Sudbury building highlights use of wood in industrial designJ.L. Richards architect Jeff Laberge
will tell you that designing a building that is structurally sound,
aesthetically pleasing and environmentally sustainable comes with its
own rewards. But when the industry around you recognizes that design
for its architectural excellence, the rewards become that much
sweeter.In November, the firm was bestowed the
Green Building Wood Design award from Wood WORKS! for its design of
the Vale Living with Lakes Centre, a LEED platinum-certified pair of
The Resolute Forest Product's sawmill
in Thunder Bay marked 10 years in operation.The Montreal-based forestry giant said
it's a “unique business venture” based on the collaboration
between the company and the Fort William First Nation.
With an annual capacity of 300 million
board feet of stud...
A new model for allocating Crown timber
supply along the northeastern shore of Lake Superior went into
effect in April.
In March, Marathon's Daryl Skworchinski
was appointed chairman of the Nawiinginokiima Forest Management Corporation. Serving with him on the board is Grant Goodwin,
The California energy company which
once touted made-in-Northern Ontario green jet fuel now wants to make
wood pellets.Los Angeles-based Rentech has
drastically changed the scope of its project in Northern Ontario as
it announced, May 2, it is switching gears by acquiring a shuttered
The Federation of Northern Ontario Municipalities (FONOM) is preparing to launch a campaign designed to
bring residents from across Ontario into a conversation about the
importance of Ontario’s Boreal Forest to Northern communities,
Ontario’s economy and the environment.
FONOM’s efforts come o...