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Construction to start on Kalesnikoff’s $35 million project

March 18, 2019

Castlegar News — Construction is set to begin in just a few weeks on Kalesnikoff Lumber’s new $35 million project. The company is expanding into mass timber manufacturing and they say the new venture will be North America’s most advanced, fully integrated, multi-species mass timber manufacturing facility. According to a

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NHLA Inspector Training School at Haliburton Forest

March 15, 2019

The NHLA is partnering with Haliburton Forest & Wild Life Reserve to bring the 189th Class of the NHLA Inspector Training School to Canada. ­Running March 25th to June 7th, the 10-week class (comprised of 350 contact hours), will take place at Haliburton Forest & Wild Life Reserve (1095 Redkenn

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Montreal Wood Convention — March 19 – 21st

March 15, 2019

 The Convention starts next week! Are you ready?  Program: Tuesday, March 19th  7:00 – 17:00 Industry visits, exclusively for overseas buyers 14:00 – 18:00 Registration, Mezzanine NAWLA Regional Meeting, room Agora-Centre-Ville15:00 – 15:30 Registration and Networking15:30 – 16:30 Presentations 16:30 – 17:30 Networking    Wednesday, March 20th  8:30 – 18:30  Registration, Mezzanine 9:00 – 12:00Industry

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Fort Frances Evokes Site Plan Control Process

March 14, 2019

FORT FRANCES –The Net News Ledger — The Town of Fort Frances has issued the following statement on the ongoing situation with Resolute Forest Products: The Town of Fort Frances, in the protection of our community, has informed Resolute Forest Products that we will invoke our site plan control process if

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Repap to submit conditional offer for Fort Frances mill

March 14, 2019

FORT FRANCES, ON —Thunder Bay News Watch — The private investment group hoping to reopen the idled pulp and paper mill at Fort Frances intends to submit a purchase offer to Resolute Forest Products this week. According to a report by Thunder Bay News Watch, Repap spokesperson Sean Twomey says it

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U.S. Housing Starts Rebound

March 14, 2019

WELLS FARGO ECONOMICS GROUP –January U.S. housing starts came in well above expectations as they rebounded 18.6% from December’s 14.0% plunge, rising to a 1.23 million-unit seasonally adjusted annual pace according to a report by the Wells Fargo Economics Group. Monthly housing-production estimates by the Department of Commerce during the

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Softwood Lumber Board Seeks Nominations

March 14, 2019

The Softwood Lumber Board (SLB or Board) seeks nominations of softwood lumber manufacturers and importers interested in candidacy for Board seats coming open in January 2020. Each Director will serve a three-year term and may serve for a maximum of two consecutive terms. The deadline for nominations is April 9, 2019. The

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