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Forestry

Tembec announces reopening of northeastern mill (8/03)

Tembec has kept its word on a promise made in November of last year. The company announced July 18 plans to start up operation at its Kenogami mill near Kirkland Lake.

Results on forest technology study expected this fall (7/03)

Biologists and foresters in Sault Ste. Marie are experimenting this summer with some new high-resolution airborne photographic equipment as a possible new, forest management tool.

Digital photography to aid in forest research (7/03)

New digital photographic technology is being brought to market to assess Northern Ontario's forests.

Town, Pic Mobert join forces (7/03)

The temporary shutdown of the Domtar mill in White River may be a major blow to the community, but it can also be an opportunity to develop new economic development initiatives, says Norm Jaehrling.

Algoma Mill Works deal finalized (7/03)

A consortium of First Nations communities have finalized the sale of the assets of Algoma Mill Works to build a specialty plywood mill on the North Channel of Lake Huron. Algoma-Manitoulin MP Brent St.

Mill closures grip communities (7/03)

Several communities throughout Northern Ontario have been receiving bad news recently. The news is coming from lumber mills and pulp and paper mills.

Growing opportunity in carbon (7/03)

Industries may soon be knocking on the back doors of land owners in hopes of enticing themto establish tree plantations to offset greenhouse gas emissions. In 1997 there were 160 countries that signed the Kyoto Protocol agreement.

Tembec turns down Rosko’s mill plans (7/03)

If Tembec’s Kenogami mill remains closed, Rosko Forestry Operations is ready to develop its own milling and planing facility in Kirkland Lake. “We’ve put in a proposal to the (Ontario) Ministry of Natural Resources,” says company president Joe Rosko.

Red tape strangling forestry business (7/03)

Timmins-area forestry contractor Albert Boudreau finds the permitting process to be long and arduous, and often one which leads to loss of opportunities in the industry.

Mega merger to slash costs (7/03)

Tembec and Domtar announced June 19 they are combining forces in Ontario and Quebec.