CEO Don Kayne’s Blog
  • Supporting our Students

    by Don Kayne | Aug 28, 2015
    With the academic year about to begin, I am proud to reflect on Canfor’s contribution to support education in our industry.
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  • Canfor Pulp Innovation Prompted Co-op Student to Take Second Look at Forestry Industry

    by Brett Robinson, President of Canfor Pulp | Aug 14, 2015
    Canfor Pulp is demonstrating to our future workforce that it is part of a technologically sophisticated industry and one that offers exciting career opportunities.
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  • Canfor Pulp Launches Leading-Edge Quality Control Technology

    by Martin Pudlas | Jul 27, 2015
    Canfor Pulp greatly improves quality control thanks to the implementation of the Valmet Process Quality Vision system, now in operation at our Intercontinental and Northwood NBSK pulp mills in Prince George.
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  • Marking 50 Years for our FMA in Alberta

    by Don Kayne | Jul 21, 2015
    Yesterday, I had the great pleasure of marking a significant milestone for our company with Alberta’s Minister of Agriculture and Forestry, Oneil Carlier. Our Forest Management Agreement – the tenure arrangement we have with the Province of Alberta that supports our sawmill and green energy plant in Grande Prairie – was renewed in 2014, marking the 50th anniversary of our operations in Alberta.
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  • Canfor Pulp Further Strengthens Our Business Ties in Korea

    by Brett Robinson | Jun 26, 2015
    Earlier this month, Canfor Pulp took an exciting step towards strengthening our ties with our customers by opening an office in Seoul, Korea. Canfor Korea now the exclusive sales office for all of our pulp products in Korea.
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  • 2015 Canfor Contractor Awards

    by Don Kayne | Jun 23, 2015
    Canfor’s contractors play a key role in our company’s success, and we rely on exceptional companies across our operations as part of our day to day business.
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  • Northern BC Safety Conference a Success

    by Stephen Mackie | Jun 19, 2015
    The first ever Northern BC Safety Conference was held alongside the Canada North Resource Expo in Prince George on May 30. Canfor was a “Platinum” sponsor, and by being represented on the conference organizing committee, played an important role in making this worthwhile event possible. Attendee feedback was unanimously positive affirming that participants valued this first-time event.
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  • Canfor Supports Forestry Innovation

    by Don Kayne | Jun 16, 2015
    Canfor was honoured to partner with Schweighofer in support of global innovation in forestry. As the first North American participant in the prestigious Schweighofer Innovation Prize, Canfor sponsored 10 researchers from universities across North America to attend the Schweighofer Prize ceremony and participate in the innovation workshop. Canfor co-sponsored the workshop which brought together forestry, wood science and technology students to network and cross-innovate.
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  • Canfor Hosts Summer Events to Thank our Communities

    by Don Kayne | Jun 09, 2015
    For the last several years, Canfor has held summer events in each of our operating communities. It’s becoming a much-loved tradition and we’re pleased to be doing it again this year. Our communities and our people are very important to Canfor and these annual events are one way for us to thank everyone for their support.
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  • Canfor Pulp One of BC’s Sustainability Leaders

    by Don Kayne | Jun 01, 2015
    I am very pleased to share that Canfor Pulp was recently recognized as a leader in sustainability with the FortisBC Efficiency in Action Award. Canfor Pulp won its award in the Industrial sector for an upgrade made at our Prince George mill that significantly reduced our use of fossil fuels.
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