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J.D. Irving and woodlot owners feud over price


Wednesday, August 18, 2010: J.D. Irving, Limited, says it's not getting the wood it needs from private woodlot owners, but some of those owners say they're holding out for a better price.

The forestry company ran a newspaper ad this week, seeking more wood.

Woodlot owners say J.D.I. lowered its price earllier this year and changed its specifications for private wood, making it harder for woodlot owners to sell to them.

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N.B. woodlot owners demand reforms


Thursday, June 24, 2010: For the first time in 50 years, Murray Munn is not cutting wood in private woodlots. The N.B. Federation of Woodlot Owners says revenues have dropped by about 70 per cent in the last five years.For the first time in 50 years, Murray Munn is not cutting wood in private woodlots. The N.B. Federation of Woodlot Owners says revenues have dropped by about 70 per cent in the last five years. (CBC)

The New Brunswick Federation of Woodlot Owners is demanding the provincial government reverse a 1992 ...

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Forestry sector can tap into China's desire for increased quality wood, consultant says


Thursday, June 17, 2010: FREDERICTON - If the New Brunswick forestry industry can overcome certain challenges, it may be able to tap into a vast Chinese demand for wood, say members of a delegation that travelled to China in May.

Representatives of the trade mission reported back to the semi-annual meeting of the New Brunswick Forest Products Association in Fredericton on Wednesday.

British Columbia currently dominates Canadian forestry exports to China but Ivy Wang, a trade consultant who co-ordinated the visit,...

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Forestry rebound possible in southern N.B.


Thursday, May 06, 2010: Some operators hold a certain degree of optimism that the forestry industry in southern New Brunswick can return to previous heights.

"We've seen lots of mill closures around the province," said Ken Hardie, manager of the New Brunswick Federation of Woodlot Owners Inc. "We have greatly reduced markets " we're extremely challenged on opportunities to sell wood."

Hardie estimates that sales across the entire province, including the southern region, have decreased by 70 per cent. He added t...

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Woodlot owners look for new opportunities


Wednesday, January 13, 2010: Woodlot owners from around the province met Tuesday to talk about ways the industry can help create new opportunities for itself.

About 70 participants gathered in Taymouth for the Shaping Our Futures conference put on by Fundy Model Forest.

While talk about the future of the forestry industry is generally bleak, there are some beacons beckoning to those looking for a new direction, said Nairn Hay, general manager of Fundy Model Forest.

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