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Misleading Report -Canada’s Forest Sector Responds

Earlier today, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and Nature Canada jointly released a misleading and damaging report on Canada’s GHG emissions. Derek Nighbor, President and CEO, Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) issued the following statement in response: Last week, economists from the Royal Bank of Canada confirmed their expectation that Canada will enter […]

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Prices for hardwood chips traded internationally increased 1.3%

Prices for hardwood chips traded overseas increased 1.3% in January,2015, but were still 5.8% lower than in early 2014, according to theFOEX PIX-HCG Index Prices for hardwood chip shipped over the Pacific Rim and the Atlantic to markets in Asia and Europe have trended downward for more than three years. However, inDecember 2014 and January […]

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JAS Formula for Pine Logs Measurement

JAS FORMULAE For logs less than 6 m long V = D^2 *L/10000  where D is the shortest diameter in centimetres L = length in metres  V = volume in cubic metres  2. For logs equal to or greater than 6 m long  V = (D + (L’-4)/2)^2 * (L/10000) Where D is the shortest diameter […]

Acacia Shirleyi Hardwoods Export
China Timber Newsletter

Warning Bells – Logs export to China may slow down dramatically

Log exports to China are expected to slow down after surging in recent years. The red hot Chinese demand for U.S. timber is beginning to cool due to overbuilding, according to a forest economist.“While we don’t expect a collapse in log exports, we expect exports to slow in the next five years,” said Rocky Goodnow, […]