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Graphic Packaging, DHL to invest $274 million in upgrades, new facility
Graphic Packaging, DHL to invest $274 million in upgrades, new facility Graphic Packaging International Inc. and DHL Supply Chain will team up to develop a 1.27 million-square-food folding carton plant and logistics center in Monore, bringing total capital investments from the two companies to $274 million, the state announced. Graphic Packaging International will invest about $120 million in upgrades to its paper plant in West Monroe and “$70 million in a new state-of-the-art folding carton ...
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Jones defers governor's CAT bill

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Jones defers governor's CAT bill By Caitie Burkes /Manship News Service BATON ROUGE — State Rep. Sam Jones, D-Franklin, voluntarily pulled his controversial corporate activities tax bill from consideration Tuesday following a day and a half of testimony before the House Committee on Ways and Means in which various business interests and most of the Republican committee members expressed staunch opposition. Because Jones voluntarily deferred his House Bill 628, it can be brought before the co...
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LSU AgCenter releases first quarter stumpage report

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LSU AgCenter releases first quarter stumpage report The Louisiana Timber Market report for January through March has been released by Dr. Shaun Tanger of the LSU AgCenter. Follow the link below for the report. STUMPAGE SPEAK
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Controversial tax pitched with populist message

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Controversial tax pitched with populist message
Controversial tax pitched with populist message Sam Karlin / Manship School News Service BATON ROUGE — A legislative ally of Gov. John Bel Edwards deployed a populist message in defending a controversial tax on companies proposed Monday, while the conservative House committee considering the legislation railed against it as a burden on businesses. “All the nice suits and the people in them and the million dollar lobbying efforts being done to kill this bill are not being done for” for the ...
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Reward offered to nab perpetrator who destroyed woods equipment in LaSalle Parish
Reward offered to nab perpetrator who destroyed woods equipment in LaSalle Parish A reward of up to $7,000 has been offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or people who vandalized and destroyed a LaSalle Parish logger's equipment, according to the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. LDAF enforcement agents report that between April 14 and 16, someone set a 2013 CAT 545 C skidder on fire at a logging site near Ernest Whatley Road in Belah, a com...
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January 2017 LFA email newsleter

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January 2017 LFA email newsleter
Calcasieu District Ranger gets top post for Kisatchie, Arbor Day Tree Giveaway, USFS offers tax tips, IFCO buys five Weyerhaeuser facilities in South
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  • Graphic Packaging, DHL to invest $274 million in upgrades, new facility
    Graphic Packaging, DHL to invest $274 million in upgrades, new facility Graphic Packaging International Inc. and DHL Supply Chain will team up to develop a 1.27 million-square-food folding carton pla...
  • Jones defers governor's CAT bill
    Jones defers governor's CAT bill By Caitie Burkes /Manship News Service BATON ROUGE — State Rep. Sam Jones, D-Franklin, voluntarily pulled his controversial corporate activities tax bill from consi...
  • LSU AgCenter releases first quarter stumpage report
    LSU AgCenter releases first quarter stumpage report The Louisiana Timber Market report for January through March has been released by Dr. Shaun Tanger of the LSU AgCenter. Follow the link below for t...
  • The State of Louisiana’s Forests

    As we celebrate Arbor Day in Louisiana, we think it’s a good time to catch up on the “State of the Forest.” Trees cover half of our state and forests are the single greatest land use in Louisiana. ...
  • 2014 LFA Annual Report

    President Dave Cupp's message, comparative budgets, 2015 LFA Board list, highlights from 2014, news including emerald ash borer, billboards, Kisatchie quarter and Martco's planned OSB mill.
  • Louisiana Logger Magazine - April 2015

    Louisiana Logger - April 2015: Someone may be watching you!; Bonner Logging has husband and wife duo; OSHA Alliance with loggers works to improve safety; It’s wild turkey season in the woods of Louis...