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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

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

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

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

J.D. Irving was announced as the 2017 winner of the SFI Leadership in Conservation Award during the Sustainable Forestry Initiative‘s annual meeting in Ottawa. more

Oct 5, 2017 12:00 AM News

Resolute Forest Products is one of several Quebec companies contributing to a shipment of supplies destined for Puerto Rico. A report on CBC News explains that a Resolute employee, who is originally from Puerto Rico, made the suggestion. more

Oct 4, 2017 12:00 AM News

At its 75th annual general meeting and conference, the Alberta Forest Products Association recognized the achievements of its member companies, contractors, and employees. more

Oct 3, 2017 12:00 AM News

An economic study released by the BC forest industry confirms that the sector continues to be a cornerstone of the provincial economy and one of the largest employers across the province. more

Sep 28, 2017 12:00 AM News

Obishikokaang Resources Corporation has certified more than 1 million hectares of the Lac Seul Forest in Northern Ontario to the Sustainable Forestry Initiative SFI 2015-2019 Forest Management Standard. more

Sep 17, 2017 12:00 AM News

G4 – R-D Inc. has been granted $99,500 in financial assistance, in the form of a repayable contribution, to increase production capacity, optimize manufacturing processes and develop an international marketing strategy. more

Sep 10, 2017 9:13 PM News

Canfor presented awards to four of its forestry contractors which harvest timber for the company in BC and Alberta. more

Sep 10, 2017 8:50 PM News

EACOM Timber has successfully completed the installation of a continuous dry kiln at its Timmins, Ont., sawmill. more

Sep 10, 2017 8:32 PM News

West Fraser Timber will acquire the operations of the Gilman Companies from the Howard Gilman Foundation and other shareholders for approximately US$430 million. more

Sep 8, 2017 12:00 AM News

Nova Scotia’s Natural Resources Minister Margaret Miller announced Aug. 30 that an independent review of forest practices in Nova Scotia is beginning. more

Sep 5, 2017 12:00 AM News

An order restricting forestry operations in New Brunswick during afternoon hours has been lifted, as weather conditions have contributed to a reduced fire hazard. more

Aug 16, 2017 12:00 AM News

Returning from six-day mission to the United States, Quebec’s Minister of Forests, Fauna and Parks, Luc Blanchette, feels his visits will have positive effects for the forest sector. more

Aug 15, 2017 12:00 AM News

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