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FSC Certification in Limbo for Resolute Forest Products

The FSC-certified lumber producer lost three certificates over issues that include indigenous peoples' rights and environmental impact. Read more

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Mills in Two Canadian Provinces Decry Lack of Rail Cars

The trade associations for the forest products industry in Canada's Ontario and Quebec provinces are complaining about a lack of railcars that is crimping potential sales in the U.S., a newspaper report says. Read more

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Photo Evidence: Canadian Consultants Chronicle Jobsite Blunders
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Jeld-Wen Names Orsino President

Jeld-Wen appointed Philip Orsino as president. The move comes a little over two weeks after Jeld-Wen announced that Onex Corp., a North American investment firm based in Toronto, would purchase a 58% stake in the company. Read more

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BMHC Angles To Reap $82.2M in Tax Refunds

Building Materials Holding Corp., eyeing a potential $82.2 million in tax refunds thanks to a recent act of Congress, is proposing to sell by year-end what once was among its most successful units and wind down its business operations in Illinois. Read more

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U.S. Slaps $55 Million in Duties on Canadian Softwood

The United States imposed April 7 nearly $55 million worth of import duties on softwood lumber from the Canadian provinces of Ontario, Quebec, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan over what it said was Canada's failure to fix a breach of a 2006 agreement between the two countries. Read more

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