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Contractors Survey

Small and mighty: NB loggers adapt to be lean and efficient

For the Plourde brothers in New Brunswick, small is the best model for them to efficiently run their contracting businesses.

Respecting the land: Family mill takes care of its people and forests

It is said that if you want to truly understand somebody then you have to know all about where they live and where they come from, Trevor Shpeley writes.

Revisiting tenure: Managing competitive forests to supply a competitive industry

From the beginning, the Canadian forest products industry has been driven by export markets.
Sponsored Spotlight 
Grant Thornton


M.P. Atlantic operated a planing mill and wood processing facility in Dieppe, NB on a 96 acre lot. The facility includes:
   • 2015 Gilbert 6 roll 2000 fpm planer;
   • VAB Solutions automated planer mill grading system;
   • Energie F.E.I. Inc. wood fixed boiler with:
      > 90,000 bdft kiln
      > 150,000 bdft kiln;
   • 2016 Cathild Industries propane fueled 300,000 bf kiln;
   • Miscellaneous rolling stock, equipment and buildings.

Deadline for offers to purchase the assets is July 5, 2018 at 5:00 pm Atlantic Time.

For information: Matthew Piggott, CPA • T 902.429.3385 •

Court documents relating to this appointment can be found at: Learn more
Featured News 

Bioeconomy event welcomes industry leaders to Prince George this week

The 8th Canadian Bioeconomy Conference and Exhibition begins Wednesday, June 6 in Prince George, B.C., with a full slate of professional learning, business development and networking opportunities for industry leaders from across North America. » Read more...

Community contractor: First Nation logger builds a future for the next-generation

For many parents the motivation to build a successful business is to secure a healthy future for their children. For Craig and Catherine Galligos, their motivation is not only their son, but also the future of their First Nation community on B.C.’s Sunshine Coast, editor Maria Church writes. » Read more...

Competitiveness and seizing opportunities at FCM conference

How Canada’s business community and municipalities can work more closely together to support vibrant and strong communities will be front and centre at this year’s Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) Annual Conference and Trade Show in Halifax, N.S. » Read more...

Sennebogen introduces 850 E Series machines

The new 850 E is also among the first models to feature the latest version of Sennebogen’s popular Maxcab operator station. » Read more...

Canadian Bioeconomy Conference & Exhibition

June 6-8, 2018
Location: Prince George, B.C.
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Introduction to Process Safety

June 20, 2018 - 1:00pm - 3:45pm
Location: Prince George, B.C.
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Saw Tech Log and Rural Expo

July 20-22, 2018
Location: Renfrew, Ont.
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2018 Great Lakes Logging & Heavy Equipment Expo

September 6-8, 2018
Location: Oshkosh, Wisc.
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