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Domtar welcomes investment by Schlumberger in CelluForce

Thu March 26, 2015

The investment is a collaboration to explore the use of wood-derived nanocrystalline cellulose to enhance the productivity of oil and gas wells

From skyscraper to 'plyscraper': The tower blocks made from wood

Thu March 26, 2015

If the 20th century was the century of the skyscraper, then the 21st century is shaping up as the century of the "plyscaper."

Intelescope Solutions raises $8.3M for automation Of forestry analytics

Thu March 26, 2015

Legislative changes support BC Timber Sales review recommendations

Thu March 26, 2015

The amendments will encourage more accurate timber pricing, help BC Timber Sales generate more revenue, and improve overall business practice

New invasive species website provides information to protect Canada's forests and green spaces

Wed March 25, 2015

The website features profiles of target species, recent research and management strategies, and in-depth discussions on the overall impacts of invasive species in our forests.

Ontario investing in wood pellet manufacturing facilities in Wawa and Atikokan

Wed March 25, 2015

Through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation, Ontario will invest $4 million into the two plants

Northern Pulp denies closure rumour

Tue March 24, 2015

Mill operators focusing on startup of precipitator to cut emissions, manager says

New bill could mean good things for Alberta forestry

Tue March 24, 2015

New building code changes could dramatically impact the province’s forestry industry and those who depend on it.

Rising demand brightens future for battered, falling lumber stocks

Tue March 24, 2015

Some investors see falling prices as a buying opportunity, betting the U.S. housing market will bounce back and growth in Asia will remain steady

Inquest into Prince George sawmill explosion to hear evidence from post-blast probe

Tue March 24, 2015

U.S. federal trade officials have launched an investigation of Canadian government subsidies to the Port Hawkesbury Paper mill

Union pulls out of sawmill inquest over company’s contentious investigation

Tue March 24, 2015

 The union representing more than 9,000 forestry workers says it lost confidence in the process to determine what went wrong before and after the blasts.

Mountain Pine Beetle Still Active in South Okanagan

Mon March 23, 2015

A total of 51,804 hectares were affected, down from 63,102 hectares in 2013

CBU and B.W. BioEnergy researching value added products from birch trees

Mon March 23, 2015

Medical compound from birch bark sells for $150 per gram

New map shows details of NB Crown forests

Mon March 23, 2015

The map  shows, in detail, Crown land conservation areas. It also illustrates changes in those areas in relation to the 2014 Crown Land Forest Management Strategy

NSP boiler consumed 50 truckloads of wood biomass a day in 2014

Mon March 23, 2015

Power company imported one quarter of woody biomass used by plant in first full year of operation

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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