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Fort Frances mill sold

July 17, 2019

International Falls Journal — The paper mill in Fort Frances has been sold by Resolute Forest Products according to a statement issued Monday. The statement said: The Town of Fort Frances wishes to confirm for all of its citizens, stakeholders, and regional partners that the properties comprising the pulp and

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Fort Nelson poised for benefits from B.C.’s largest community forest

July 17, 2019

Government of BC  — Residents and area communities that have long fought to revive Fort Nelson’s forest sector are starting to realize the benefit of their efforts with the approval of the Fort Nelson Community Forest Agreement, in partnership with the British Columbia government. Community forests are long-term, area-based tenures

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New cut level set for Fort Nelson Timber Supply Area

July 17, 2019

Government of BC –Effective July 16, 2019, the new allowable annual cut (AAC) for the Fort Nelson Timber Supply Area (TSA) is 2,582,350 cubic metres, announced Shane Berg, deputy chief forester. The new AAC is a 59% increase from the previous allowable annual cut of 1,625,000 cubic metres set in

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Smallholder Access Program Announced

July 17, 2019

The Rainforest Alliance, Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), and a consortium of forward-minded forestry corporations announce the launch of the Smallholder Access Program. FSC, long considered the gold standard of ecologically-responsible, socially-conscious forest management, has worked to transform forestry practices globally for nearly 30 years through rigorous, science-based standards and a

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CN announces David Trent as Vice-President and Chief Digital Officer

July 16, 2019

MONTREAL (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – CN has announced that David Trent, a global IT leader with over 20 years of experience, will be joining the company as part of the railway’s objective of modernizing its scheduled railroading model. In his most recent role, David was appointed Vice-President, Technology, and Digital at

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John Deere Construction & Forestry builds new Illinois training facility

July 15, 2019

  John Deere recently completed the construction of a 7,500-sq.-ft. facility in Coal Valley, IL, to better meet internal training demands, along with supporting customer visits and events. The building is part of the Construction & Forestry Training Campus and includes three classrooms that can be used separately for training purposes or

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Nelson creates rules for wildfire-resistant landscaping and building

July 15, 2019

Nelson Star – Nelson BC  city council has changed some of its construction and landscaping bylaws to help make the city more resistant to wildfire. According to a report in the Nelson Star, The changes are based on the understanding that a fire in the city is more likely to

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