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Teal Jones optimizes a challenge

Teal Jones has effectively upgraded its sawmill trimmer optimizer at its Surrey small-log mill and is en route to a six-month payback. >> Read full article

BID Group sees growth with turn-key projects

BID Group’s executive vice-president of operations, Simon Potvin, and marketing manager Anne-Marie Levesque discuss the Canadian and U.S. markets and how the company is finding success with turn-key projects. >> Read full article

Data-driven sawmilling

A firsthand look at how a sawmill in Eastern Canada is optimizing its operations by maximizing the use of the data it collects from the manufacturing floor. >> Read full article

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OptiSaw coming back to Montreal!

OptiSaw is a one-day workshop focused on the future of optimization and automation in sawmilling, including challenges and opportunities on the cutting edge of this side of the industry. It will offer a time-effective and affordable learning and networking opportunity for those driving the future of sawmilling in your operation.

The forum is for sawmill management and owners, process engineers, continual improvement managers, optimization staff, researchers and design consultants. >> Learn More

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Canadian logging contractors continue to struggle with logging rates, profitability and succession planning, according to a survey conducted on behalf of Canadian Forest Industries and this past spring.

Editor Maria Church discusses survey highlights and surprises. >> Learn More…


COFI launches community photo contest

The Council of Forest Industries is running a photo contest that celebrates the importance of the forest industry in B.C. and the diversity of the people who are part of it. >> Read full article

Canadian producers report higher net earnings in Q2

Canada's largest forest products companies reported overall higher net earnings in Q2 compared to Q1 and Q4 in 2015, according to a report from PwC. >> Read full article

Winterizing your equipment

Seven key areas that loggers should be focusing on ensure that their machines are ready to go when the first frost arrives. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

InterSaw - the International Sawmilling Expo

November 2, 2016
Location: Montreal >> More Info

OptiSaw - Mill Optimization & Automation Forum

November 4, 2016
Location: Montreal >> More Info

TLA Convention & Trade Show

January 17-20, 2017
Location: Vancouver, B.C. >> More Info