Hundreds of jobs on the line amid latest blow to B.C. forestry sector

There is more trouble in B.C.'s forestry sector, with yet another major operation announcing significant curtailments of production. Dan Couch / Global News

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Trouble in B.C.’s forestry sector continues, with yet another curtailment being announced that could affect up to 800 workers.

Surrey-headquartered Teal Jones Group said Tuesday that it was halting all coastal logging operations in the Fraser Valley and Vancouver Island.

The company said low lumber prices, high stumpage rates and a weak market for B.C. wood is to blame.

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Source: Global News

 

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