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East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Forestry

Mass timber helps revolutionize the construction industry

In the Kootenays, members of the Interior Lumber Manufacturers’ Association are working hard to diversify their products and markets

CFO Krystle Seed, CEO and president Ken Kalesnikoff, and COO Chris Kalesnikoff visit Kallesoe Machinery in Denmark to see their new state-of-the-art glulam line in action.
Green Scene, West Kootenay, Castlegar, Environment, Forestry

Kudos to the Kalesnikoff Lumber Company

The fourth generation keeps Kalesnikoff Lumber Company a proud and successful enterprise with its forward-thinking approach to forestry

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Cole, Melanie, Chris and Courtney Sutherland, with a Sutco truck
West Kootenay, Salmo, Forestry, Small Business, Transportation, Best of Business

Sutco cares for its people

Sutco Transportation Specialists is recognized as an industry leader for best practices in human resources, focusing on workplace safety and work/life quality.

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BC Wildfire personnel working at clearing dead brush in forest.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Forestry

Helping Basin communities prepare for wildfire

Trust supports nine communities with Community Wildfire Education Grants

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.

Promoted Forestry businesses

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