A chocolate bar bought in the United States might have been made in Belgium with cocoa from Côte d’Ivoire, almonds from Morocco, vanilla from Madagascar and sugar from Brazil. It is hard to know, however, whether these ingredients were grown on deforested land or harvested using forced or child labour. It’s the same story for
Standing: Lynne Leon, COO, Nak’azdli Whut’en; Councillor Leonard Thomas, Nak’azdli Whut’en; Councillor Catherine Lessard, Nak’azdli Whut’en; Bernard Tobin, Forestry Consultant, Nak’azdli Whut’en; Councillor Alyssa Lepka, Nak’azdli Whut’en; Councillor Nolan Sadalon, Nak’azdli Whut’en; Councillor Murial Sam, Nak’azdli Whut’en; Dyon Armstrong, Vice President, Dunkley Lumber; Jeremy Cover, Planning Forester, Dunkley Lumber; JP Wenger, Woodlands Manager, Nak’azdli Whut’en.
UFP Industries, Inc. GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., June 27, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — UFP Industries (Nasdaq: UFPI) today announced that its affiliate, PalletOne, Inc., has acquired a 50 percent equity stake in Dempsey Wood Products, LLC. The purchase agreement includes options for PalletOne to purchase the remaining 50 percent of Dempsey after three years. Founded in
Simpcw Resources Group’s forestry department is preparing, submitting, and implementing rehabilitation plans for several wildfires that burned near Clearwater and Vavenby, B.C. Working with the B.C. Ministry of Forests and Simpcw Band Entrepreneurs, this rehabilitation project aims to restore fireguards established during wildfire suppression efforts conducted during the 2021 wildfire season. As part of the
Photo from video courtesy Hawaiʻi Department of Land and Natural Resources (BIVN) – The Pālamanui Forest Preserve in Kona recently got a helping hand from Governor David Ige during a visit to the 706-acre tropical, dryland forest. From the Hawaiʻi Department of Land and Natural Resources: Less than a mile upslope from the Ellison Onizuka
U.S. stocks wavered Monday as the major indexes struggled to sustain momentum from last week’s rally. The S&P 500 ticked up 0.1% as of 11:20 a.m. ET, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed just above breakeven, with both benchmarks swinging between gains and losses. The Nasdaq Composite edged down about 0.3%. The moves follow
A Uyghur student is set to go on trial for “separatism” in the city of Urumqi on Tuesday in what appears to be the latest example of the Chinese government’s strategy to unlawfully imprison Muslims in the country’s Xinjiang region, Amnesty International said today. Zulyar Yasin was detained at his home in December 2021 and
L&W Supply CHICAGO — L&W Supply Corporation has acquired the assets of American Building Materials with locations in Wadsworth, Ohio, and Hebron, Ohio. By acquiring American Building Materials, L&W Supply will increase its team of associates and strengthen its presence in Ohio. With the acquisition, L&W Supply now has eight locations in Ohio. Founded as
istock.com/Paulbr WASHINGTON — After posting four consecutive monthly declines on rising mortgage rates and worsening affordability conditions, new home sales posted a solid gain in May as some buyers rushed into the market in advance of the Federal Reserve’s June interest rate hike. Sales of newly built, single-family homes in May increased 10.7% to a
Tropical Forest Products’ Black Label sustainable hardwoods. TORONTO, ON — Tropical Forest Products has announced that its premium Black Label brand of Ipe and other tropical hardwoods will now be available through L.L. Johnson Lumber Mfg. Co. locations in Charlotte, Michigan and South Bend, Indiana. L.L Johnson will distribute the full line of Black Label’s sustainable tropical hardwoods throughout their
Six winners of the Softwood Lumber Board (SLB) and USDA Forest Service (USDA) $2,000,000 2022 Mass Timber Competition: Building to Net-Zero Carbon were announced today. The winning projects demonstrate mass timber’s innovative applications in architectural design, and highlight its significant role in reducing the carbon footprint of the built environment. “One aspect of managing healthy,
After posting four consecutive monthly declines on rising mortgage rates and worsening affordability conditions, new home sales posted a solid gain in May as some buyers rushed into the market in advance of the Federal Reserve’s June interest rate hike. Sales of newly built, single-family homes in May increased 10.7 per cent to a 696,000
A house’s real estate for sale sign shows the home as being “Under Contract” in Washington, DC. Saul Loeb | AFP | Getty Images Pending home sales, a measure of signed contracts on existing homes, rose slightly in May, up 0.7% compared with April, according to the National Association of Realtors. That broke a six-month
Cocktail rail. Drink rail. Deckboard top rail. Whatever you call it, this look has exploded in popularity for both its aesthetic and its functionality. A deckboard top rail makes a deck even more welcoming as an entertaining space and allows the color of the decking to carry through to the railing for a seamless style.