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Sumac Forest Information Services of Thunder Bay will be testing its newly acquired UAV this winter to showcase its capabilities to its forestry clients this year.
Thunder Bay forest consultants acquire UAVA Thunder Bay natural resource consulting firm is taking to the skies with the purchase of its first unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) for aerial imaging and mapping applications. Sumac Forest Information Services took delivery of its Lancaster Hawkeye MK III over the Christmas holidays and began test flights of the vehicle produced by Precision Hawk of Toronto.“We’ve been looking at this technology for about a year and a half,” said Todd Domney, one of three coowners of the 19-employee f...


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A forest industry shout-out to Bill Mauro
The Ontario Forest Industries Association (OFIA) is congratulating Thunder Bay-Atikokan MPP Bill Mauro on his cabinet appointment as the new minister of municipal affairs.In a March 27 statement, association president-CEO Jamie Lim said Mauro will a “positive voice” for Northern Ontario jobs and th...
Canada-Korea trade pacts gets forest industry approval
The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is supporting the free trade agreement reached between Canada and Korea.“The hundreds of communities across Canada who depend on a strong forest products industry benefit from a strong export agenda,” said FPAC president and CEO David Lindsay in ...
Thunder Bay forest consultants acquire UAV
A Thunder Bay natural resource consulting firm is taking to the skies with the purchase of its first unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) for aerial imaging and mapping applications. Sumac Forest Information Services took delivery of its Lancaster Hawkeye MK III over the Christmas holidays and bega...
Marathon Pulp mill sale delayed
The potential American buyers of the former Marathon Pulp mill have missed a critical deadline to close the sale of the contaminated property from Tembec.A final Jan. 22 deadline, imposed by the Ministry of Environment (MOE), to complete the transaction and transfer of the industrial land to Green ...


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