Building materials giant James Hardie Industries fires its CEO

The Tree Frog Forestry News
January 7, 2022
Category: Today's Takeaway

James Hardie Industries fires its CEO to avoid a leadership exodus, appoints Harold Wiens as Interim CEO. Meanwhile, in Market news: lumber is soaring again thanks to supply snags in BC, and insufficient US output; but elevated inflation is back, and Russ Taylor expects the volatility and high prices to persist in 2022.

In other news: a TLA perspective on protectionism in BC’s forest industry; a broader view on deforestation worldwide; a U of Washington study says the mass timber trend is more than sustainable; and the path to net zero needs to focus on building materials. 

Finally, the US Bureau of Land Management turns 75. Here is Steve Wilent’s take.

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog News

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