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EACOM's total Elk Lake sawmill investment more than $13 million

Wood products company EACOM announced that it has successfully completed the installation of a new lumber grading system in its Elk Lake, Ont., planermill.

Premier Clark announces first contractor sustainability review being conducted in two decades

The B.C. government’s decision to run a contractor sustainability review is good news for timber harvesting contractors.

$3 million civil penalty for Bandit Industries

Michigan-based wood and waste processing equipment manufacturer Bandit Industries is paying a $3 million civil penalty for selling non-road diesel engines which were used to process wood and waste and did not meet federal standards, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) says.
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COFI Convention 2017: What you need to know

Canadian Forest Industries magazine spoke with Council of Forest Industries (COFI) president and CEO Susan Yurkovich about all the details. » Read more...

Students awarded scholarships in heavy equipment operation

Vancouver Island University heavy equipment operator program students Mitchell Dixon and Tye Mckie were each awarded $5,000 scholarships as part of a funding initiative to encourage more young people to join the forestry industry. » Read more...

Growing the role of First Nations in B.C. forestry

The First Nations Forestry Council (FNFC) and four B.C. pulp and paper companies have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to promote and support the growing role and influence of First Nations in the B.C. forest sector. » Read more...

B.C. premier announces job training tax credits for timber harvesting contractors

Premier Christy Clark’s announcement means increasing the potential for passing down knowledge to a new generation of timber harvesting contractors in B.C. » Read more...

2017 BC Natural Resources Forum

January 31-February 2, 2017
Location: Prince George, B.C.
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WSCA 2017 Conference and Trade Show

Feb. 1-3, 2017
Location: Victoria, B.C.
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International Woodfiber Resource and Trade Conference

Feb. 13-15, 2017
Location: Da Nang, Vietnam
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