Poll1

Do you think us housing starts will recover this summer (2011)?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...

Poll2

Do modern timber harvest practices take environmental concerns seriously enough?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...

Poll3

Does increased paper production in emerging nations like china and india mean the end of the north american and european paper industry?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...

Poll4

Will china's growing hunger for timber cause a threat to global supply from new zealand's forestland?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...

Poll5

Will russia eventually develop a thriving sawmill industry?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...

Per Cent Value of Lumber Forest Market Products

Volume 52 No. 2, January 11, 2002 The Value-Added Scenario You’d have a hard time finding anyone in the primary sectors of the Canadian forest industry these days unwilling to admit we have a crisis on our hands. This crisis is most apparent on the B.C. coast, where sawmills have been closing like hot dog [...]


To vote on this article click on the below bar (make sure to choose vote before clicking):
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading ... Loading ...

Government Agreement in the Lumber Forest Logging Industry

Volume 51 No. 16, April 20, 2001 The High Cost of Peace One of the biggest con jobs in history was foisted on the forest industry and the people of British Columbia on April 4, 2001, when Weyerhaeuser, Canfor, Western Forest Products, Norske Skog Canada, along with six coastal First Nations groups and the B.C. [...]


To vote on this article click on the below bar (make sure to choose vote before clicking):
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading ... Loading ...

Market Lumber Mill Prices for Plant Industry

Volume 50 No. 44 – November3, 2000 Adding the Last Straw must admit to considerable nostalgia last week when I learned TimberWest http://www.timberwest.com/home.aspx  is closing the old Youbou sawmill on southern Vancouver Island, at the end of January, 2001. To my knowledge, this is the oldest operating plant in the province, going back to 1927. [...]


To vote on this article click on the below bar (make sure to choose vote before clicking):
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading ... Loading ...

Forest Lumber Certification Company

Volume 50 No. 19 – May 12, 2000 Who’s in Charge Anyway? Read nearly any newspaper story these days involving the forest industry and before you get too far into the article, it’s almost guaranteed you’ll be reading about certification. Not only is certification the hot topic for the media this year, but it has [...]


To vote on this article click on the below bar (make sure to choose vote before clicking):
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading ... Loading ...

Japanese Construction Lumber Market

Volume 50 No. 11 – March 17, 2000 Keeping an Eye on Japan After three consecutive years in decline, housing starts in Japan increased 1.4 per cent in 1999 to 1,214,601 units. These statistics, released in Japan Lumber Reports (JLR), No 317 were met with enthusiasm in B.C., even though they fell below previous predictions [...]


To vote on this article click on the below bar (make sure to choose vote before clicking):
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading ... Loading ...

Week’s Forest Market Prices

Volume 50 No. 24 – June 16, 2000 Hooray for Interfor The war that has waged for the past 20 years over logging on the B.C. coast took a turn for the worse this week, when Justice David Vickers ofthe B.C. Supreme Court unexpectedly decided to squash an earlier Interfor injunction against anti-logging protesters in [...]


To vote on this article click on the below bar (make sure to choose vote before clicking):
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading ... Loading ...

People Poll on Company Logging Traders

Volume 50 No. 18 – May 5, 2000 The Trouble with Public Opinion Last week, one of our local newspapers ran a story about a poll that was done by a polling company called View points Research. The poll, part of a larger survey conducted by the company, was done to test public reaction to [...]


To vote on this article click on the below bar (make sure to choose vote before clicking):
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading ... Loading ...