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Canada ready for softwood lumber fight

Canada's trade minister says Canada is prepared to take the softwood lumber fight to the World Trade Organization if the U.S. imposes tariffs. >> Read full article

Only two weeks until OptiSaw!

When OptiSaw takes the stage on November 4, this one-day learning and networking opportunity will focus on the future of optimization and automation in our industry, tackling topics such as… >> Read full article

September sees jump in housing starts

Housing starts were on an upward trend in September, as residential construction increased across the country with the exception of Ontario. >> 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.

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BC Coast contractors unhappy

It seems loggers on the BC Coast are relatively unsatisfied with their recent lot in life. Based on results from the 2016 Canadian Forest Industries Contractor Survey, logging contractors on the Coast feel they have seen their margins and mill relationships increasingly strained in recent years, perspectives that have them questioning logging as a career for themselves and their families. >> Learn More…


Resolute CEO calls for free trade

Resolute Forest Products Inc. president and CEO Richard Garneau says the Government of Canada must not negotiate a deal that does not fully recognize Central Canada's right to free trade. >> Read full article

B.C. funds tall wood building research

The B.C. government has committed $2.25 million in funding for a new Tall Wood and Hybrid Structures Engineering Research chair at UNBC. >> Read full article

Morbark hosts 10th Demo Days event

Morbark welcomed about 250 customers, members of its authorized dealer network, and other guests from around the world for its 10th Demo Days event on October 13 and 14 in Winn, Mich. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

InterSaw - the International Sawmilling Expo

November 2-3, 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