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Tim Murphy retires, Chris Holmes appointed successor — Nortrax

December 11, 2018

Mississauga, Ontario – Nortrax has announced that President & CEO Tim Murphy has decided to retire from the company. Chris P. Holmes, currently vice president of product support and marketing, has been appointed to the position, effective 1 January 2019. Holmes will lead the Nortrax organization in the United States

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WOODRISE World Congress 2019 announced

December 11, 2018

The second edition of the WOODRISE World Congress on mid- and high-rise wood buildings will be held in Canada, in historic Quebec City, from September 30 to October 3, 2019. The event will be presented in partnership with members of the WOODRISE Alliance in collaboration with national partners. This new edition

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Miramichi Lumber brings judicial review application forward

December 11, 2018

MIRAMICHI, CANADIAN NEWSWIRE — The Judicial Review Application, filed by Miramichi Lumber Products (“MLPI”) and Daniel Anderson with the New Brunswick Court of Queen’s Bench on August 8, 2018, seeks to quash the decision of the Minister of Energy and Resource Development (“Minister”) dated May 14, 2018 advising Mr. Anderson of  the prescribed annual allocation of timber from

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Forest companies heading for China without government officials

December 11, 2018

VICTORIA — Forest industry leaders from British Columbia are continuing a trade mission to China without provincial government officials, who are cutting short the trip to Asia as a court case involving a senior executive of Huawei Technologies unfolds in Vancouver.  According to a report by CTV News, Susan Yurkovich,

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Finning announces board chair succession

December 11, 2018

VANCOUVER, GLOBE NEWSWIRE — Finning International Inc. has announced today that Doug Whitehead is retiring as board chair and board member effective January 15, 2019, after 20 years with Finning. Doug joined Finning in 1999 as chief operating officer and took the reins as chief executive officer in 2000. Over

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Speaker built using holocellulose

December 11, 2018

 Teenage engineering and RISE Research Institutes of Sweden have built a speaker cabinet of holocellulose – a newly researched material with some unique properties. It is wood as we know it – but in pure white. Most importantly, it is easy to recycle to become something completely different like apparel,

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2019 Industry Forum & Forest NB/ARPFNB AGM’s – “Forests for the Future”

December 9, 2018

Registration is now available for the 62nd Industry Forum & Forest NB/ARPFNB AGM’s – “Forests for the Future.” The 2019 event will again be held at the Fredericton Convention Center with accommodations blocked for delegates at the Hilton Garden Inn. Registration remains open and preferred hotel rates are valid until

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