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June 12, 2012

British Columbia’s Special Committee on Timber Supply consultation schedule

The British Columbia Special Committee on Timber Supply has announced its plans for conducting community and provincial consultations.

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May 25th, 2012

Devon Lumber in Fredericton has wood chips piled 2 storeys high and no buyers

Harry Gill, president of Devon Lumber Company in Fredericton, New Brunswick, said he has no market for his wood chips now that so many pulp mills are shut down in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Maine, and Quebec.

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May 15th, 2012

ROTTNE INDUSTRY AB and Russia - Biggest ever order

ROTTNE INDUSTRY AB has signed one of its biggest order ever. A Russian company has ordered forestry equipment worth over 40 million. Deliveries will be made in three stages during 2012.

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April 11, 2012

Sappi Strives to Take the Guilt Out of Paper

Sappi Fine Paper North America has released eQ Journal 004, an in-depth look at sustainable forestry.

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17 April 2012

Forester slams sustainable forest management claims

Claims of sustainable management of Guyana’s forests made by the Guyana Forestry Commission (GFC) and the Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment are false even for one of the best-known timbers, says John Palmer, a Senior Associate of the Forest Management Trust.

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April 20, 2012

Province considers 'option' of over-riding chief forester to supply mills with timber

A leaked Ministry of Forests document reveals a proposal that the B.C. government override the top official charged with managing the province's forests to find a timber supply for Burns Lake.

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April 21, 2012

British Columbia: Mid-Term Timber Supply Project

In response to concerns expressed by local communities, Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations staff have been analyzing potential opportunities to increase timber supply.

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06 February 2012

Timber industry notes drought losses

Jan. 19, 2012 - According to the Texas Forestry Service, East Texas has an abundance of forestland. Individual East Texans own about 64 percent of the forestland, with Timber Investment Management Organizations, forest industry and government owning the rest.

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26 March, 2012

Natural teak forests decline, while planted teak forests increase

6 March, 2012, Rome - The results of a new FAO global Teak Resources and Market Assessment conducted in 60 tropical countries show that natural teak forests are declining worldwide and that the quality of natural gro

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March 14th, 2012

Growing criticism of B.C.’s raw log exports

British Columbia‘s Forest Minister Steve Thomson has rejected the recommendations his own Timber Export Advisory Committee dozens of times in the past 3 months, resulting in millions of dollars worth of raw logs being sent to Asia


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by Dr. Radut