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For loggers, no white knights to the rescue

2020-03-06T19:06:04+00:00

“It’s a big hole and someone needs to send us a rope and ladder to get us out of it.” The desperate appeal from David Elstone, outgoing Executive Director of British Columbia’s Truck Loggers Association (TLA) as he describes a near hopeless outlook among many of his organization’s 500 members as they gather in Vancouver for their annual convention January 15-17.

For loggers, no white knights to the rescue2020-03-06T19:06:04+00:00

Vision 2020: TLA Convention aims for ‘clear sight’ into BC’s forestry future

2020-03-06T19:09:09+00:00

The 2020 Truck Loggers Association (TLA) Convention will take place January 15-17 at the Westin Bayshore in Vancouver. The event will cover a range of topics, including the direction of the B.C. forest industry, utilizing fibre, cost trends, hourly rates of forestry equipment, diversifying forest tenure, and more.

Vision 2020: TLA Convention aims for ‘clear sight’ into BC’s forestry future2020-03-06T19:09:09+00:00

Truck convoy brings attention to B.C.’s ailing forestry sector

2020-03-06T19:11:47+00:00

With more than 100 trucks making up the convoy, trucks traveled through the city of Vancouver Sept. 25. Media reports from Vancouver indicated that the convoy congregated near the Pacific National Exhibition, and originated from several communities that are reeling from the financial impact of the logging industry’s downturn.

Truck convoy brings attention to B.C.’s ailing forestry sector2020-03-06T19:11:47+00:00

‘We are in a major crisis’: Indefinite work shutdown at B.C. mill latest blow to forestry industry

2020-03-02T19:05:23+00:00

Employees at the Tolko lumber mill in Kelowna were supposed to be returning to work this Monday, following a six-week shutdown. Instead, the 127 workers found out Thursday operations would be on hold indefinitely.

‘We are in a major crisis’: Indefinite work shutdown at B.C. mill latest blow to forestry industry2020-03-02T19:05:23+00:00

Teal-Jones halts logging operations, deepening crisis in strike-hit forestry sector

2020-03-06T19:13:25+00:00

Dave Elstone, executive director, said the latest news comes amid a lengthy strike at Western Forest Products and plans by Interfor Corp. to permanently close a sawmill in Maple Ridge.

Teal-Jones halts logging operations, deepening crisis in strike-hit forestry sector2020-03-06T19:13:25+00:00

At least 130 losing jobs as Interfor announces closure of century-old Maple Ridge mill

2020-03-06T19:14:12+00:00

Closure is latest in growing list across BC With files from Estefania Duran, Dominika Lirette, Daybreak North, BC Today and the Canadian Press CBC News Updated Sep 04, 2019 [...]

At least 130 losing jobs as Interfor announces closure of century-old Maple Ridge mill2020-03-06T19:14:12+00:00

‘The whole industry is shrinking’: Forestry contractors losing work amid mill closures

2019-10-18T21:47:55+00:00

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‘The whole industry is shrinking’: Forestry contractors losing work amid mill closures2019-10-18T21:47:55+00:00

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