Mike Effray, owner and operations manager of Cranbrook-based Strategic Fire Control, has one of the hottest jobs on the market today.by Trina Ayling
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A Surrey-based company has purchased Meadow Creek Cedar’s long-idled sawmill at Cooper Creek.
Jemi Fibre based in Vancouver also recently acquired three wood manufacturing companies in the region.
At the UBCM conference in Vancouver in September, Wood Works! BC announced the winners of the 2013 Community Recognition Awards.by Karen Kornelsen
Canfor Corporation is a company on the move in the East Kootenay.
Students from Selkirk College’s Forest Technology Program recently travelled to Mexico to learn about the area’s unique forest
Tembec sells Skookumchuk Pulp Mill for $89 million
Will Canfor step up to the plate and add to its holdings in the East Kootenay with the purchase of the Skookumchuck pulp mill?
On the heels of investing $40+ million in getting their sawmill in Radium back into production, Canfor has announced a $40 million upgrade to their Elko sawmill
The community of Radium Hot Springs is celebrating the return of a vital economic presence.by Karen Kornelsen
Elkford's conference centre is a prime example of leading-edge B.C. design concepts and green building protocol.
Montreal-headquartered Stella-Jones Inc. has signed a non-binding letter of intent to acquire certain pole treating assets of Brisco Wood Preservers Ltd., a provider of treated wood poles located in British Columbia.
The Business in Vancouver newspaper is reporting that Celgar, located just north of Castlegar, is fighting with BC Hydro over the sale of excess power to Fortis BC—BC Hydro’s main competitor.
Canfor Corp. (TSX:CFP) plans to spend $40 million to upgrade sawmills in the Kootenay region.
Canfor has completed the acquisition of the Tembec Industries Ltd. southern British Columbia interior wood products assets—consisting of the Elko and Canal Flats sawmills and approximately 1.1 million cubic metres of combined Crown land, private land and contract annual allowable cut.
WoodEx currently creates and exports value-added lumber products, primarily for the Chinese and Japanese market. The mill does not have its own forest tenure, so can now tap into some 5,000 cubic metres of timber on Akisqnuknik lands.
Canfor, which is Canada’s largest lumber producer, will buy Tembec’s Elko and Canal Flats sawmills and approximately 1.1 million cubic metres of combined Crown, private land and annual allowable cut.
Canadian Timberlands has completed its tree planting operations across B.C., Alberta, Saskatchewan and Ontario, and although more than 12 million trees were planted, not one recordable safety incident was incurred for the 2011 planting season.
Over the past years, Kootenay Manufacturing Co. (KMC) has been supplying countries in South America with FMC and KMC Track Skidders. The majority of machines are in Colombia, Ecuador, Chile and Brazil.
Situated in Wynndel, just north of Creston, B.C., Wynndel Box & Lumber company is getting the attention of the world catering to over 13 countries including Pakistan, Europe, the Middle East, the United States, and Japan.by Dan Williams
Tembec sees positive signs that the American lumber market is ready to rebound.