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FEATURED NEWS: Taking the pulse of Canadian logging contractors
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B.C.’s forest sector competitiveness

Jock Finlayson, executive vice-president and chief policy officer for the BC Business Council discussed the advantages and weaknesses related to B.C.'s forestry sector's competitiveness at COFI 2016. >> Read full article

Alberta forestry continues solid growth

Economic output by Alberta’s forest sector grew in 2015, marking the fourth consecutive year of increases. The forestry sector saw the value of its products rise by five per cent – or $150 million – last year, following growth of eight per cent in 2014, 14 per cent in 2013, and nine per cent in 2012. >> Read full article

Spruce Beetle threatens Northern B.C.

A recent outbreak of the spruce beetle population in Northern B.C. is presenting new challenges—and headaches—for stakeholders in the region. >> Read full article

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Taking the pulse of Canadian logging contractors

We’ve been hearing a lot lately about the state of the Canadian logging contractor, and it sounds like a tough world out there. But no one has the numbers to really say, and contractors have been unable to benchmark themselves against other contractors in their region, or across the country.
We want to change that.
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CWF logging forum’s evolution

The Logging Operations Group of the Canadian Woodlands Forum has always provided an opportunity for logging contractors to come together with equipment manufacturers, distributors and technicians to discuss equipment issues experienced in the forest. But one of the greatest traditions of the annual spring meeting held by the CWF is undergoing an evolution. >> Read full article

West Fraser begins lignin production

West Fraser has begun lignin production at its pulp mill in Hinton, Alberta. The state-of-the art facility, which recovers lignin from the pulping operation using a novel technology, and transform this wood byproduct into useful, environmentally friendly bioproduct, began production in March. >> Read full article

Building public support in B.C. communities

What can companies do to improve public support in the communities they operate in? That was the question of the day for the mayors that spoke at the Community Leaders Panel Discussion at the COFI 2016 Convention. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

WEBINAR: To repair or replace energy-efficient motors

April 19, 2016 >> More Info

71st Annual Olympic Logging Conference

April 29-30, 2016
Location: Victoria, B.C. >> More Info

Global Softwood Log & Lumber Conference

May 5-6, 2016
Location: Vancouver, B.C. >> More Info