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Ontario Wood Design Awards Winners announced

Canadian Wood Council, Wood Works!, Ontario Wood Design Awards, designers, industry players, innovation, exemplary, wood in architecture

On February 26, the Canadian Wood Council’s (CWC’s) Wood Works! Programme gave out the Ontario Wood Design Awards in recognition of designers’ and industry players’ innovation and exemplary use of using wood in architecture. The winners were announced during the Ontario Forest Industries Association’s (OFIA’s) …

Ontario Investing Almost $5 Million in Mass Timber Innovation

Ontario, USA, timber

The Ontario government is opening the forest industry to jobs and promoting the use of sustainable renewable resources by investing in the province's first cross laminated timber plant. John Yakabuski, Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry, has announced an investment of almost $5 million in Element5's new facility, which will create over 60 …

Resolute Forest Products investing in Northwestern Ontario operations and major maintenance

Resolute Forest Products, investing, Northwestern Ontario, operations, major maintenance

Resolute Forest Products Inc. has revealed a CAD$40 million (US$30.5 million) in investments at its Northwestern Ontario operations, alongside $13.5 million (US$10.3 million) in major maintenance and the creation of 25 new jobs. “Resolute has a strong operating presence in the region, and we are committed to …

Roseburg to acquire Pembroke MDF in Ontario, Canada

MDF, Ontario, Canada, Pembroke, Roseburg

Oregon-based Roseburg Forest Products has reached an agreement to purchase Pembroke’s medium density fiberboard (MDF) and moulding production facilities in Ontario, Canada. Upon final due diligence and Board of Director approval, the parties expect the sale to close by April 9, 2018. The acquisition will be Roseburg’s first …

Editor’s pickOntario Wood WORKS! 2017 Wood Design Award winner: Lazaridis Hall

Ontario Wood WORKS! 2017 Wood Design Award, winner, Lazaridis Hall

Lazaridis Hall is the new home of the Lazaridis School of Business and Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University. The building is also home to Laurier’s Department of Mathematics and associated programs, including the Lazaridis Institute and the Schlegel Centre for Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation. The design imperative was to craft a …

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