Kalesnikoff to build mass timber mill in West Kootenays, BC

The Tree Frog Forestry News
March 7, 2024
Category: Today's Takeaway

Kalesnikoff announced plans to build a new mass timber facility in the West Kootenays, BC. In related news: JD Irving acquires Mill Services in Cobleskill, New York; workers lobby for restart of the shuttered Terrace Bay pulp mill; and the Steelworkers reach new deal with CN Rail. Meanwhile: the US trade czar opines on renewal of the North American trade pact; Brent Jang says natural gas is overtaking forestry in BC; and the latest market prognostications by ERA’s Kevin Mason.

In Forestry/Climate news: the US approved a new rule on GHG reporting by companies; a UK professor and climate scientist is sounding the alarm; Ontario braces for impacts of global warming; Minnesota experiments in forest assisted migration; Oregon is changing the rules governing logging; and a USDA feature on the origins of the Gifford Pinchot National Forest.

Finally, WorkSafeBC’s first aid changes, and safety challenges faced by women in construction.

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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