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A Trojan horse made of code
2019-10-10 | Publications / Resources

Whether it is a massive data leak of a financial institution’s customer details or a celebrity’s private photos, we are constantly reminded that when it comes to digital information, it is often a matter of when, not if, sensitive information will be compromised. For companies like EACOM, a breach can mean anything from financial loss…

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Forests that keep on giving
2019-09-23 | Publications / Resources

Forests are many things to many people. Trappers and hunters depend on the forests for subsistence and use them to preserve our ancestors’ way of life. For the First Nations, they are a natural and spiritual haven with deep cultural roots. For snowmobile enthusiasts, they are an endless adventure. For the owners of small cottages…

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Working towards a bright future
2019-09-11 | Publications / Resources

Between tuition costs, books, supplies, food and travel expenses, going to college can get expensive. Even more so if school is far from home. But the rewards can be reaped over a lifetime, from an expanded mind and way of thinking, to new experiences, broadened horizons, and career opportunities. Fostering a culture that values education…

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Sharing the Road for a Fun and Safe Summer
2019-06-07 | Publications / Resources

Temagami Woodlands Operations In collaboration with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF), EACOM Timber Corporation and RTMI will be working in the Temagami Forest this summer. Woodlands operations will be carried from June to October in harvest blocks along the Eagle Lake Road located north of Red Squirrel Road. Wood harvested will supply…

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Building careers in forestry – one summer job at a time
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Born and raised in Northeastern Ontario, Abigail Williams wanted to find a profession that allowed her to remain close to home and spend a lot of time outdoors. Lakehead University’s Forestry program was a perfect fit and she is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in the field. In her quest to get hands on experience,…

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Paving a path for women in trades, one role model at a time
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Even though women have been an important part of Canada’s light manufacturing workforce since the 1870s[1], with exceptional contributions during times of war, the field is still considered to be traditionally male. Caroline Hurtubise, first female millwright at EACOM Timber Corporation’s Timmins sawmill is working on changing that perception. “I’ve always had an interest in…

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Breaking the fire – how foresters worked together to protect Elk Lake
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2018 has been an exceptionally busy year for forest fires in Ontario. By only mid-August, there have already been over a thousand fires, double the annual total for 2017. Tasked with managing fires across the province, Ontario’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) has been under enormous strain to keep the situation under control…

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When safety comes first, we can sleep soundly
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Do you sleep on a bedframe made with pride by the 76 employees at the Sullivan sawmill? Opened in 1996, the Sullivan mill makes wood products such as bedframes and furring strips that can be found in bedrooms all over the world. One of its biggest customers is international mattress manufacturer Sealy. An even bigger…

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Beyond Trees and Boards, Growing Talent on #TeamEACOM: Sharon Villeneuve-Cloutier
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At EACOM, we are investing just as much in technologies as we are in our people. We are happy to share Sharon Villeneuve-Cloutier’s story, named amongst Top 10 under 40 by Opérations forestières et de scierie. Born in Rouyn-Noranda and a lifelong resident of Abitibi, Sharon Villeneuve-Cloutier has had a passion for forests for as…

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Beyond Trees and Boards, Growing Talent on #TeamEACOM: Sylvain Messier
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At EACOM, we are investing just as much in technologies as we are in our people. We are happy to share Sylvain Messier’s story who has been named amongst Top 10 under 40 by Canadian Forest Industries. Sylvain has been passionate about forestry products since he got his first job at a hardwood mill in…

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Talented Employees and Exceptional Fibre Propel EACOM’s Ear Falls Operations
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EACOM Timber Corporation is happy to share that its Ear Falls sawmill in Northwestern Ontario will be increasing its hours of operation to 100 hours per week. Building on the mill’s good performance and strong demand for its products, a new shift of 8 workers will be hired with the goal of increasing lumber production…

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Wade Zammit joins EACOM as Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
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A forester by trade, Wade Zammit has worked in the industry for over 35 years. He has touched upon different fields, including business development, sales and marketing, and managing both sawmill and timber operations for large forestry companies. Seeing tremendous potential in EACOM’s culture, its team, and its opportunities, Wade joined in early 2018 as…

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Fifty years of transformation
2019-06-04 | Publications / Resources

Matagami, the “gateway to James Bay,” is a small community with big ambitions. Its 2,000 residents all know and help each other, enjoying an excellent quality of life. Whether they are from the area or elsewhere in Quebec, the employees of the EACOM sawmill have integrated into this tight-knit extended family. Surrounded by hectares of…

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Planning for growth, together
2019-05-21 | Publications / Resources

Deforestation. Clear-cutting. Desertification. These words are quite wrongfully associated with the forest industry. Canada actually has some of the best managed forests in the world. Registered Professional Foresters Ryan Milne and Megan Finlay made it a career to ensure that our greatest renewable resource thrives and benefits its many communities, today and for future generations.…

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Rising above the canopy
2019-05-08 | Publications / Resources

