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InterSaw and OptiSaw 2016 hit Montreal same week

The east’s main sawmilling trade show and the hyper-efficient sawmill technology conference are being held one right after the other to maximize travel ROI. >> Read full article

New Tigercat harvesting head suits limby trees

Tigercat’s new 570 harvester head uses dual, independent cylinders to allow the knives to follow the stem profile, improving control and delimbing quality. >> Read full article

Howard Leach dies at 83

Well known SAWSIM developer and HALCO founder Howard Leach has died, leaving a rich legacy in sawmill optimization. >> Read full article

 Featured News 
BC leads in operator benefits, east trails

BC leads in operator benefits, east trails

In this Survey Snippet we look at trends in machine operator benefits - where’s the best place to be an operator, whose benefits obligations are tops? >> Learn More…


BC looks to reduce log haul accidents

Log haul accidents are the main accident risk in the industry after hand falling - the BC Forest Safety Council looks at incident times to help correct that. >> Read full article

Nova Scotia sawmill asks creditors for time

Hefler Lumber Products has asked creditors for more time to pay millions, hoping to set the ship right at this recently-modified sawmill and bioenergy plant. >> Read full article

West Fraser profits up over last year

West Fraser reports that increased U.S. lumber prices and strong sales partially offset by a stronger Canadian dollar contributed to the improvement in earnings. >> 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