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Paper Excellence Canada extends curtailment at Catalyst Crofton mill

The paper operations at Paper Excellence Canada's Catalyst Crofton mill in British Columbia, initially scheduled to restart end of this month, will now stay closed until the end of November.

Slips, trips, and falls are B.C.’s costliest workplace incidents

WorkSafeBC says that every year, approximately 7,000 workers suffer injuries due to slips, trips, and falls.

Federal funding boosts Ontario's tree planting goal for 2 Billion Trees pledge

Over $1.6 million has been allocated to fund two projects aimed at planting over 122,345 trees throughout Ontario's Halton Region.

Canada and Yukon partner to plant fire-resilient trees in 2 Billion Trees program

The governments of Canada and Yukon are working together to enhance tree cover and forest resilience.

Sponsored Spotlight 

BID’s online training series on Equipment Fundamentals

BID’s Global Learning Center is leading the learning revolution.

At BID, we're dedicated to bridging the knowledge gap in sawmills through our expertly designed online courses. Discover our Equipment Fundamentals Series, comprising courses tailored to each of the main operational machine centers, ensuring your team stays current with evolving technologies, preparing them for any situation! Join us in building the next generation of innovative, engaged, and problem-solving sawmillers.

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Safety: Combating cold stress

Safety specialist Patrick McDonald discusses the assessment and control of cold stress, along with effective strategies to minimize this hazard. » Read More...

Spotlight on excellence: Sanjna Hothi

Sanjna has been the youngest member of the Cedar Shake and Shingle Bureau’s board of directors since 2018, and is now the vice chair, helping shape guidelines for product quality and environmental sustainability and also helps promote the value of B.C.’s cedar shakes and shingles worldwide. » Read More...
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Rotochopper Grinders: Tailored Performance for Every Operation

Discover the versatility of Rotochopper's grinder lineup, offering a spectrum of options to suit your specific operational needs. Choose from diesel or electric models, granting you the flexibility to align with your energy preferences and efficiency goals. With a diverse range of sizes in both horsepower and machine dimensions, finding the perfect fit for your operation has never been easier. Rotochopper empowers you to optimize your productivity and achieve unparalleled results by customizing your grinding solution. Experience efficiency tailored to your requirements with Rotochopper grinders.
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Saskatchewan's September housing starts lead nation

Statistics Canada numbers show Saskatchewan's strength in housing starts, with a 14.8 per cent increase compared to September 2022. » Read More...

Western Forest Products collab among funded carbon sequestration projects

A collaboration between Western Forest Products and Quatsino First Nation to measure the change in carbon sequestration of forests due to large-scale fertilization efforts has received funding from B.C. Centre for Innovation and Clean Energy. » Read More...

5 winners announced for $2M+ 2023 Mass Timber Competition

The winning projects received funds totalling $2.2 million to demonstrate mass timber's applications in architectural design and highlight its significant role in reducing the carbon footprint of the built environment. » Read More...

J.D. Irving funds New Brunswick digital talent pipeline program

The McKenna Institute, New Brunswick Community College (NBCC) and the University of New Brunswick Saint John have developed a new digital pathways program for industry-related careers. » Read More...


Spotlight: Tania Prevost

As a process engineer, Tania helped establish the operating systems by creating manufacturing procedures, lock-out tag-out documents and approval checklists for chemical products. Prevost also conducted risk analyses for health and safety and validated the control loops. » Read More...


21st Annual BC Natural Resources Forum

January 16, 2024 | Prince George, B.C. »