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Resolute, Stand spar ahead of lawsuit

The gloves are off in a simmering legal battle between Resolute Forest Products, Greenpeace and Stand. >> Read full article

Duz Cho opens new cant mill

Duz Cho Forest Products has celebrated the official grand opening of its new cant mill. The mill was designed to cut cants specifically for export to China, the Middle East, and a small percentage to the United States. >> Read full article

A bright future for Ontario forestry?

The president and CEO of the Ontario Forest Industries Association believes that the future looks bright for its members. Jamie Lim says that the strong U.S. economy and a rebound in the housing markets is a positive sign for the forest industry in Ontario. >> Read full article

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 Featured News 
Optimizing sawmill operations

Optimizing sawmill operations

More than 80 people, including 55 mill managers from across Western Canada and the U.S., came out to the OptiSaw West mill optimization and automation forum to hear from speakers about ways to enhance their sawmill operations. >> Learn More…

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Stella-Jones completes its acquisition of Kisatchie

Stella-Jones Inc. announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, McFarland Cascade Holdings, Inc., has completed the acquisition of the equity interests of 440 Investments, LLC, the parent company of Kisatchie Treating, LLC, Kisatchie Pole & Piling, LLC, Kisatchie Trucking, LLC and Kisatchie Midnight Express, LLC. >> Read full article

Resolute announces downtime at Kénogami paper mill

Resolute Forest Products Inc. announced the temporary closure of its Kénogami, Que. supercalendered paper mill from June 23 to July 4, 2016. >> Read full article

Tier 4 Final engines for forestry

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Tier 4 Final emission standard for diesel engine emissions took effect for forestry equipment in the U.S. at the start of 2014, and since then equipment manufacturers have begun to introduce machines that comply with the new emission standard. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

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

Dust Explosion Mitigation III - Managing the liability

July 27, 2016
Location: Webinar >> More Info