Category Archives: Mills

West Fraser Timber withdraws 2020 production outlook due to COVID-19

VANCOUVER — West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. says it is withdrawing its production outlook for the year due to the uncertain impact of measures to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic. The Vancouver-based forest products producer says it expects output to be further hurt over the coming months from the novel coronavirus’s influence on the supply chain and market demand. Read

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How is COVID-19 Impacting the Global Bioenergy Sector?

From Forest2Market>> The COVID-10 pandemic may have temporarily changed the way a number of businesses interact with customers, but those supporting essential industries who have remained on the “front lines” to minimize disruptions and downtime are true heroes during this challenging time. As essential employees, participants in the forest products supply chain have demonstrated real determination in delivering the forest

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AFPA forecasts a calamitous decline in housing construction: urgent recovery package needed

From >> The Australian Forest Products Association (AFPA) is calling on Australia’s leaders to urgently put in place a stimulus recovery package for the housing construction sector to counter the massive reduction in new house starts and therefore the timber products used in their construction. Read the rest of the article here:

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