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 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


GNT PEFC™ Chain of Custody Certificate

GNT FSC® Chain of Custody Certificate

GNT FSC® Controlled Wood Certificate

Great Northern Timber is proud to announce that our pellet mill will soon be certified to Sustainable Biomass Program (SBP)! Great Northern Timber Resources (GNTR) has been working diligently over the past several months to achieve this new level of product certification. The Sustainable Biomass Program is a unique certification system designed for woody biomass, mostly in the form of wood pellets and wood chips, used in industrial, large-scale energy production. SBP’s vision is an economically, environmentally and socially sustainable woody biomass supply chain that contributes to a low carbon economy. SBP has developed a certification system to provide assurance that woody biomass is sourced from legal and sustainable sources. Read more at; https://sbp-cert.org/docs/SBP_Overview_Final_Mar18.pdf

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

SBE ReportSBR Report

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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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