Canfor Announces Capital Investments In B.C. Sawmill

Canfor Corporation announced today that, subject to ratification of the tentative labor agreement between the Company and the United Steelworkers, the Company will proceed with capital investments totaling approximately $36 million to improve efficiency and recovery...

Wood Dust Warning Came Before Deadly B.C. Sawmill Blasts

Sawmills in B.C.’s Interior were warned wood dust was an explosive risk before two deadly sawmill explosions earlier this year, in which wood dust is suspected as a factor. But the advice took a back seat to concern that dust was harmful to workers’ lungs....

American, Canadian Union Members Unite To Speak To RFP

American and Canadian union members who work for forest industry giant Resolute Forest Products (formerly AbitibiBowater) have joined forces to “speak with one voice” to the company. About 100 union delegates from ten Canadian Resolute mills in Ontario,...