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CTV NEWS – Port Alberni celebrates opening of new mill

A new wood processing plant is opening in Port Alberni, which promises to be sustainable with a focus on local...

San Group’s reman plant in Port Alberni weeks away from completion

Port Alberni mayor Sharie Minions listens as San Group owner Kamal Sanghera explains the chop line inside one of the buildings at San’s remanufacturing plant on Stamp Avenue in Port Alberni. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News) Federal travel restrictions hold up final...

Press Release – January 21, 2021

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San Group: secret behind success

UTILIZING LATEST TECHNOLOGIES TO MAKE MORE FROM LESS April, 15th is a tentative date for the opening of the new remanufacturing plant in Port Alberni, B.C.   SAN FOREST PRODUCTS (division of San Group) will house the latest wood-processing equipment from the most...

Changes to lumber exports are welcome news for San Group in Port Alberni

Suki, left, and Kamal Sanghera of San Group take Port Alberni Mayor Sharie Minions on a tour of the laminator that has already been tested at the company’s remanufacturing plant on Stamp Avenue. The reman plant is due to open in late October or early November. (SUSAN...

San Group opens 7th retail location in Western Canada

San Group is proud to announce the opening of it's 6th location in British Columbia and 7th in Canada. The new location Chilliwack is a further commitment to San Group's "Harvest to Home" methodology.

San Group bets on ‘high-value’ future with new Port Alberni sawmill

Derrick Penner, Vancouver Sun The B.C. lumber firm San Group on Friday rolled the first log through a brand new sawmill it has built at Port Alberni, a bright spot on a forest-sector landscape that has been otherwise dim. The symbolic occasion caps off San Group’s...

San Group says union deal with Mosaic will kill fibre supply chain

Increasing raw log exports will take away badly needed fibre from Canadian market, says San owner SUSIE QUINN May. 19, 2020 12:00 p.m. Alberni Valley News A landmark agreement between the United Steelworkers Local 1-1937 and Mosaic Forest Management is going to...

San Group buys specialty sawmill in Port Alberni

Visit our new sawmill SUSIE QUINN Apr. 28, 2020 6:00 a.m. LOCAL NEWSNEWS Forestry company continues work on Island expansion plans San Group has purchased another mill in Port Alberni. The Surrey-based forestry group bought the former Chalwood Forest Products mill on...
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