The Board of Managers of the National Hardwood Lumber Association (NHLA) announced the appointment of Dallin Brooks as the organization’s Executive Director. Since June of last year, the Search Committee has been on a quest to find the right Executive Director to help NHLA reach its full potential. “With the help of the recruiting firm Vetted
In January 2022, Germany’s exports of logs declined 72.3% year-on-year to 256.9 thousand m3. According to Lesprom Analytics, the value of exports declined 53.9% to $34.7 million. Average price of logs jumped 66.4% to $135.1 per m3.
Total manufacturing sales in Canada rose 3.7% in February, according to preliminary data of Statistics Canada. The growth was mainly due to higher sales in the motor vehicle, petroleum and coal, wood, as well as food product industries. This estimate was calculated based on a weighted response rate of 77.2%. The average final response rate for
Terminal Forest Products located in Richmond, B.C., is investing in a new log positioning infeed system. The new system feeds an existing chipper canter, twin bandmill, and double-arbor gangsaw. The new equipment is scheduled to be installed early in 2023. The new infeed system will include an autorotation log scanner upstream from a quad roll
From left, Craig Tompkins and Dale Brown at the Wood Fiber Group headquarters in Ridgefield, Wash. Photo supplied. The recent merger of USNR and Wood Fiber Group will see a new leadership team for the combined companies. Wood Fiber Group’s Craig Tompkins has been named company CEO and is responsible for developing growth strategies and
An audit of Taan Forest Limited Partnership’s tree farm licence 60 and Taan Forest Ltd.’s forest licence A87661 on Haida Gwaii has found the company complied with almost all requirements of the Forest and Range Practices Act (FRPA) and the Wildfire Act. The audit examined forestry activities carried out between September 2019 and September 2021.
The Indigenous Resource Network, a non-partisan platform for Indigenous workers and business owners involved in resource development, commissioned a poll by Environics Research to gauge Indigenous support for forestry and other resource development activities. A total of 510 self-identified First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons living in rural areas or on reserve across Canada (excluding