The Biomass North Development Centre is
gaining traction and building momentum as it unrolls its completed
Northern Ontario Biomass Strategy (which goes by the cheeky acronym
NO-BS).In the summer of 2014, the Ontario
Union of Indians (OUI) and the Biomass Innovation Centre (BIC)
operating out ...
Columbia Forest Products is reopening
its Rutherglen veneer mill, east of North Bay, after a five-year
shutdown.Gary Gillespie, vice-president of
Columbia’s Northern Operations, announced Dec. 15 that Columbia is
in the “intermediate stages” of preparations to reopening the
shuttered veneer fa...
An Ojibway community on the north shore
of Lake Superior is carving out a path to prosperity in forestry.Biigtigong Nishnaabeg (formerly Pic
River First Nation) has taken possession of new European-made
harvesting equipment to launch a forestry company to start harvesting
off its traditional la...
Resolute Forest Products has been fined $150,000 after a worker was burned at its Fort Francis
mill in 2014.On Feb. 27, 2014,
a maintenance worker had been checking on a blockage of material in a conveyor
in the mill, which had been idled in preparation for permanent closure. Dry
wood dust that...