Six months into war, Russian hardwoods still flowing into US
The Tree Frog Forestry News
August 26, 2022
Category: Today’s Takeaway
Six months into the war, Russian hardwoods are still flowing into the US — importers says they have no choice. In other Business news: Rosboro reduces production at its Springfield stud mill; Georgia Pacific invests in its Tennessee corrugated box plant; Pacific Woodtech assumes ownership of Golden, BC mill; and Collins appoints Tom Insko as new CEO. In Market news: US and UK housing markets face headwinds; while wood pellet demand soars, and CLT’s fortunes rise.
In other news: Canada seeks to expand its biomass supply; Washington state invests in urban forestry; Biomass Magazine speaks to wood dust and safety; and anti-logging coverage from BC, California, and Tasmania.
Finally, FDR built a ‘Great Wall of Trees.’ Could Biden do the same?
Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor