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Plum Creek to invest $10 mil in Montana plants

Metla Finland - Fri, 2015-04-03 03:56

A gradual increase in housing starts across the U.S. and better timber prices are two factors behind Plum Creek Timber Co.’s decision to invest $10 million in plant improvements at its Northwest Montana manufacturing plants.
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Firm buys idled Cone mill 

Global Forest Information Service - Fri, 2015-04-03 03:43

A century-old, long-idled Lane County lumber mill has been sold out of bankruptcy.
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Firm buys idled Cone mill 

Metla Finland - Fri, 2015-04-03 03:43

A century-old, long-idled Lane County lumber mill has been sold out of bankruptcy.
Categories: Europe

Despite decades of deforestation, the Earth is getting greener

Global Forest Information Service - Fri, 2015-04-03 03:24

While the news coming out of forests is often dominated by deforestation and habitat loss, research published in Nature Climate Change shows that the world has actually got greener over the past decade.
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Despite decades of deforestation, the Earth is getting greener

Metla Finland - Fri, 2015-04-03 03:24

While the news coming out of forests is often dominated by deforestation and habitat loss, research published in Nature Climate Change shows that the world has actually got greener over the past decade.
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AZ forest restoration contractor struggling 

Global Forest Information Service - Fri, 2015-04-03 03:01

The company charged with the largest forest restoration project in history has encountered fresh difficulties, including a slow start in undertaking its vast thinning project and difficulties getting even its first, small-scale mill up and running.
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AZ forest restoration contractor struggling 

Metla Finland - Fri, 2015-04-03 03:01

The company charged with the largest forest restoration project in history has encountered fresh difficulties, including a slow start in undertaking its vast thinning project and difficulties getting even its first, small-scale mill up and running.
Categories: Europe

Brazil’s deforestation rates are on the rise again

Global Forest Information Service - Fri, 2015-04-03 02:55

In a world hungry for environmental success stories, Brazil has been the closest thing we have to a golden child.
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Brazil’s deforestation rates are on the rise again

Metla Finland - Fri, 2015-04-03 02:55

In a world hungry for environmental success stories, Brazil has been the closest thing we have to a golden child.
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Restore federal forests and rural communities – Duane Vaagen’s testimony to U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Global Forest Information Service - Fri, 2015-04-03 02:39

It’s uncommon for someone from rural northeast Washington to testify in front of the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, where Sen. Maria Cantwell (Wash.) now serves as the ranking Democrat.
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Restore federal forests and rural communities – Duane Vaagen’s testimony to U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Metla Finland - Fri, 2015-04-03 02:39

It’s uncommon for someone from rural northeast Washington to testify in front of the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, where Sen. Maria Cantwell (Wash.) now serves as the ranking Democrat.
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11 Years of Innovative Wood Design

Global Forest Information Service - Fri, 2015-04-03 00:04
The BC Wood Design Awards presented by Wood WORKS! BC reached its 11th year, once again including people from the industry, media, and the community to celebrate beautiful architectural and structural wood design. Guests were welcomed at the Vancouver Convention centre, which itself is an innovative example of wood construction. Everyone had an opportunity to view the stunning wood creations by all the nominees over a …
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11 Years of Innovative Wood Design

Metla Finland - Fri, 2015-04-03 00:04
The BC Wood Design Awards presented by Wood WORKS! BC reached its 11th year, once again including people from the industry, media, and the community to celebrate beautiful architectural and structural wood design. Guests were welcomed at the Vancouver Convention centre, which itself is an innovative example of wood construction. Everyone had an opportunity to view the stunning wood creations by all the nominees over a …
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Helena National Forest worker survives helicopter crash that killed two

Metla Finland - Thu, 2015-04-02 23:14

A Helena National Forest employee was the sole survivor of a helicopter crash that killed two people in Mississippi.
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India: An opportunity on our horizon, a world away

Metla Finland - Thu, 2015-04-02 22:54

As the car carrying our small group of BC forestry representatives winds its way through the village of MacLeod Ganj in the sun drenched hills of Northern India, we pass by a sawmill.
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India: An opportunity on our horizon, a world away

Global Forest Information Service - Thu, 2015-04-02 22:54

As the car carrying our small group of BC forestry representatives winds its way through the village of MacLeod Ganj in the sun drenched hills of Northern India, we pass by a sawmill.
Categories: Forest

As shortage looms, top skilled forest sector talent in high demand throughout B.C.

Metla Finland - Thu, 2015-04-02 22:46

Like many industries, forestry is projecting to lose their most experienced workers as the baby boomers continue to retire, but forestry has also had to watch much of their younger talent migrating east to work in the oil and gas industry, where many of the same skills are in demand.
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As shortage looms, top skilled forest sector talent in high demand throughout B.C.

Global Forest Information Service - Thu, 2015-04-02 22:46

Like many industries, forestry is projecting to lose their most experienced workers as the baby boomers continue to retire, but forestry has also had to watch much of their younger talent migrating east to work in the oil and gas industry, where many of the same skills are in demand.
Categories: Forest

Futuristic approaches to one of Canada’s oldest industries – The Forest Sector

Global Forest Information Service - Thu, 2015-04-02 22:38

The commitment being shown to technology and innovation is helping to drive Canada’s burgeoning forestry industry.
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Biomass boiler supplies green energy at Ferrum College

Global Forest Information Service - Thu, 2015-04-02 22:27

A new boiler towers more than two stories at Ferrum College.
Categories: Forest