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The RCMP said they arrested five people as they removed a protest camp on Vancouver Island that’s blocking access to a forestry operation near Lake Cowichan on June 29. “After weeks of discussions with the Indigenous leaders from Ditidaht, Huu-ay-aht and Pacheedaht Nations, the RCMP attended the Haddon Main and Carrmanah Mainline Forest Service Roads
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Evolve Stone’s Capital Sky stone siding offers an offset pattern featuring stones with varied heights and varied lengths, coupled with natural stone textures designed for an organic look and feel. For the siding segment, cautious optimism holds sway in turbulent times. When armor was first created around 1400 B.C. by the ancient Greeks, it was
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The Canada-U.S. softwood lumber dispute that has lasted some forty years is good for neither country, Montreal Economic Institute (MEI) researchers conclude in a publication launched today. The drop in Canadian production has direct consequences on this country’s forestry industry, and is not offset by the increased production south of the border, which leads to
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istock.com/xijian MCLEAN, Va. — Freddie Mac today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey (PMMS), showing that the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) averaged 5.70%. “The rapid rise in mortgage rates has finally paused, largely due to the countervailing forces of high inflation and the increasing possibility of an economic recession,” said Sam Khater,
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James Hardie’s Hardie Architectural Collection features an all-new integrated solution of Hardie Architectural Panels and Hardie Architectural Trims, developed to inspire homeowners to reimagine their homes with fresh, modern exterior looks. Designed with architects for homeowners, the inaugural Hardie Architectural Panels showcase a variety of textures inspired by nature and deliver the protection of Hardie
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Mosaic Forest Management is recognizing forestry contractors who have contributed to the company’s focus on safety, environmental performance, Indigenous relations, diversity, equity, and inclusion, and quality over the past year. “We are privileged to partner with outstanding contractors who demonstrate excellence in so many different areas, starting with safety,” said Jeff Zweig, president and CEO
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Pictured (from left to right): Bethany Hammond, Marketing; Sadie Hammond, Director of Organizational Development; Mike Hammond, President & CEO; Scott Brock, President of Brock’s; Connie Brock, Vice President of Brock’s; Evan Brock, Purchasing of Brock’s; Mary Hammond; and Don Hammond, Executive Vice President. BELGRADE, Maine – Hammond Lumber has acquired Brock’s Building Materials, a third-generation,
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Canfor Corporation and Canfor Pulp Products Inc. have jointly announced the release of the 2021 Sustainability Report which includes additional performance targets for climate change, water management, waste management, and air quality. This is a continuation of their bold ambition to become an industry leader in sustainability and furthers their commitments to sustainable forestry; safety,
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Associated Press Coney Island’s Luna Park to expand, introduce 3 attractions Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, step right up and witness Coney Island’s Luna Park like you’ve never seen it before. The beachfront tourist destination will soon be introducing three new attractions and pedestrian plazas on several acres along the iconic Coney Island, New
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A pedestrian passes a branch of Boots retailer and pharmacy in London on July 9, 2020. (Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images) Dealmaking booms when markets are stable and businesses are feeling good about the economy and access to financing. When conditions deteriorate, confidence flags, and the number of companies going public or pursuing takeovers drops. That’s what is
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The affordable housing lottery has launched for 661 Manida Street, an eight-story residential building with senior housing in Hunts Point, The Bronx. Designed by Rise Architecture and developed by Josil Group, the structure yields 56 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 32 units for residents at 80 percent of the area median income (AMI),
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Illustrative image (Source: VNA) Khanh Hoa (VNA) – The Forest Protection Department under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, in collaboration with the United States Forest Service (USFS), held a workshop on building a law enforcement curriculum for forest rangers in Vietnam on June 30 in the central province of Khanh Hoa. Speaking at
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