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Conifex Timber Announces Sawmill Curtailment and Plan to Appeal BC Supreme Court Ruling on Cryptocurrency Ban

Conifex Timber Inc. (“Conifex”) announced that it will appeal the ruling of the BC Supreme Court (“BCSC”) upholding a government decision that prevented Conifex from diversifying its business operations and helping stabilize the interior BC forest sector. Conifex, a forestry and independent power company operating in Mackenzie BC, had sought to develop High Performance Computing […]

Report: Aspen Planers Temporarily Shutting Down Mill

According to local news reports, Aspen Planers Ltd. (HQ: Merritt, BC), is curtailing operations at their Merritt mill. Business Intelligence for B.C. reports that “Aspen Planers has temporarily shuttered its Merritt operations due to B.C.’s “collapsing” forestry industry, putting about 100 people out of work.” AP Group Executive Vice President Bruce Rose noted that, the […]

L&W Supply Names 26 New Managing Partners in 2024

L&W Supply, a nationwide distributor of interior building materials and construction supplies, has announced the induction of 26 branch managers into its Managing Partner Program. The designation is the highest level of achievement among the company’s branch managers and places them in a distinguished position of leadership at L&W Supply. To be selected as a […]

Do it Best Foundation Event Raises Over $1 Million Funds

At the culmination of its fourth annual Fore the Cause charity golf tournament on June 10, the Do it Best Foundation announced a new fundraising milestone. Through this one-day event held across four of the Midwest’s top golf courses, the Foundation raised over $1,031,000 to further its mission of supporting health and wellness and youth […]

Rival Names Director of Innovation and Process Improvement

Rival Holdings is pleased to announce the appointment of Shon Steger as the new director of innovation and process improvement. In this role, Steger will be instrumental in driving innovation and improvement across the company’s portfolio of businesses. Steger brings a wealth of experience to his new position, having previously served in various roles at […]

Emerson Releases 2023 Sustainability Report

The report highlights company’s progress toward net-zero operations, continued investment in employees and communities Global technology and software company Emerson released its 2023 Sustainability Report, highlighting the company’s efforts to make the world healthier, safer, smarter and more sustainable.   “Sustainability is at the core of Emerson’s mission and culture, guiding our innovation, operational execution and […]

Beacon Expands Service With New Locations in Dallas, Seattle and Spokane

Specialized locations in Washington State to support waterproofing contractors Beacon, the only publicly-traded specialty roofing distributor, announced today that it has opened a new location in Terrell, Texas to further service residential and commercial roofers. It has also opened new locations in Everett, Washington and Spokane, Washington to support specialty waterproofing contractors. The new branch […]

Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

Mortgage applications increased 15.6 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Applications Survey for the week ending June 7, 2024.  The Market Composite Index, a measure of mortgage loan application volume, increased 15.6 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis from one week earlier. On an unadjusted basis, the […]

White Cap Announces Strategic Acquisition of Dayton Superior

Expands One-Stop Shop and Value-Added Services Capabilities White Cap, the leading distributor of specialty construction supplies and safety products for professional contractors, has acquired Dayton Superior Corporation (“Dayton Superior”), the leading provider of highly engineered accessories, chemicals and forming solutions within the concrete construction industry, to expand its one-stop shop and value-added services for customers.  […]

Madison’s Reporter: Uninspiring Demand Keeps Lumber Prices Flat

Most lumber traders reported uninspiring business; the litmus test of Memorial Day weekend yielded mixed results. In the week ending May 31, 2024, the price of Western S-P-F 2×4 #2&Btr KD (RL) was US$384 mfbm, said forest products industry price guide newsletter Madison’s Lumber Reporter. This is flat from the previous week when it was […]