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Seven Quebec and Ontario sawmills are now owned by a specialty cellulose company based in Florida. Rayonier Advanced Materials has greatly diversified its product line with the acquisition of Tembec. more

Dec 1, 2017 12:00 AM News

Hornepayne Lumber and Hornepayne Power are receiving a $4 million equity investment from an alliance of three First Nation communities in northeastern Ontario. more

Nov 28, 2017 12:00 AM News

Forestry, energy and mining are the targeted sectors for the federal government’s new $155-million program that will fund clean technology projects, helping to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve environmental outcomes. more

Nov 24, 2017 12:00 AM News

A coalition of municipal and Indigenous leaders, chambers of commerce, unions, and forest professionals are going to Queen’s Park on November 22 to dispel misinformation about Ontario’s forest sector. more

Nov 23, 2017 12:00 AM News

An experienced research leader will take over as president and CEO of FPInnovations on Dec. 14. Stéphane Renou replaces Pierre Lapointe, who has held this position since December 2008. more

Nov 22, 2017 12:00 AM News

A recent global benchmarking survey from Wood Markets (FEA-Canada) has once again placed mills of the US South at the top. more

Nov 21, 2017 12:00 AM News

British Columbia’s largest-ever forest sector delegation is on a trade mission to China and Japan from Nov. 12 to 17. more

Nov 15, 2017 12:00 AM News

Earlier this month, the Ontario Forest Industries Association (OFIA) held its first annual Forestry Advocacy Day at the Ontario legislature. more

Oct 31, 2017 12:00 AM News

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. more

Oct 30, 2017 12:00 AM News

FPInnovations has taken the first step toward building an integrated international biomaterials innovation centre under FPInnovations’ leadership in Montreal. more

Oct 29, 2017 12:00 AM News

Each year, Workplace Safety North (WSN) recognizes Ontario workplaces with a strong safety culture. more

Oct 27, 2017 12:00 AM News

Canfor’s board of directors has approved a $160-million capital investment program focused on Canfor’s US South sawmill operations. The investment aims to increase production capacity by approximately 350 million board feet by the end of 2019. more

Oct 25, 2017 12:00 AM News

A new program from the federal government, Green Construction Through Wood (GCWood), is aimed at encouraging the long-term use of wood in non-traditional construction projects, such as tall buildings. more

Oct 21, 2017 12:00 AM News

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. more

Oct 20, 2017 12:00 AM News

The global forestry software market is expected to grow at an annual rate of more than 22 per cent during the next five years. more

Oct 19, 2017 12:00 AM News

The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) launched an ambitious new initiative to increase the use of materials from responsibly managed forests. more

Oct 16, 2017 12:00 AM News

Resolute Forest Products remains resolute in its legal battle in the United States against Greenpeace and Stand, despite a setback on Oct. 16. more

Oct 16, 2017 12:00 AM News

To further secure the supply of quality fibre for Québec sawmills and processors, Solifor is continuing its expansion outside Quebec with the acquisition of Ste-Aurelie Timberlands, a 24,910-hectare forest property in Maine. more

Oct 15, 2017 12:00 AM News

Cooks Mills Farms recently achieved Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification (FSC C018800) through the Eastern Ontario Model Forest’s (EOMF) Forest Certification Program. more

Oct 14, 2017 12:00 AM News

Cardinal Equipment has expanded with the acquisition of another Quebec sawmill equipment supplier, Sawquip International. more

Oct 7, 2017 12:00 AM News

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