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Resolute and Stand spar ahead of lawsuit

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

Canadian jobs at risk as softwood lumber deal fades

An industry analyst says Canadian jobs and sawmills are at risk as it becomes increasingly likely the industry will face new U.S. duties on imported softwood lumber. >> 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

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Island logging

Don Bahen has been logging for more than 20 years, and enjoys the challenges of coastal logging on Vancouver Island.

He originally got into the business logging in the northern B.C. Interior in 1996 as a partner with Tahtsa Timber. >> Learn More…


Logging rate increases uneven

Fewer than half of contractors have seen rate increases over the past three years, but how well you’ve managed to negotiate a rate increase varies greatly by both region and company size. >> Read full article

2016 lumber outlook

The major global event in 2015 was the devaluation of most exporting countries’ currencies against the U.S. dollar (and, to a slightly lesser degree, the Chinese renminbi). >> Read full article

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

 Event Calendar 

Webinar: Dust Explosion Mitigation II - Managing the dust

June 29, 2016 >> More Info

Webinar: Dust Explosion Mitigation III - Managing the liability

July 27, 2016 >> More Info

International Fiber/Wood-Based Panels Conference

September 15-16, 2016
Location: Reston, Virginia, U.S. >> More Info

WPAC 2016

September 20-22, 2016
Location: Harrison Hot Springs, B.C. >> More Info