Posts Tagged ‘natural resources’
Filed under: Forestry
FPAC Pushes For More Economic Ties With China
by Trevor J. Murphy on Aug 28th, 2012
The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) says the federal government should continue to fortify forestry trade and investment ties with China. The recommendation follows a study released earlier this month by Ed Fast, Canada’s Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway, and China’s Minister of Commerce Chen Deming. The conclusion of the study, titled the Canada-China Economic Complementarities Study, ...
Filed under: Pulp & Paper
Future of Canada’s Forestry Sector is Renewable
by Trevor J. Murphy on Jul 6th, 2011
by CHAD WASILENKOFF Push aside dated notions of our global forestry sector as dominated by lumberjacks focused solely on logging trees and processing the wood. Today’s forests are increasingly high-tech with employees skilled in biochemistry, genetics, computer modeling, satellite imagery, and digital processing. Today’s bio-economy is a dynamic global market that mirrors a paradigm shift to products that originate from natural renew...