The BC Supreme Court has appointed a receiver for Skeena Sawmills and its affiliates. In other Business news: Canfor’s VIDA signs deal to buy a sawmill in Ingar, Sweden; a fire broke out at Weyerhaeuser’s Buckhannon sawmill in West Virgina; and hurricane Idalia reaked havoc on Florida’s timber resource. Meanwhile: Brazil risks losing sales over the new European deforestation law, and SFPA explains how its lumber manufacturers can comply with the pending regulation.
In other news: France’s new climate commitments include more biomass energy; US firefighters face a looming pay cut; Canadian firefighters struggle to get compensated for health risks; Montana employs AI to slow future wildfires; and most evacuation orders and alerts are lifted in BC’s Okanagan valley.
Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor