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Canada invests in wood fiber biomass program

The Canadian government has launched the Investments in Forest Industry Transformation (IFIT) program to help expand opportunities for its forestry sector through the development of innovative projects and technologies.
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Norbord posts $37M Q2 profit

TORONTO, ON -- Norbord Inc. (TSX: NBD, NBD.WT) reported positive earnings of $37 million in the second quarter of 2010, as compared to losses of $5 million in the prior quarter and $18 million in the same quarter last year.
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Norbord reports second quarter results

TORONTO, ON (July 22, 2010) – Norbord Inc. (TSX: NBD, NBD.WT) today reported positive earnings of $37 million in the second quarter of 2010, a significant improvement from losses of $5 million or $0.12 per share in the prior quarter and $18 million in the same quarter last year.
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Panel shipments increase 2.7% in June

LEESBURG, VA -- North American shipments of particleboard, MDF and hardboard increased 2.7% in June 2010 compared to June 2009, according to the Composite Panel Association's Market Barometer.
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West Fraser reports Q2 earnings of $63M

VANCOUVER, BC -- West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. reported earnings after discontinued operations of $63 million on sales of $772 million in the second quarter of 2010 and earnings after discontinued operations of $83 million on sales of $1.5 billion for the first half of 2010.
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West Fraser Announces Second Quarter Results

Vancouver, B.C. – West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. today reported earnings after discontinued operations of $63 million or $1.46 per share on sales of $772 million in the second quarter of 2010 and earnings after discontinued operations of $83 million or $1.91 per share, on sales of $1.5 billion for the first half of 2010.
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Composite Wood Products Regulation Advisory: 10-01

The California Air Resources Board (ARB) is delaying the enforcement of the sell-through date that applies to distributors, fabricators, and retailers of finished goods made with pre-Phase 1 composite wood product panels.
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Uniboard's Mont-Laurier mill CARB 2 certified

Uniboard announced that its Mont-Laurier, QUE, facility has been certified by the Composite Panel Assn. to meet California Air Resources Board (CARB) Phase 2 emissions standards for the production of MDF panels.
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Composite Panel Association Applauds

Landmark formaldehyde legislation urged by the Composite Panel Association (CPA) and others passed the US House of Representatives by voice vote on June 23, after being approved by the unanimous consent of the US Senate last week.
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