Canfor Pulp Temporarily Curtails Intercontinental Pulp Mill

The Tree Frog Forestry News
December 20, 2022
Category: Today's Takeaway

Citing fibre shortages, Canfor temporarily curtails its Prince George Intercontinental Pulp Mill. In related news: lumber falls to new 2022 low; US housing starts continue their decline; homebuilder sentiment drops again; containerboard prices decline; packaging and writing paper shipments decrease; and fuel prices are up. Meanwhile: millwork distributor Metrie acquires Fred Tebb & Sons; and SFPA has a new communications manager.

In Forestry/Climate news: Nova Scotia will use more biomass to generate electricity; the Japan/Canada partnership on wood pellet energy; Alaska seeks to monetize carbon credits; ENGO gives failing grades to paper producers; the pros and cons for logging in Cowichan, BC; and some post-COP15 buzz from Montreal.

Finally, a BC sawmiller’s tale of love, sabotage and life at the mill.

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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