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Get ready for a softwood war

Softwood lumber producers across Canada need to come together and stand firm for an agreement that makes sense for the industry as a whole. >> Read full article

Tolko closing operations in The Pas

Tolko Industries is closing its Manitoba operations on Dec. 2. The facilities in The Pas include an inactive sawmill, a chipping operation and a kraft paper mill. >> Read full article

Logging truck rollover leads to fatality

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

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Loggers facing rising gear costs

One thing stands out above all else when Canada’s logging contractors talk about costs in 2016 – the cost of gear is way up and climbing. Machinery and parts/service accounts for the biggest cost increase among loggers, according to our 2016 Canadian Contractor Survey. >> Learn More…


Softwood chip prices soar as hardwood falls

The prices for globally traded hardwood chips fell to a record low in May 2016, while softwood chip prices reached the highest level in seven months. >> Read full article

World’s tallest wood building close to completion

The final panel on the 18-storey wood building under construction at the University of British Columbia was installed this month. >> Read full article

Chipper still rotating when worker injured

An employee who was seriously injured while working on a wood waste chipper was carrying out the work while the machine was still moving. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

International Fiber/Wood-Based Panels Conference

September 15-16, 2016
Location: Reston, Virginia, U.S. >> More Info

WPAC 2016

September 20-22, 2016
Location: Harrison Hot Springs, B.C. >> More Info