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David Gandossi (left), president and CEO of Mercer International Inc., and Brian Merwin , vice-president of corporate development at Mercer International Inc.at the Forest Products Association of Canada awards ceremony (May 9, 2019, Vancouver, B.C.)
West Kootenay, Castlegar, Forestry, Transportation

Mercer Celgar wins at innovation

Award-winning new trailer design from Mercer Celgar creates more efficient transport of wood chips and pulp.

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A big blue letter G is the logo for Galloway Lumber
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Forestry

Sources say: Galloway Lumber Sold to Entrepreneur Brian Fehr

Sources are telling Kootenay Business that Canal Flats entrepreneur and head of The Bid Group, Brian Fehr, has purchased the Galloway Lumber Company

DCT Chambers truck on an elevated stretch of highway built on a mountainside
East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Castlegar, Forestry, Transportation

The Chambers Group: Trucking at its most innovative

DCT Chambers Trucking presents the DCT or dump-clean trailer—another innovation in a long line of firsts.

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Six Mile Slough near Creston will provide better habitat for many species once it’s restored with support from Columbia Basin Trust’s Ecosystem Enhancement Program.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Environment, Forestry

Improving health and biodiversity in local ecosystems

Trust gives five projects over $3 million through Ecosystem Enhancement Program

A carpentry machine splits wood
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Forestry, Small Business

Mobile Recovery Milling: Transforming rural woodlands into bountiful harvests

Darrin Brown, owner of Mobile Recovery Milling in Cranbrook, B.C., repurposes unused trees into useful lumber products

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Picture of lumber stacked in yard, covered with Interfor logo.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Forestry

Interfor to Take Downtime in BC Interior

Interfor has three sawmills in the BC Interior, with total annual capacity of approximately 750 million board feet.

Scott and Rebecca Weatherford with their two children, possibly the fourth generation of ownership of ATCO.
West Kootenay, Rossland, Trail, Environment, Forestry, Small Business

ATCO: The family business of Fruitvale

Wood products and family ties are the legacy of ATCO Wood Products in Fruitvale, B.C.

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Syringa Creek Wildfire on September 7, 2018.
East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Environment, Forestry

After the smoke

Here in the Kootenays, we were all affected by this year’s wildfire season in some way

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A bugling bull elk sits in a forest opening.
Green Scene, East Kootenay, Environment, Forestry

National Forest Week 2018

National Forest Week (September 23 to 29, 2018) celebrates the research we undertake in our forests, including studies on our Rocky Mountain elk

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Sign for the custom log sort and reload centre in Yahk.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Forestry

Major log sort and re-load centre springs up in Yahk

If you have driven through Yahk recently, you can’t help but notice the major log sorting and re-load centre situated on the north side of the community.

Promoted Forestry businesses

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