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Chipper injury linked to supervision, training

A mechanic injured in BC while working on chipper knives was not adequately trained or supervised according to WorkSafe BC. >> Read full article

Resource sectors set for a hiring boom

While much of it will be to replace retiring workers, Canada‚Äôs resource sector expects to hire upwards of 65,000 over the coming decade. >> Read full article

Norbord cashes in on OSB boom, earnings way up

Earnings at this engineered wood producer are up almost five-fold as it cashes in on rising OSB demand and reduced costs. >> Read full article

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Machinery and parts see biggest cost increase among loggers

Machinery and parts see biggest cost increase among loggers

Loggers report that that the costs of machinery and parts have increased significantly over last year, thanks in large part to currency fluctuations. Company size is a factor when it comes to just how important those changes are. >> Learn More…


Cardinal now repping Morbark in southern Ontario

Cardinal now offers Morbark Tree Care Products in Ontario, Canada, south of the 46th parallel, and has opened a new facility to provide support and service. >> Read full article

Interfor earnings up over higher pricing, efficiencies

BC-based Interfor benefitted from boosted lumber pricing, process optimization gains, and more production to rebound from a flat first quarter. >> Read full article

Quebec budworms swarm northern New Brunswick

The milllions of moths that have been carpeting parking lots, cars and even people in the Campbellton-Dalhousie area over the past couple of days are likely related to the dreaded spruce budworm. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

2016 Western Hardwood Association Annual Convention

August 9-12, 2016
Location Portland, OR >> 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