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Latest trends in sawmill scanning and optimization

When OptiSaw West takes the stage on June 14 in Vancouver, several of the latest trends in sawmill scanning and optimization will be front and centre… >> Read full article

Millions in Alberta wildfire prevention funding left unspent?

The Forest Resource Improvement Association of Alberta, the organization responsible for implementing Alberta’s wildfire prevention strategy, left millions of dollars unspent that were earmarked for FireSmart programming… >> Read full article

Norbord's High Level, Alberta Mill resumes production

Norbord Inc. announced that its OSB mill in High Level, Alta. resumed production over the weekend following a fire that occurred on May 4… >> Read full article

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2016 Export Awards

2016 Ontario Export Awards

The 3rd annual Ontario Export Awards are back in 2016 to pay tribute to the success and innovative approaches of Ontario export companies! Extending across industries and including both rural and urban representation, the awards are a celebration of the contributions exporters have made to both the provincial and national economies.

The awards are free to enter and finalists and winners will be recognized at the annual Gala in Toronto this Fall. Enter now or nominate a company that deserves to be recognized!
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 Featured News 

Top 10 Under 40 is back!

Canada is full of young, skilled and knowledgeable people who are driving the forest industry forward. From loggers and sawmillers to machine operators and forest managers, they are the best and brightest in our industry. Strong work ethics, leadership by example, and efforts to grow the quality of our industry will all be acknowledged. Join us as we celebrate the future of forestry in Canada… >> Learn More…

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On-site safety is no accident

On-site safety is no accident

Each year, more than four million Canadian workers suffer some type of job-related injury or illness. Not just frustrating to those affected, injuries can also mean significant down time for companies. Yet many workplace injuries can be prevented or minimized with the proper safety-approved workwear and personal protective equipment… >> Learn More


Eastern Canada's pulp mills more competitive

Softwood fibre prices in Eastern Canada have been in steady decline for over four years, and in the 1Q/16 were at their lowest levels in almost 15 years… >> Read full article

Ontario passes cap and trade climate change bill

The Ontario government has passed legislation to battle climate change in the form of a cap and trade system… >> Read full article

Progress towards sustainable forest management

International experts meeting to safeguard the future of the world’s forests have drawn up a six-point plan to strengthen collaboration on the use of criteria and indicators to guide and track progress towards the goal of sustainable forest management… >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

Saw-Tech Log Expo

June 10-12, 2016
Location: Bancroft, Ont. >> More Info

OptiSaw West

June 14, 2016
Location: Richmond, B.C. >> More Info

IBCE 2016

June 15-17, 2016
Location: Prince George, B.C. >> More Info

Dust Explosion Mitigation II - Managing the dust

June 29, 2016
Location: Webinar >> More Info