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Forest industry embraces Canada's nearly $870M in softwood aid

The federal government says it will provide close to $870 million to support Canada’s softwood lumber producers in the face of taxes imposed by the United States.

First Nations company keeps mill yard running smoothly

Dallan Holdings, a mill yard services company based in Thunder Bay, Ont., exemplifies what a company can accomplish when it focuses on its people.

Elmia Wood shows off best of international forestry gear

A seven-kilometre stretch of forest in Sweden welcomed almost 42,000 visitors from around the world last week to view the newest advancements forestry manufacturers have to offer.

Working alone in the forest? No problem

Keeping lone workers safe in remote or isolated areas is a top priority for the Corner Brook Pulp and Paper mill. That’s where Toronto-based satellite equipment provider Roadpost Inc.’s GeoPro technology comes in.

2017 Lumber Outlook

U.S. lumber consumption is expected to rise strongly, moving from about 48 billion bf in 2016 to 49.7 billion bf in 2017 and over 52 billion bf in 2018.
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Lone operator: One of the few subcontractors in Canada

For more than 30 years, Donny Glover has been a harvester for hire, answering only to himself and his machines. “You have to be a diehard to be a subcontractor. It’s got to be in your blood. Some of the years I’ve been through . . . you’re crazy to stay in.” » Read more...

Building returns: Resolute's newest mill faces challenges and successes

Resolute Forest Products newest sawmill began lumber production in the summer of 2015 after an accelerated 13-month build. The new mill was the most significant element to an almost $100 million sawmill-investment plan by Resolute in northwest Ontario. » Read more...