Industry News

  • Logging and sawmill residue should be making more money says ABARES
    GOING TO WASTE: Millions of tonnes of log and sawmill residue could be making money according to an ABARES report. Picture: File photo. Millions  ... read more
    Source: “Forestry industry” OR “Softwood lumber” OR “Forest Service” OR “Forest Restoration” OR “Sawmill” OR “Lumber Production” OR “Lumber Prices” OR “Lumber Mill”Published on 2018-11-12
  • With wildfires raging, disaster relief funding has been put in the spotlight
    ... these fires are predicted to be extremely costly even after multiple warnings including this one by the head of the U.S. Forest service in June:. ... read more
    Source: “Forestry industry” OR “Softwood lumber” OR “Forest Service” OR “Forest Restoration” OR “Sawmill” OR “Lumber Production” OR “Lumber Prices” OR “Lumber Mill”Published on 2018-11-12
  • Martinez: Drought, warming harm Sierra trees
    The U.S. Forest Service works hard to clear out some of the dead trees with prescribed burns, but many are still standing and that provides even more  ... read more
    Source: “Forestry industry” OR “Softwood lumber” OR “Forest Service” OR “Forest Restoration” OR “Sawmill” OR “Lumber Production” OR “Lumber Prices” OR “Lumber Mill”Published on 2018-11-12
  • Texas firefighters heading to California to help battle deadly wildfires
    The following comes from the Texas A&M Forest Service: Some 200 firefighters in 50 engines from 47 Texas fire departments in 23 counties will head  ... read more
    Source: “Forestry industry” OR “Softwood lumber” OR “Forest Service” OR “Forest Restoration” OR “Sawmill” OR “Lumber Production” OR “Lumber Prices” OR “Lumber Mill”Published on 2018-11-12
  • Are The California Wildfires The Product Of Resource Mismanagement?
    The White House has proposed cutting funds to the Interior Department and Forest Service — which both parties in Congress say is a bad idea. ... read more
    Source: “Forestry industry” OR “Softwood lumber” OR “Forest Service” OR “Forest Restoration” OR “Sawmill” OR “Lumber Production” OR “Lumber Prices” OR “Lumber Mill”Published on 2018-11-12
  • Forest Service responds to two fires Monday
    At about 11:20 a.m. Monday, Nov. 12, U.S. Forest Service firefighters responded to a small vegetation wildfire off of Highway 74 near the old turkey  ... read more
    Source: “Forestry industry” OR “Softwood lumber” OR “Forest Service” OR “Forest Restoration” OR “Sawmill” OR “Lumber Production” OR “Lumber Prices” OR “Lumber Mill”Published on 2018-11-12
  • Firefighters across Texas, including DFW, are heading to California
    On Saturday, California emergency officials contacted the Texas Division of Emergency Management who then called Texas A&M Forest Service to  ... read more
    Source: “Forestry industry” OR “Softwood lumber” OR “Forest Service” OR “Forest Restoration” OR “Sawmill” OR “Lumber Production” OR “Lumber Prices” OR “Lumber Mill”Published on 2018-11-12
  • Men arrested for suspected Camp Fire looting reportedly dressed like Forest Service workers
    Two men arrested for suspected looting on Saturday in Paradise, a town decimated by the massive Camp Fire, were reportedly dressed in neon  ... read more
    Source: “Forestry industry” OR “Softwood lumber” OR “Forest Service” OR “Forest Restoration” OR “Sawmill” OR “Lumber Production” OR “Lumber Prices” OR “Lumber Mill”Published on 2018-11-12
  • Majority of California’s forests managed by feds; scientist says mismanagement isn’t to blame
    In addition, Peter Stine, a retired research scientist for the US Forest Service in Davis, Calif. told KTVU on Monday that land mismanagement is not the  ... read more
    Source: “Forestry industry” OR “Softwood lumber” OR “Forest Service” OR “Forest Restoration” OR “Sawmill” OR “Lumber Production” OR “Lumber Prices” OR “Lumber Mill”Published on 2018-11-12
  • Buy forest service cabin
    The Manti-La Sal Forest Service recently announced two more cabins in the Gooseberry area will be available to rent this summer. C. S. Horses are  ... read more
    Source: “Forestry industry” OR “Softwood lumber” OR “Forest Service” OR “Forest Restoration” OR “Sawmill” OR “Lumber Production” OR “Lumber Prices” OR “Lumber Mill”Published on 2018-11-12
  • Map Shows Areas of San Diego at Highest Risk of Wildfires
    The U.S. Forest Service Fire Modeling Institute has an interactive map to help identify wildfire risk. The map shows areas that are at the highest risk of  ... read more
    Source: “Forestry industry” OR “Softwood lumber” OR “Forest Service” OR “Forest Restoration” OR “Sawmill” OR “Lumber Production” OR “Lumber Prices” OR “Lumber Mill”Published on 2018-11-12
  • Crews Fighting Vegetation Fire In Stanislaus National Forest
    Tuolumne County, CA — There is a 3-5 acre fire that ignited in a remote area of the Stanislaus National Forest. The Forest Service reports that it is  ... read more
    Source: “Forestry industry” OR “Softwood lumber” OR “Forest Service” OR “Forest Restoration” OR “Sawmill” OR “Lumber Production” OR “Lumber Prices” OR “Lumber Mill”Published on 2018-11-12
  • Conifex sawmill workers in BC to take two breaks amid higher log costs, duties
    Conifex says it requires a 15 per cent cut in lumber production for the ... to falling lumber prices, stiff export duties, increasing log costs and a drop in  ... read more
    Source: “Forestry industry” OR “Softwood lumber” OR “Forest Service” OR “Forest Restoration” OR “Sawmill” OR “Lumber Production” OR “Lumber Prices” OR “Lumber Mill”Published on 2018-11-12
  • First responders who lost homes in Camp Fire still report for duty
    One of them is Leland Ratcliff, captain of the US Forest Service's Feather River Hotshot crew. He saw the smoke over Paradise on Thursday and said  ... read more
    Source: “Forestry industry” OR “Softwood lumber” OR “Forest Service” OR “Forest Restoration” OR “Sawmill” OR “Lumber Production” OR “Lumber Prices” OR “Lumber Mill”Published on 2018-11-12
  • 22607 Birch Ridge Meadow Drive, Spring, TX 77389
    Lovely home on a great location close to I 45 and Exxon Mobil Complex. Enjoy the amenities of Sawmill Ranch from the walking trails and lakes to the  ... read more
    Source: “Forestry industry” OR “Softwood lumber” OR “Forest Service” OR “Forest Restoration” OR “Sawmill” OR “Lumber Production” OR “Lumber Prices” OR “Lumber Mill”Published on 2018-11-12

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