Stable sources.
Dependable logistics.
Expanding markets.

We deliver hardwood & softwood across the globe.

GNT is a vertically integrated
forestry company.

GNT is a vertically integrated
forestry company.

We harvest, process and manufacture woodchips & biomass
and export them around the world.


We bring diverse experience & expertise to partner on any forestry project.


We supply various grades of hardwood and softwood chips for numerous applications. We have stable and abundant sources for all our forest products. This means you can always count on a dependable supply.

Chips for Pulp and Paper

Biomass for Energy

Chips for Board & MDF


GNT is a vertically integrated forestry company. We harvest, process and manufacture woodchips & biomass and export them around the world.

Our diverse range of services:

Customized Procurement Services

Woodlands Management

Harvesting &
In-Forest Chipping

Customized Procurement Services

Woodlands Management

Port Operations

Harvesting &
In-Forest Chipping

Ship Chartering & Transportation

International Financial Transaction Management

Port Operations

Ship Chartering & Transportation

International Financial Transaction Management

Our Certifications

Great Northern Timber is further committed to implementing and maintaining the mass balance requirements. Mass balance is defined as a chain of custody system where, from the production of a raw material to the final product for consumption, the information on sustainability can be traced to a specific production quantity.

Great Northern Timber is committed to providing its valued customers with wood products sourced from forests free from illegal or controversial activity and managed sustainably. Great Northern Timber utilizes Chain of Custody (CoC) systems certified through third-party assessment to provide a link between certified forests and the raw materials used in our process and delivered to our customers around the world.

Great Northern Timber is certified to the following third-party standards;
– Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC™) Chain of Custody Certification: http://www.pefccanada.org/custody.htm
– Forest Stewardship Council (FSC® – C099959) Chain of Custody Certification: https://ca.fsc.org/en-ca/certification/chain-of-custody-certification
– Forest Stewardship Council (FSC® – C099959) Controlled Wood Certification: https://ca.fsc.org/en-ca/certification/controlled-wood
– Sustainable Biomass Program (SBP 04-34; GNTR Pellet Mill) & (SBP 04-45; NFTI Chip Mill) Compliant Biomass: https://sbp-cert.org/


GNT PEFC™ Chain of Custody Certificate

GNT FSC® Chain of Custody Certificate

GNT FSC® Controlled Wood Certificate

GNTR Pellet Mill SBP Certificate

NFTI Chip Mill SBP Certificate

To view GNT’s Supply Base Evaluation (SBE) or Supply Base Report please select from the following links;

Great Northern Timber Resources – Pellet Mill – SBE ReportSBR Report

Northern Fibre Terminals Inc – SBE ReportSBR Report

Wood Procurement Policy

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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

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

    Self-powered Moveable Conveyor Loader

    Ship Trimmer:
    SVEDALA 4-42″ Jet Slinger

    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

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

    CAE Machinery 76″
    – 8 knife chipper

    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

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