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FEATURED NEWS: July 27: Dust Explosion Mitigation III - Managing the liability
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Is the profit picture getting better?

Last week’s Survey Snippet looked at 2015 profit margins for Canadian contractors, showing significant variation according to company size as well as location. This week we look at how that profit picture has changed over the past three years. >> Read full article

OptiSaw returns to Montreal

The one-day OptiSaw workshop returns to Montreal as part of a week showcasing the latest in sawmilling technology. >> Read full article

Global timber and wood products update

The European Sawlog Price Index (ESPI) has fallen for eight consecutive quarters to reach its lowest level since 2010, according to the Wood Resource Quarterly. >> Read full article

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Ontario Export Awards—call for entries closing July 31!

Are you an Ontario-based exporter? If so, this could be your year to get recognized with a prestigious 2016 Ontario Export Award. Taking place in Mississauga on November 22, the awards will once again recognize Ontario's top exporters, and celebrate the vital role of trade in Canada's economy. Exporters are invited to enter the awards using the efficient online application form. >> Apply Now!

 Featured News 
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…


Top 10 Under 40 is back!

Canada is full of young, skilled and knowledgeable people who are driving the forest industry forward. Join us as we celebrate the future of forestry in Canada. >> Read full article

Tool links talent with employers

One of the biggest labour challenges in the industry today is ensuring that we have the right people trained to do the jobs that are going to be in demand not only today, but tomorrow, writes Derek Nighbor, CEO of the Forest Products Association of Canada. That’s why the group has launched a job-matching tool to connect job seekers with employers. >> Read full article

Judge dismisses lawsuit against Canfor

A B.C. Supreme Court judge has dismissed a $5.5 million lawsuit against Canadian Forest Products and its subcontractor, Barlow Lake Logging. >> 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