Attendees came from around the globe, many of them ready to do business. Started in 2004 by TimberWest Magazine, the Small Log Conference (SLC) has always been international, but this time around, it morphed into a reverse trade mission, as well.Continue
Loggers from Wallowa County are poised for a major role in expanded timber-cutting operations urgently planned for the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone, the approximately 19-mile area encircling the site of the former Soviet Union’s disastrous nuclear power plant accident of April 1986.
Michael Green Architects’ Wood Innovation Centre in Prince George, British Columbia, Canada, breaks ground in May. The Wood Innovation and Design Centre (WIDC) in Prince George, British Columbia, Canada, is a roughly $24.5 million (U.S.), 90-foot-tall building that showcases the latest in wood construction.
This report fills the gap and points to the growth in use of woody biomass for energy in community facilities, such as schools, hospitals and more. When the right technology is matched with the right setting, woody biomass can offset the costs of other fuel sources, especially fuel oil and propane. As of January 2013, 297 institutional facilities have been identified as operational.
After 90 years, Rough & Ready Lumber will close permanenty, laying of 85, highlights logging stalemate in Congress
Citing a lack of federal timber, Rough & Ready Lumber is closing its 90-year-old sawmill in Cave Junction, the last mill operating in southwest Oregon’s Josephine County. The closure, announced Wednesday, means the loss of 85 jobs. It comes amid a Congressional stalemate on plans to boost logging in U.S. Bureau of Land Management forests.