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NASA has plan to take most detailed scans of the world’s forests ever

Wed March 04, 2015

NASA has recently granted a spot aboard the International Space Station to an instrument to measure the carbon in Earth's forests.

Northern Pulp subcontracts rest of refit

Wed March 04, 2015

Northern Pulp Nova Scotia Corp. will complete a $22-million refit of its Abercrombie Point pulp mill with subcontractors after the Atlanta-based lead engineer withdrew from the installation phase

Dust removal lagged at mill, inquest told

Wed March 04, 2015

Coroner's inquest hears how one of the men killed in the Lakeland Mills sawmill explosion had concerns about the level of wood dust in the facility

Input invited on Fraser timber supply review

Wed March 04, 2015

Comments are being accepted until May 3, 2015, on a discussion paper released as part of a comprehensive timber supply review for the Fraser Timber Supply Area.

OFIA 72nd annual meeting a huge success

Mon March 02, 2015

"Planning for Generations" meeting well attended by municipal, provincial government and industry professionals

Log prices in Western US fell in the 3Q because decreasing log exports to Asia

Mon March 02, 2015

Upward trend broken in 2014 as domestic log prices fall almost 10%

Forest tree seeds arrive at Svalbard's 'Doomsday vault'

Mon March 02, 2015

The Svalbard "doomsday" vault - widely known for protecting global food crop seeds - has accepted its first delivery of forest tree species seeds.

Forestry reform: Nova Scotia revisits harvesting practices

Mon March 02, 2015

The province has committed to fine-tuning the way it manages Crown land in environmentally sensitive areas.

Coroner’s inquest into deadly B.C. sawmill explosion begins Monday

Mon March 02, 2015

Victims’ families, workers say process will not provide justice they are seeking

Forest fire expert says N.W.T. may be in for lots more smoke and flame

Mon March 02, 2015

'It's Mother Nature doing her job,' Mike Flannigan says

New video showcases logging in Algonquin Park

Fri February 27, 2015

Forests Ontario has launched a new video advocating sustainable logging in Algonquin Provincial Park.

Canada's new rules could cost railways that cause forest fires

Fri February 27, 2015

New rail safety legislation would make it possible for governments to recover costs from railways for any fire they cause, a change that could force railways to pay millions in costs 

Irving-owned companies at odds over Energy East pipeline

Fri February 27, 2015

J.D. Irving “vitally concerned” about how TransCanada Corp’s proposed Alberta-to-New Brunswick pipeline would affect its operation

Court nixes B.C. forestry penalty

Fri February 27, 2015

The provincial government no longer has to pay back the $1.75 million it was ordered to pay a forestry company after a First Nations group blockaded a logging operation in 2006.

Northern Pulp pushes back on environmental rules

Fri February 27, 2015

Pictou County mill intends to appeal regulations laid out in ‘flawed document’

Winter #1 2015 Vol. 19 #1

The Working Forest, Your #1 source for forestry and forest industry news - Winter #1 2015 Vol. 19 #1

Low currencies, high competition

Wood exporting countries pushing their currency advantages

Alberta forestry on the upswing

Forestry growth surges while oil sector declines

New Truck Loggers Association Executive Director has a plan for `contractor sustainability`

David Elstone to ensure members recieve a ``return on investment``

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