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Injured sawmill explosion workers cry foul over WorkSafe BC treatment

Fri October 24, 2014

Workers from Lakeland mill say the agency has failed in providing services to help the injured

Domtar Q3 adjusted profit beats estimates, company cautious on Q4 outlook

Fri October 24, 2014

Chief executive John Williams says the pulp and paper producer can achieve its goal of earning between US$300 million and US$500 million in EBITDA from its personal care business over time

Vancouver company's wearable particle monitor has industry interested

Fri October 24, 2014

Nanozen’s device is half the size of a smartphone

Green push paying off for AB mill

Fri October 24, 2014

The Weyerhaeuser Pulp Mill is starting to benefit from a series of infrastructure upgrades, meant to make operations more environmentally friendly and more profitable.

Ross Gorman: Industry pioneer, family man

Thu October 23, 2014

Co-founder of Gorman Bros. Lumber Ltd. leaves legacy in Central Okanagan

Biomass identified as best option for Nelson BC energy system

Thu October 23, 2014

A feasibility study completed in August found biomass would make the most economic sense. It would use wood waste from local mills and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by about 1,200 tonnes per year

Efforts underway to retrieve historical logging equipment

Thu October 23, 2014

Powell River Historical Museum and Archives wants to return a long-lost sawmill to its rightful home.

One year left of softwood lumber agreement

Thu October 23, 2014

Eyes in the Canadian forestry sector are turning towards the planned renewal of the Softwood Lumber Agreement, it expires in October 2015.

Adera silences critics of six-story wooden tower

Thu October 23, 2014

North Vancouver’s first six-storey condominium building constructed with wood-frame construction may help silence critics of the nascent building system 

Northern Pulp invites public to discuss mill at information sessions

Thu October 23, 2014

The provincially-mandated consultation sessions are required if the mill is to renew approval for its bleached kraft mill and effluent treatment system.

Laser-guided revamp helps Edson AB sawmill shape its future

Thu October 23, 2014

The operation, acquired for $30 million in 2012 by forestry giant West Fraser, has been transformed from a specialty mill to a more efficient producer of dimensional lumber products for Canadian and other markets

Wood pellets exports from North America to Europe plateaued during the 1H/2014

Wed October 22, 2014

Total shipments of wood pellets from North America to Europe plateaued in 2014 after almost four years of continuous increases.

Made in Edmonton: Urban Timber

Tue October 21, 2014

Rustic in all the right ways

Timber harvests rise four years running

Tue October 21, 2014

Softwood harvests in the United States were up 3 percent in 2013, driven primarily by higher log exports to Asia and increased domestic lumber production

Another round of emissions tests underway at Nova Scotia pulp mill

Tue October 21, 2014

 The Nova Scotia government says another round of emissions testing is underway at the Northern Pulp mill in the Pictou area.

Fall #1 2014 Vol. 18 #6

The Working Forest, Your #1 source for forestry and forest industry news - Fall #1 2014 Vol. 18 #6

NS forestry at crossroads

Human resources and private land participation affecting access to fibre

Tall wood buildings coming to ON

Code changes will boost wood products industry

Editorial Fall #1 2014

Fall: A reminder that winter and new opportunities await

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