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James Gorman to Join West Fraser

Tue March 31, 2015

Former President and Chief Executive Officer of the Council of Forest Industries to join West Fraser as Vice-President, Corporate and Government Relations

Canada’s top lumber companies boost U.S. mill activity as domestic production wanes

Tue March 31, 2015

Canada’s top lumber companies made less lumber at home in 2014, but made up for it by increasing production at mills they own in the United States

Wood pellet producer working to meet demand

Mon March 30, 2015

Homeowners heating with wood pellets may see some relief from the shortage of the fuel source across Atlantic Canada.

Report relates ON districts' population growth to forestry sector cycles

Mon March 30, 2015

Report attributes the decline in population in six Northern Ontario districts to a lack of economic diversification and reliance on primary employment sectors

U.S. forest service eyes development of improved fire shelter

Mon March 30, 2015

Shelter design a balancing between weight and protection

War-in-the-woods peace talks hit snags

Mon March 30, 2015

The deadline for a final agreement on the Great Bear Rainforest is expected to be missed because the provincial government has not yet finalized its commitments.

Western Forest Products exceeds $1B in sales in 2014

Mon March 30, 2015

With a 6% increase in sales revenue to a total of around CAD1.037bn, WFP surpassed the CAD1bn mark last year for the first time in its history

N.S. sawmill collapse repairs to take 6 weeks

Mon March 30, 2015

Middle Sackville mill says flash freeze three weeks ago led to wall and roof failure

Manage forest with local input - Opinion

Mon March 30, 2015

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry is looking at the possibility of establishing an Enhanced Sustainable Forest Licence for the Whiskey Jack Forest.

The hard life of a tree on the streets of downtown Guelph, ON

Mon March 30, 2015

Planting a tree in an urban environment is like placing it on death row.

Community Forest takes the blame for “old-growth” logging

Mon March 30, 2015

Five years ago Norm Goodell cut down trees he wasn’t supposed to. It was a mistake a hundred years in the making

Port Hawkesbury mill’s subsidies targeted in U.S. complaint

Mon March 30, 2015

Two American pulp and paper mill owners are alleging that Nova Scotia has unfairly subsidized Port Hawkesbury Paper Corp

Domtar welcomes investment by Schlumberger in CelluForce

Thu March 26, 2015

The investment is a collaboration to explore the use of wood-derived nanocrystalline cellulose to enhance the productivity of oil and gas wells

From skyscraper to 'plyscraper': The tower blocks made from wood

Thu March 26, 2015

If the 20th century was the century of the skyscraper, then the 21st century is shaping up as the century of the "plyscaper."

Intelescope Solutions raises $8.3M for automation Of forestry analytics

Thu March 26, 2015

Winter #1 2015 Vol. 19 #1

The Working Forest, Your #1 source for forestry and forest industry news - Winter #1 2015 Vol. 19 #1

Low currencies, high competition

Wood exporting countries pushing their currency advantages

Alberta forestry on the upswing

Forestry growth surges while oil sector declines

New Truck Loggers Association Executive Director has a plan for `contractor sustainability`

David Elstone to ensure members recieve a ``return on investment``

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