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Real world logging profits

Last week’s survey snippet looked at what logging contractors saw as a fair profit margin for an established contractor. While expectations vary greatly by region, with expectations generally falling as you head east, the most popular answer was an EBITDA in the 11 to 15 per cent range. This week we look at how well that stacks up to reality. >> Read full article

Softwood lumber talks continue

Negotiations for a new softwood lumber deal between Canada and the United States have been “challenging but productive,” according to a joint statement from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and President Barack Obama. >> Read full article

Fatal accident at Irving sawmill

A 28-year-old man died last week after being hit by a front-end loader at the J.D. Irving Limited Sawmill in Valley, N.S. >> Read full article

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July 27: Dust Explosion Mitigation III - Managing the liability

July 27: Dust Explosion Mitigation III - Managing the liability

Do you fully understand your inspection and compliance requirements and liabilities? Recent events have shown what can go wrong, so don't be caught on the wrong side of this crucial issue.

From dust collection to system maintenance, 30-year veteran John Bachynski walks you through the complexities from an operational perspective. >> Learn More…

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Export Awards 2016

Apply for an Ontario Export Award THIS MONTH!

Submit your application for an Ontario Export Award! Join the prestigious list of past winners who have achieved success in exporting their goods to the world. Tell us about YOUR achievements! Does your company export products, services or technology? If so, this is your opportunity to be recognized for your contributions to the Canadian economy. Applying is simple, with our quick and efficient online forms. Application deadline is July 31, 2016.

The awards are free to enter and finalists and winners will be recognized at the annual Gala in Toronto this Fall. >> Learn More


20-storey wood tower proposed in B.C.

British Columbia’s Penticton Lakeside Resort could soon become home to the world’s tallest wood building. A group of business partners is hoping to build a 20-storey wood condominium tower beside the resort. >> Read full article

USNR opens new manufacturing plant

USNR is inviting industry professionals to take an online, bird’s eye view tour of its new facility in Jacksonville, Fla. The site comprises 10 acres of land, more than 150,000 square feet of flexible manufacturing and warehousing space, and a large office complex. >> Read full article

Edson Forest Products hopes to keep burning waste wood

Edson Forest Products is requesting an extension on its certificate of Variance, which allows the mill to burn waste wood in a thermal oil heating plant. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

Dust Explosion Mitigation III - Managing the liability

July 27, 2016
Location: Webinar >> More Info

International Fiber/Wood-Based Panels Conference

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

DEMO International 2016

September 22-24, 2016
Location: Maple Ridge, B.C. >> More Info