West Fraser releases sustainability report, positive Q2 results

The Tree Frog Forestry News
July 28, 2022
Category: Today's Takeaway

West Fraser releases sustainability report, posts positive Q2 results as transportation challenges ease. Also reporting positive financials are: Acadian Timber; International Paper; and CP Rail. In other Company news: Northern Pulp’s legal pause is extended; Boise Cascade completes plywood acquisition; GP Cellulose invests in Alabama mill; and the US blocks illegal timber imports from Peru.

In Forest Product news: the US Endowment receives funding to track wood products and account for carbon stored; an NBC feature on mass timber buildings; and hempcrete construction makes a comeback. Meanwhile: David Suzuki says we need to look up; the World Economic Forum says forests cool the world; and the BC Forest Practices Board releases its annual report.

Finally, the secret superpowers of fungus and how skyscrapers can help cool our cities.

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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