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CCA Treated Wood in Canada Lumber Prices

Volume 52 No. 6, February 8, 2002 The Bad Boys List Whether it’s a wooden deck, a picnic table, fence posts, or utility poles, chances are the wood is pressure treated with chromated copper arsenate or CCA, and right now CCA is on the bad boys list. CCA is applied to wood to prevent rot [...]


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Industry Lumber Prices down on Canadian Forest Market

Volume 50 No. 36 – September8, 2000 Struggling for Survival Each week after I publish my Friday editorial, I wait in anticipation to see who might respond. I am ever hopeful someone will write a letter, phone, or send an e-mail bitching about something I have said or at least endorsing my opinion. Unfortunately, my [...]


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Main Prices for the Old Mills Lumber Newfoundland Market

Volume 50 No. 29 – July 21, 2000 Coming Out Fighting! here’s an old saying that misery loves company, and in that respect, I felt more than a little empathy for the forest industry in western Newfoundland this week, when I learned the fight is just starting up there over harvesting in old growth timber. [...]


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Week Industry Lumber Prices

Volume 50 No. 10 – March 10, 2000 More Consolidation Coming he 13th annual PricewaterhouseCoopers Pacific North west Forest Industry Conference held in Vancouver, B.C. March 7, was a venue for 380 industry executives who were told B.C. forest companies posted an estimated collective profit of $600 million. A smile went through the audience at [...]


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Market Lumber Prices Pulp Producers

Volume 50 No. 49 – December 8, 2000 As the year 2000 draws to a close, it behooves us to reflect on events of the past 12 months and speculate on what lies ahead. The most pressing issue this year, apart from the political acrobatics of two federal elections, has been the sad state of [...]


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