Posts Tagged ‘B.C.’

Canfor recognizes top contractors

September 5, 2017

VANCOUVER — Canfor presented awards to four of its forestry contractors which harvest timber for the company in B.C. and Alberta. In his blog, Don Kayne, president and CEO of Canfor, said: “These companies play a vital role in our company’s success, which is why I greatly value the opportunity

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Norbord talks about logging burned wood

September 5, 2017

Crews have begun logging wood burned by the Gustafsen wildfire which burned near 100 Mile House, B.C., earlier this summer. A local news site, 100 Mile Free Press, reports that a local logging contractor, Rod Dillman, is the first to begin harvesting in the Gustafsen fire area. Mike Kennedy, woodlands

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B.C. government wants review of environmental risk assessment

August 15, 2017

The NDP government has ordered a review of B.C.’s controversial “professional reliance” system, which uses experts hired by industry to assess the environmental risks associated with logging, mining and other projects, reports the Vancouver Sun. Environment Minister George Heyman said in an interview that reviewing the system is a top

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Norbord reopens mill closed by B.C. wildfires

July 25, 2017

TORONTO – Norbord has resumed production at the company’s OSB mill in 100 Mile House, B.C., the evacuation order for 100 Mile House and nearby communities was lifted. On July 10th, Norbord reported that the mill had temporarily suspended production in order to comply with evacuation orders due to wildfires burning in

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