Posts Tagged ‘awards’

FSC recognizes forest industry champions

November 9, 2017

BOSTON – One Canadian forester and a green building project are among the winners of the Forest Stewardship Council’s 2017 FSC Leadership Awards. Christopher McDonell received honors “for 20 years of work shaping responsible forest management in Canada.” McDonell is currently employed at Tembec and was an FSC Canada board member for

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Canadian champion logger wins bronze at world event

November 7, 2017

WAIBLINGEN, Germany and LILLEHAMMER, Norway – Competing for Canada, Mitch Hewitt chopped and sawed his way to a third-place finish in Norway at the Stihl Timbersports 2017 World Championship. The event in Lillehammer, Norway, was the 2017 season finale for the global series. Jason Wynnard (New Zealand) emerged as the

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Resolute sawmill wins safety award for recycling device

November 6, 2017

A Resolute Forests Products sawmill received a safety award last month for a device developed by a supervisor and a mechanic at the mill to empty recycling bins. The company’s Girardville sawmill was the winner in the Innovation category by Quebec’s workplace safety agency, the Commission des normes, de l’équité,

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Ontario Wood Works awards highlight innovation

November 2, 2017

TORONTO – Architects, engineers, developers and other construction industry professionals at the forefront of wood design in Ontario came together to celebrate excellence in wood design at the 17th annual Ontario Wood Works awards night in Toronto on Nov. 1. The awards program honours people and organizations that, through design

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CIF announces executive, award winners

October 26, 2017

The Canadian Institute of Forestry hosted a successful conference and annual general meeting in Ottawa from September 27-29. The conference had a great turnout with more than 180 delegates, including 48 students, visiting from all corners of North America and abroad. The national executive for CIF was chosen during the

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Resolute receives award for bioeconomy leadership

October 19, 2017

Resolute Forest Products received an Industry Leadership in the Bioeconomy Award during Biomass North Forum 2017. This two-day gathering in Thunder Bay, Ont., explored the challenges and opportunities facing the forest bioeconomy. Resolute is a champion of Northern Ontario’s forest bioeconomy. In the past six years, the company has  opened a biomass pellet

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