Western Forests Products, Union (PPWC) reach 8-year agreement

The Tree Frog Forestry News
September 23, 2021
Category: Today's Takeaway

Western Forest Products and the Public and Private Workers of Canada – Local 8 reached an 8-year collective agreement in BC. In other Business news: insurers are cutting back on coverage for sawmills; Northern Pulp investigates an onsite treatment facility; Verso is in acquisition talks with Atlas Holdings; timber prices rise in the Lake States; and a new consumer report claims to combat deforestation.

In Forestry news: Ontario releases State of Natural Resources report; new research says Maine’s forest are getting denser; an interview with the new US Forest Service Chief; and more National Forest Week coverage from Kamloops and Port Alberni.

Finally, some Global Buyers Mission highlights on Asia and Japan. Next up—WoodTALKS.

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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