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Alberta government releases draft caribou range plan

The government has released a made-in-Alberta draft plan to help woodland caribou populations across the province recover. The Alberta government encourages all interested parties to submit feedback online and participate in public information sessions held in communities throughout caribou ranges.

Extensive fire at Kenora sawmill destroys two kilns

The last few days of 2017 brought along some financial damage for Kenora Forest Products. Fire crews battled a blaze at the sawmill, located in Kenora, Ont., on the evening of Dec. 29 leading into the following morning.

Resolute acquires full ownership of Donohue Malbaie

Resolute Forest Products Inc. has announced the closing of a transaction to acquire the 49 per cent equity interest held by The New York Times Company in Donohue Malbaie Inc. for a cash purchase price in the amount of C$20 million. Resolute reported it already owned 51 per cent of the shares of Donohue Malbaie.
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Young forestry stars: Meet Sean Dinsmore

We’ll start off the New Year by introducing our readers to Top 10 Under 40 forestry star Sean Dinsmore! » Read more...
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Global sawlog prices likely to trend upward into 2018

Sawlog prices were up in most regions of the world in the 3Q/17. The price increases from the 2Q/17 were generally smaller in local currencies than in US dollar terms because of the weakening US dollar, Wood Resource Quarterly reported. » Read more...

Fortress Paper announces US$5M credit agreement

Fortress Paper has reported that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Fortress Specialty Cellulose Inc., has entered into a credit agreement with a private arm's length lender, who will provide a secured revolving credit facility in the principal amount of up to US$5 million to FSC, subject to certain borrowing base restrictions. » Read more...

Millar Western acquires Spruceland Millworks

Alberta forest products company Millar Western Forest Products Ltd. announced that it is continuing to execute its growth strategy through the acquisition of Spruceland Millworks Inc. Millar Western has acquired all shares of the company, its manufacturing operations in Acheson, Alta., and its woodlands assets. » Read more...

BC Natural Resources Forum

January 16-18, 2018
Location: Prince George, B.C.
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Truck Loggers Association Convention & Trade Show

January 17-19, 2018
Location: Victoria, B.C.
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Mapping the Course Conference 2018

January 25-28, 2018
Location: Vancouver, Wash.
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PaperWeek Canada 2018

February 5-8, 2018
Location: Montreal, Canada
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