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Alphacam Extends Canada Reseller Vectorline's Role

Posted: 09/29/2014 6:35PM

Alphacam has expanded Canadian reseller Vectorline’s role to cover the whole of the country, and to work with metal manufacturers.


Norcraft Frameless Cabinetry Plant Gets $7 MM To Double Output

By Bill Esler | Posted: 09/28/2014 6:40PM

Norcraft Companies (NYSE:NCFT) is expanding frameless cabinetry manufacture at its Winnipeg, Canada, plant where it produces the trendy Urban Effects line. Since its 2007 launch, Urban Effects cabinets made at the plant have grown to $23 million in sales.


Home Depot Sued by Toronto Firm in Credit Data Breach

Posted by Bill Esler | Posted: 09/22/2014 8:17PM

Toronto law firm McPhadden Samac Tuovi says it has commenced a class action law suit against Home Depot of Canada Inc. and its American parent, The Home Depot, Inc., arising from the recent data breach. data breach.


Canada Marks National Forest Week 2014

Posted by Bill Esler | Posted: 09/21/2014 7:20PM

National Forest Week, a week-long celebration that has taken place across Canada since 1922, is marked by a statement from the Honourable Greg Rickford, Minister of Natural Resources.



Michel Painchaud Named Arauco Northern Region Sales Manager

Posted: 09/16/2014 2:25PM

Kevin Shotbolt, Vice President of Sales and Marketing is pleased to announce that Michel Painchaud has accepted the position of Northern Region Sales Manager.


Combustible Wood Dust Enforcement Reports Issued in Canada

Posted by Bill Esler | Posted: 09/11/2014 9:41PM

British Columbia's WorkSafeBC completed targeted combustible dust inspections in 85 sawmill locations and 15 wood product manufacturing locations in B.C. New combustible dust rules were initiated Sept. 1, 2014. Sample photos are included.


WorkSafeBC Imposes penalty and Claims Against Lakeland M

Posted: 09/11/2014 9:06PM

Sawmill owner Lakeland Mills Ltd. faces more than $750,000 in administrative penalties and a claims cost levy by WorkSafeBC, the provincial worker safety agency in British Columbia. A 2012 fire and explosion there killed two workers.


Ontario Woodworking Teachers To Gather Oct. 9 In Ontario

Posted: 09/07/2014 2:55PM

Canada’s Wood Manufacturing Council in conjunction with Conestoga College and the 2014 Wood Tech Summit is organizing a one-day event Oct. 9 for Ontario high school woodworking teachers.


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