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Idle machinery sits in an interface logged forest
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Forestry

Gold Creek’s fire-prevention plan in action

After a devastating year of forest fires across B.C., Canfor is interface logging to negate potential threats

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Two pilots stand in front of a small aircraft owned by ELT Aviation, based in Cranbrook, B.C.
Business Beat, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Environment, Forestry, Health & Wellness, Mining, Small Business, Tourism, Transportation

Eclipse Helicopters, Cranbrook

A small aviation company is providing important support to the Kootenay region.

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Picture of worker in wood factory.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Creston, West Kootenay, Agriculture, Forestry, Small Business

Two Kootenay companies finalists in BC Export Awards

The BC Export Awards annually seeks out BC’s Top Exporters and honours companies for their excellence and achievements in 9 categories.

Logging truck
East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Forestry

National Forest Week highlights the sustainable management of B.C.’s forests

Learn more about the importance of forests to our history, our communities and our economy during National Forest Week

A water bomber is flying over Moyie Lake with the sun filtered by smoke.
Green Scene, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Environment, Forestry

Historic B.C. wildfire season

The unprecedented wildfire season in B.C. will affect the forest industry

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Jeff and Stephanie Bowes took full ownership of Canadian Timberframes Ltd. in Golden, B.C., on January 1, 2017.
West Kootenay, Golden, Forestry, Kootenay Influencers

Top of the timberframe game

Canadian Timberframes Ltd., of Golden, B.C., is winning building contracts in some of the most prestigious areas in North America.

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Melanie Buerge is standing outside in a row that is between huge benches of evergreen tree seedlings.
Green Scene, West Kootenay, Forestry

Growing our future forests

Harrop, B.C.’s nursery is part of PRT Growing Services Ltd.

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Kurt Huebert’s carpentry companion is a Krüsimatic G1 CNC robot.
East Kootenay, Elkford, Sparwood, West Kootenay, Golden, Forestry, Technology

Carpentry for robots

Kurt Huebert of HübertHaus Timberframes in Golden, B.C., has created a company based on hard work, ingenuity and a sophisticated million dollar robot

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Justin Storm became general manager of J.H. Huscroft Ltd. in 2013, at the age of 30.
East Kootenay, Creston, Forestry, 40 Under 40

Justin Storm, Creston’s dedicated lumberman

Justin Storm appreciates the collaboration among Creston’s businesses and community agencies, supporting the local economy.

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Ingrid Hope, president/owner of Hall Printing, stands beside an environmentally friendly, energy-efficient printer that uses no processing chemicals or water.
Green Scene, West Kootenay, Nelson, Trail, Environment, Forestry

Lightening its print on the planet

Hall Printing in Trail, B.C., won the Go Green Award from the local chamber of commerce

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Promoted Forestry businesses

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