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Mill capacity utilization up over 2015

According to recent numbers from Statistics Canada, capacity utilization is up over 2015 among both wood products and paper manufacturers, while declining for forestry and logging operations. In all cases, however, utilization fell from Q1 2016 to Q2 2016.

The repercussions of higher lumber prices

The U.S. National Association of Home Builders is concerned about the repercussions of the Canada-U.S. softwood lumber dispute…
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Community photo contest almost over!

LAST CHANCE to enter for the 2016 Forestry Photo Contest run by the Council of Forest Industries and media partner Canadian Forest Industries. Deadline is this Friday, submit yours today! » Read more...

Managing moisture: The Kalesnikoff’s story

The Kalesnikoff Lumber Company has come a long way since brothers Sam and Peter Kalesnikoff started up the company in 1939 as a way to work their way out of poverty caused by The Great Depression… » Read more...

Optimized for change: A look at Teal Jones

When the crew behind Teal Jones’ small log sawmill in Surrey, B.C., went shopping for a transverse trimmer optimizer two years ago to replace aging equipment, they had hefty demands… » Read more...

A Montreal hardwood products manufacturer’s export expansion plans

DZD Hardwood Export, a Canadian manufacturer of hardwood products exporting across Canada and Europe plans to expand its export portfolio into… » Read more...

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2017 BC Natural Resources Forum

January 31-February 2, 2017
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