Weyerhaeuser announced resolution of its strike in Oregon & Washington. In other Business news: Northern Pulp seeks creditor protection in BC court; Ontario’s White River mill flourishes despite challenges; Hampton Lumber donates to Burns Lake, BC project; and Saskatchewan’s Prince Albert mill prepares for restart-construction. Meanwhile: BC’s Deputy Premier on Vancouver Island forestry; Algoma Steel looks to biomass for fuel; and StructureCraft’s latest bridge over the Bow River.
In other news: Prince Edward Island strikes emergency task force post-Fiona; a decade of drought and fire in Sierra Nevada; the Softwood Lumber Board’s investment update; Canada’s tree obsession is absurd (says Rex Murphy); the UK’s timber gap; and New Zealand’s forestry hysteria.
Finally, hang onto your pumpkins (literally) and have a safe and happy Halloween.
Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor