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Sinclar Group Forest Products Ltd

Suite #2 - 1515 Nicholson Street
Prince George
British Columbia
V2N 1V7

Telephone : 250.563.3423
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Canadian sawmill owner fined C$724,000 over fatal 2012 dust explosion 30 July 2014

The company that owns the British Columbia sawmill where two workers were killed and 22 others injured in an explosion and fire has been ordered by WorkSafeBC to pay more than $724,000 in penalties and levies. The April 23, 2012 blaze at Lakeland Mills in Prince George followed a similar deadly explosion only months earlier at the Babine Forest Products sawmill in Burns Lake, B.C....

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Second Canadian sawmill destroyed in dust explosion to be rebuilt 21 March 2013

Sinclar Group Forest Products company said it intended to rebuild the Lakeland Mill at Prince George, British Columbia, with construction expected to begin this spring. The company said the sawmill would incorporate the most advanced safety protocols and equipment to ensure a safe work environment. ...

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Wood processing in British Columbia: Under the beetleā€™s shadow 13 September 2012

Two sawmill explosions earlier this year have cast a long shadow over the British Columbia wood processing industry, already in difficulty because of the mountain pine beetle epidemic that has killed many of the forests from which its timber is sourced. Could those very same beetles also bear some responsibility for the blasts? ...

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High methane levels close blast-affected sawmill in Canada 25 June 2012

Methane gas detected in a soil sample from its Lakeland Mills sawmill has prompted the Sinclar Group to suspend operations of the planer mill and mill energy system at the sawmill in Prince George, British Columbia. An explosion killed two workers and injured two dozen others at the sawmill on April 24....

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US lab examining dust from Canadian sawmill, but blast cause still unknown 04 May 2012

Samples of sawdust from the Babine Forest Products sawmill in Burns Lake, British Columbia, which was the scene of devastating explosion on January 20, have been sent to a specialist laboratory in the USA, according to WorkSafe BC....

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Canadian sawmill shuts down as a precaution after deadly explosions 27 April 2012

The Pope & Talbot sawmill in Fort St. James, British Columbia, has closed temporarily to clean up sawdust after two recent explosions at other sawmills, according to John Allen, president and CEO of the Council of Forest Industries (COFI). ...

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All BC sawmills to be inspected after fatal Canadian mill blast 25 April 2012

The government of British Columbia said on April 25 that all sawmills in the province would be inspected after a massive blaze triggered by an explosion at a sawmill resulted in the death of two workers....