Business

Asia imports up as U.S. targets B.C. lumber

#BCForestFuture series: Premier Christy Clark confident Donald Trump wants housing construction boom, needs B.C. lumber

Great Bear Rainforest protection takes effect Jan. 1

One third of region off limits to commercial logging, annual cut set at 2.5 million cubic metres per year

Small is beautiful for northern mill owners

#BCForestFuture series: Nechako Lumber was B.C.'s first to sell lumber to Japan, and has led the way in dealing with mountain pine beetle

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        South Okanagan-Similkameen business award winners chosen by their fans

        Valley First, a division of First West Credit Union, has announced the winners in its 2016 Fan Choice Awards.

        Indigenous forest industry looks to Pacific Rim

        #BCForestFuture series: Carrier Sekani chief joins forest trade mission to Asia, where cultural ties and business are intertwined

        B.C. wood high-rise is the talk of Asia

        #BCForestFuture series: Structurlam of Penticton has builders and engineers asking questions in Japan and China

        China moves to stop illegal logging trade

        Beijing shifts toward sustainable lumber certification

        B.C. looks to China as U.S. lumber lobby retaliates

        Chinese government's pollution targets may give edge to wood construction over steel or concrete

        B.C. log home maker has deep roots in Japan

        Reconstruction continues in fishing village wiped off map by tsunami's wall of water

        B.C. tall trees help restore Japan’s tall ship

        Timber from Port Alberni helped Japanese museum replace historic ship masts destroyed in tsunami

        B.C. braces for new U.S. lumber trade action

        Notice of American litigation follows expiry of last Canada-U.S. softwood lumber agreement in October

        Log scanning pioneered to find flaws in timber

        Skeena Sawmills wants to be B.C.'s first mill to use CT scanning technology to produce high-grade wood from lower-grade stands

        • Nov 23rd, 2016

        Longer trucks save forest companies money, fuel

        BC FOREST FUTURE: Nine-axle log trucks reduce costs, carbon emissions on longer hauls needed in areas affected by mountain pine beetle

        • Nov 22nd, 2016

        Trump election casts shadow on softwood lumber trade

        Donald Trump's crusade against NAFTA could embolden the U.S. Lumber Coalition to renew its battle against B.C. lumber exports

        B.C. Liberal delegates back ride sharing

        B.C. Liberal Party members say Metro Vancouver is the last major city in North America to keep Uber out

        B.C. works to track mobile data spread

        With 12,000 fast-evolving mobile devices, the B.C. government needs strict security, Auditor General Carol Bellringer says

        U.S. lumber trade faces uncertain future

        U.S. industry free to file formal complaints against B.C. wood products as of today, Canadian producers look to China and Japan

        B.C. aiming to improve tenant protection

        Housing Minister Rich Coleman says solution to rent increase loophole will take time, NDP's John Horgan wants action now

        B.C. mine cleanup marks deal with Alaska

        B.C. takes over Tulsequah Chief cleanup, agreement signed to protect Taku, Unuk, Alsek and Stikine Rivers

        Computer system cost control needed: auditor

        Auditor General Carol Bellringer says big computer upgrades are a problem the world over, not just at ICBC and the B.C. health ministry