From the Forest Floor to the Customer’s Door

We provide commercial-scale services from the forest floor to the customer’s door. With Canadian, Baltic, US and South American supply sources, GNT has the logistical and operational capacity to deliver a stable source of quality hardwood and softwood products to consumers across the globe.

We manage forests, acquire wood by-products, process, manufacture and export the end products from our port operations. Our world class processing and ship loading terminals in the Maritimes are uniquely situated to provide excellent access to international markets.

Sustainable forestry

GNT creates economic benefit from natural forest material. We target under-utilized and renewable resources to produce high quality, value-added wood products for the global market.

We believe in taking the long-term view when it comes to forest management. Our approach promotes the development, quality and protection of forest resources and enhances biodiversity. GNT’s goal is to foster healthy and sustainable working forests.

Experienced – Dependable – Responsible

Our dynamic, innovative entrepreneurial team has a wide range of skill sets, combining expertise in the forest industry and several other key sectors.

As stewards of a vital natural resource, we meet and exceed the industry standards for sustainable forest management.

Great Northern Timber stands behind federal and provincial government regulations ensuring our forest are managed legally, sustainably, responsibly and respectfully. Great Northern Timber maintains it’s third-party certification to FSC® Chain of Custody, FSC® Controlled Wood and PEFC™ as an example of our commitment to the forest.

No Other Company Offers What We Do

We can help you gather, process and ship your material, whether it’s along the wood fiber chain, it’s a mineral or another marketable commodity. GNT services are flexible, responsive, versatile and quick.

Our company actively seeks out new markets for our products and yours. We invite producers and users of wood fiber and other materials to partner with us.

We bring superior forest products to the world.

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  • Dalhousie Woodchip Loading Facility

    Truck Receiving:
    WEIGHTRONICS 100 ton 90′ (27.432 m)

    Chip Van Receiving:
    50T 45 B.I.D. Canada Transportable Truck Dumper c/w Hydraulic Power Unit

    Screw Reclaimer:
    B.I.D. Canada 800 tons per hour 3 Screw Reclaim and Lump Breaker

    Conveyor System:

    3 stage free fall fixed conveyor rated at 600 tons per hour
    48″ Belt with Cleats
    Air draft is of 17.5 m

    Outreach of ship loader to fender fence
    11 m min to 16.2 m max

    Storage Capacity: (Roundwood)
    20,000-ton capacity roundwood

    Storage Pad Capacity: (Wood Chips)
    12,000 m2 – 5″ Highway Grade Asphalt Pad
    42,000 Ton Capacity

    Wharf: (West)
    Load limit Structure (H20-S16 Max Railway Loading)
    Wharf face has 26 Bollards over a 355 m length
    Max low tide 10.3 Draft

  • Sheet Harbour Shiploading Terminal

    Chip Pile Reclaim:
    B.I.D. 3 Screw Reclaim
    & Lump Breaker

    Conveyors:
    60″ wide, fixed & moveable ERIEZ Electromagnet for 60″ belt MILLTRONICS 60″ belt scale.

    Shiploader:
    Self-powered Moveable Conveyor Loader

    Ship Trimmer:
    SVEDALA 4-42″ Jet Slinger

    Wharf:
    152 m long concrete caisson structure, built 1987 Mooring Buoys & two 100 ton land bollards Maximum loaded draft 11.0 m at LLW, tide + 1.5 m Tugboat service, up to 5000 hp available.

    Loading Capacity (max):
    1200 tons per hour

  • Sheet Harbour Chipping Facility

    Truck Receiving:
    WEIGHTRONICS 100 ton
    80 ft (26m) scale

    Chip Van Receiving:
    RADAR 65 ton 65 ft (20m)
    fixed truck dump

    B.I.D. CANADA 50 ton
    portable truck dump

    Chipmill:
    FUJI-KING KD/4-90
    Trough Debarker, 90 ft (27m)

    CAE Machinery 76″
    – 8 knife chipper

    Screening:
    ERIEZ Electromagnet
    for 30″ belt

    B.I.D. Disc Scalping Screens
    B.I.D. Twin 24″ Distribution Screw Conveyors
    2 – BM&M 12′ x 20′ Gyratory Twin Deck Screens
    48″ – 8 knife re-chipper

    Storage Capacity:
    Roundwood – 50,000 tons

    Chips – 8″ (200 mm)
    14,000 m2 cement pad

    Additional chip storage
    area – 6,000 m2

    Chips – total storage
    120,000 tons

    Testing Lab:
    2 – ovens
    Chip analyzer

    Production Capacity:
    400,000 tons per year