February 18, 2018

Company whose sawmill exploded last year promises upgrades for collecting wood dust

The company whose sawmill in Burns Lake exploded last January, says they're still analyzing recommendations released by the BC Safety Authority Tuesday. Many of the recommendations were focused on dealing with wood dust. Babine Forest Products say the scope of hazards surrounding the residue was not fully understood before the explosion that killed … [Read more...]

11/21/2012 – Deloitte Women of Influence Luncheon Series – Janet Wood

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Wood, Grey Set To “Open Windows”

Elijah Wood and Sasha Grey have joined "Timecrimes" filmmaker Nacho Vigalondo’s English-language suspense thriller "Open Windows" at Wild Bunch. Shooting kicked off this week in Madrid. The high-tech, real time thriller unfolds on the screen of an internet-connected laptop with the movie screen representing a computer desktop. The story … [Read more...]

Elijah Wood Producing Two Horror Films

Elijah Wood, Daniel Noah and Josh C. Waller's new horror production company The Woodshed have announced two new projects says Variety. The first is a black-and-white, Farsi-language vampire western entitled "A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night". The genre mish-mash will also include a 60's inspired Western guitar music and Iranian pop blend … [Read more...]

Worksafe BC warns of dust danger from more than one type of wood

It's not just dust from wood killed by the pine beetle that can spark explosions in sawmills.  Worksafe BC says it can also be dust from green wood, trees cut down while still alive.  The agency has received test results back from dust samples taken from several sawmills across BC, in its investigation of two deadly explosions this … [Read more...]

Elijah Wood Is A Serial Killer In “Maniac”

Elijah Wood has signed on to star in the remake of gory 80's cult thriller 'Maniac' says Sky News. Wood will play a New York City serial killer named Zito who seeks revenge for his abusive upbringing by stalking, killing and scalping various young women. He begins a relationship with a beautiful photographer named Anne, but his vile compulsions … [Read more...]