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Driver dead after logging truck rollover

The driver of a pickup truck is dead after a log that spilled from a tipped logging truck struck her vehicle on the Lougheed Highway near Harrison Mills, B.C. >> Read full article

Trade committee to meet on softwood lumber

MPs on the trade committee plan to hold a special meeting this week to address the long-running softwood lumber dispute. >> Read full article

Lumber prices up over last year

Calculated Risk's Bill McBride reports that framing lumber prices are up year-over-year after a downtrend since 2014. >> Read full article

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Ontario and BC Interior boast larger fleets

Loggers report that Canada is almost evenly divided by companies that own fewer than 10 machines and those with more than 10. Unsurprisingly, the larger the company, the larger the fleet, and the largest fleets tend to be in Ontario and the BC Interior. Get more survey results. >> Learn More…


18-storey wood building nears completion

The world's tallest wood building under construction at the University of British Columbia is on track for completion in 2017. The final wood panel on the 18-storey UBC Brock Commons building was installed last week. >> Read full article

Lake Babine Nation granted woodland license

Lake Babine Nation has been granted a woodland license by the B.C. government to harvest on 36,500 hectares extending through two timber supply areas – the Morice and Lakes timber supply areas – near Burns Lake. >> Read full article

FPInnovations scholar to study climate change

The former dean of Université Laval has joined FPInnovations to study the management of forests and forest products within the context of climate change. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

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

SFI Annual Conference

September 27-29, 2016
Location: Clearwater Beach, Fla. >> More Info