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Two scenarios from the SLA expiry

The outcome of what is next features two main potential options: duties on Canadian lumber exports or a volume-based quota. >> Read full article

OptiSaw less than two weeks away!

When OptiSaw takes the stage on Nov. 4 in Montreal, experts will tackle topics such as data-driving sawmilling in action, vision scanning technologies, safeguarding against equipment obsolescence, scanner scaling in Canada, optimizing dryer operations, and much more. >> Read full article

Community photos capture forest industry

Submissions are starting to trickle in for the 2016 Forestry Photo Contest run by the Council of Forest Industries and media partner Canadian Forest Industries. >> Read full article

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BC Interior loggers talk rates, future

Contractors in the BC Interior were once the envy of Canadian loggers. Big wood, modern mills, large volumes, and conditions that lent themselves to efficient mechanization meant that a good contractor could expect to do relatively well here. Today, they report a different story. >> Learn More…

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2017 Canadian Truck King Challenge crowns a winner

Eleven contenders, in four classes, were tested during this year's challenge. Some were all new – others updated, while several were representative of the "most popular half-tons" sold in Canada. >> Read full article

B.C. failing to stop logging violations: reports

Multiple reports show the B.C. government often fails to hold logging companies to account despite clear violations. >> Read full article

Scanning options

A overview of the latest scanner and optimizer technology available to Canadian sawmills. >> 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