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Introducing the NHLA Sustainability Verification Certificate

As previously reported, NHLA has developed a  Sustainability Certificate , for the specific role of assisting you, the NHLA member, answer questions regarding the sustainability of North American hardwoods. The letter references specific information about the legality of hardwood forests, hardwood tree inventory, and growth rates in the United States and Canada. The letter is customized for each NHLA member company and contains your unique member number and expiration date. A sample... Read More
Posted by David George at Thursday, January 31, 2013 | 0 comments
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Rayonier to Sell Wood Products Business to Interfor

Rayonier (RYN) announced that it has reached agreement to sell all of the assets of its Wood Products business to International Forest Products Limited (Interfor) for $80 million. The sale, expected to close in the first quarter, will result in an after-tax gain of approximately $40 million. Rayonier's Wood Products business, headquartered in Baxley, Ga., consists of three lumber mills located in Baxley, Swainsboro and Eatonton, Ga.... Read More
Posted by Renee Hornsby at Wednesday, January 30, 2013 | 0 comments
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Thousand Cankers Disease Quarantine in Haywood County, NC

The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has placed Haywood County wood products under quarantine due to a recent detection of thousand cankers disease in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. “This marks the first time the disease has been detected in the state, and by placing restrictions on a variety of plant material and wood products, we hope to keep the disease from spreading into other counties,” said Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler. “Something as simple as... Read More
Posted by Renee Hornsby at Monday, January 14, 2013 | 0 comments
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