Canfor Pulp is extending a curtailment at its Intercontinental pulp mill in Prince George, due to a lack of fibre. In related news: Resolute provides update on Menominee pulp mill fire; and Rayonier AM faces permit challenge in Georgia. On the Market front: US Builder confidence tumbles, Canadian home construction is up; and analysts anticipate lumber rebound in 2023.
In other news: BC launches council in support of forest communities; ENGO’s pan Canada’s approach to GHG accounting for forests; Peter Templeton named CEO of US Green Building Council; the search is underway for BC Forest Practices Board Chair; UPM’s CEO Jussi Pesonen is retiring; and BC Wood announces new cohort for its Export Readiness Training Program.
Finally, Fast + App wins award for wood roof at Simon Fraser University’s football stadium.
Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor