Sawmill News

  • Morbark welcomes Kevin Cotter to Management Team

    Morbark, a leading manufacturer of equipment used in forestry, recycling, tree care, landscaping, sawmill and biomass markets, is pleased to welcome Kevin Cotter to its staff as Governmental Sales Manager. Cotter brings a wealth of municipal and business expertise to the role. “We’re excited to bring Kevin Cotter to our team,” said John Foote, Morbark Senior Vice President. ...


    By Morbark, LLC

  • Cardinal Equipment Expands Morbark Territory, Adds Tree Care Product Line

    Morbark, LLC, is pleased to announce the territory and product line expansion of Cardinal Equipment, Inc. Cardinal, previously a Morbark industrial equipment dealer and distributor for the Boxer line of compact utility loaders, will now offer Morbark Tree Care Products in Ontario, Canada, south of the 46th parallel. Cardinal opened a new location in Port Perry, Ontario, to help facilitate this ...


  • B.C. sawmill explosion, riverboat whistleblowers, EPA official`s `crucifixion` comment and more on EHS This Week

    Now that Kristy has her voice back we sat down for a packed episode of EHS This Week, touching on an array of stories including a confounding whistleblower case, a devastating sawmill explosion in British Columbia, Canada, an EPA official's "crucifixion" comment coming back to haunt the agency, and a whole lot more OSHA and EPA news. Let us know what EHS issues you want to hear about. Write us at ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Honouring those killed and injured at work on Workers` Memorial Day

    While it out to be top-of-mind 365 days a year, tomorrow is probably the most important day in the world of workplace health and safety. April 28th is Workers’ Memorial Day and thousands of individuals in cities around the world with attend events honouring workers killed, disabled, injured or harmed at work. As OSHA head Dr. Davis Michaels stated in a recent audio message in honour of the ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Did Combustible Sawdust Cause Deadly Blast at Canadian Sawmill?

    CNN recently reported about a sawmill explosion in Prince George, British Columbia. The blast was felt by area residents, one of whom reported it felt like an earthquake. One person has been killed and 23 ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Morbark names New President

    Morbark, Inc., a leading manufacturer of forestry, sawmill, and wood recycling equipment today announced the appointment of James W. Shoemaker Jr. as President. Shoemaker replaces Lon Morey who will remain as the Chairman of Morbark’s board of directors. Prior to his appointment as President, Shoemaker served as Morbark’s Vice President of Operations and board member. He joined ...


    By Morbark, LLC

  • Western's Annual Results Show Significant Improvement; Net Income for 2010 Improved by $103 Million Over 2009

    Western Forest Products Inc. (TSX: WEF) - 2010 HIGHLIGHTS -- Generated positive EBITDA of $47.7 million, an $82.5 million improvement over 2009 EBITDA -- Achieved net income of $27.7 million for the year, a $103.0 million improvement over 2009 -- Increased liquidity to $84.6 million compared to $37.3 million a year ago -- Net debt to capitalization reduced to ...


    By Marketwire

  • Morbark expands east coast dealer network

    Morbark is pleased to announce it has signed a dealer agreement with Elliott & Frantz, Inc., based in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania. Elliott & Frantz, Inc. will sell and service Morbark’s recycling and forestry product lines, in Maryland, Delaware and the District of Columbia, from their branch locations located in Jessup, Maryland and Delmar, Delaware. Founded in 1962, Elliott ...


    By Morbark, LLC

  • Morbark and Strongco form Western Canada Alliance

    Morbark announces the signing of a dealership agreement with Strongco Limited Partnership in Western Canada. With Strongco’s five locations in Alberta, Morbark customers in western Canada now have convenient access to equipment, service and sales. Strongco Limited Partnership, in business for over 50 years, is one of the largest multi-line industrial equipment distribution providers in Canada. ...


    By Morbark, LLC

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