The face of forestry is changing in Canada. What was once a labour-intensive, male-dominated industry deeply rooted in tradition has shot up rapidly to incorporate modern technology and a diverse workforce. Full of growth opportunities in some of Canada’s most scenic landscapes, the sector has limitless potential. That was not the case when Jennifer Tallman…

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Join us in celebrating 100 years of operations in Timmins!
2019-05-01 | Publications / Resources

Our Timmins sawmill is turning 100 this year! It is a proud testament to innovation, perseverance, and sustainable forest management practices. But mostly, our people and community are central to that success story. Come celebrate generations of workers, contractors and partners in Timmins with a community BBQ at Bozzer Park on Friday, May 31. There…

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Safety Speaker Series
2019-03-29 | Publications / Resources

At EACOM, safety comes first. And second. And third.   Our target is zero incidents across the board and working to prevent injuries at our facilities is our number one priority. The Face of Workplace Safety conference tour aims to bring the community face-to-face with the impact of industrial injuries and raise awareness of the…

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It Takes a Forester to Nurture our Forests
2019-03-20 | Publications / Resources

Growing up in Englehart and influenced by both parents who worked in the field, Jake Mazzetti learned to love forests early on. Whether it is fishing, hunting, camping, kayaking, biking, or hiking, Canada’s forests offer those who enjoy the great outdoors ample recreational activities. While studying Forestry at Lakehead University, Jake participated in EACOM’s summer…

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Limitless potential
2019-03-07 | Publications / Resources

Born and raised in Matagami, Anik Richard always dreamt of finding a job that would allow her to remain close to her roots. Passionate about travel, she completed a degree in tourism and then a DEP in mineral ore extraction. However, it was at the EACOM Matagami sawmill that she found her true calling. A…

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Growing Outside the Box
2019-02-11 | Publications / Resources

Small towns, big potential Looking for a great career path with endless opportunity for growth? How about accessible home ownership that will leave you enough disposable income for other pursuits? Clean air, water, and plenty of space? The answer does not involve a $1,800/month studio apartment rental in one of Canada’s major cities. As more…

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Yours to Discover – Via Forest Access Roads
2019-01-16 | Publications / Resources

A developed road network is something we may take for granted in Canada’s urban centres. The 401 is closed due to an accident? There are some scenic alternatives available. Canada is a vast country which makes road building and maintenance a daunting and prohibitively expensive task for government alone. The province of Ontario is no…

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Forestry 2.0 – How 3D aerial maps are remodeling the field
2018-12-07 | Publications / Resources

Lumberjacks in red and black plaid, logs floating down a river, horses pulling sleighs loaded with timber through the snow. These images might come to mind when thinking about the forest products industry. However, today’s forestry workers have left the axe behind and rely on sophisticated technology to help them sustainably manage Canada’s greatest renewable…

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WANTED: Harvest/hauling contractors
2018-11-26 | Publications / Resources

Multi-year harvest and/or hauling contracts EACOM is looking for contractors to support its operations near Sudbury and Timmins in Northern Ontario: Cut-to-length crews (processor/forwarder) 8 ft, 12 ft, 16 ft Load and haul CTL teams Log haul trucks Road maintenance contractors (summer/winter) Road construction crews (excavator, dozer, rock trucks, etc.) Needs vary per site, please reach out…

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EACOM Promotes Jobs and Sustainable Development during the 2018 Ontario Election
2018-05-14 | Publications / Resources

EACOM is eager to work with the Ontario Government to ensure a prosperous and sustainable future. Doing so requires a dialogue with those seeking election about the role government can play in supporting this sustainable economic growth. We need a partner in the provincial government to ensure our Northern communities remain vibrant and strong. On…

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Tackle Climate Change, Use Wood
2014-11-28 | Publications / Resources

Click here to view or download the Tackle Climate Change, Use Wood brochure. (PDF)

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Canadian Wood. Renewable by Nature. Sustainable by Design
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Click here to view or download the Canadian Wood. Renewable by Nature. Sustainable by Design brochure. (PDF)Click here to view or download the Canadian Wood. Renewable by Nature. Sustainable by Design brochure. (PDF)Click here to view or download the Canadian Wood. Renewable by Nature. Sustainable by Design brochure. (PDF)Click here to view or download the…

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Fire Safety
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Click here to view or download the Fire Safety backgrounder. (PDF)

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Better for the Environment
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Click here to view or download the Better for the Environment backgrounder. (PDF)

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Canada’s National Model Building Codes
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Click here to view or download the Canada’s National Model Building Codes. (PDF)

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A New Construction Option
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Click here to view or download the New Construction Option backgrounder. (PDF)

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Mid-Rise Overview
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Click here to view or download the Mid-Rise Overview backgrounder. (PDF)

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The New Wood Mid-Rise Opportunity
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Click here to view or download the New Wood Mid-Rise Opportunity brochure.

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