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OptiSaw West calls for presentation proposals

Are you a manufacturer or researcher in the sawmill industry offering an innovative optimization or automation option that can help sawmill operations succeed? Send us your presentation proposal now!

Injured forestry workers need better emergency care: Ombudsman

BC Forest Safety ombudsman Roger Harris says forestry workers are not receiving emergency help quickly enough in rural or remote areas.

Mill closures could be on the horizon with less annual allowable cut

With the mountain pine beetle population now being brought down to manageable levels, the Annual Allowable Cut (AAC) has also been decreased significantly for British Columbia. The outcome? Mill closures. And less mills means less jobs.

J.D. Irving charged following sawmill death

J.D. Irving, Limited has been charged with two counts of violating the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

Tree-planting charity investing more than $1 million to restore forests destroyed in Fort McMurray

Tree Canada will begin planting $1 million worth of trees this spring to replace those destroyed by the Fort McMurray wildfires.
Featured News 

Going all-electric: USNR’s Thomas Congdon and Gorman Bros.' Glen Sorenson on the ElectraTong lug loader

Lug loaders to date have traditionally either been hydraulic or pneumatic systems, but wood processing equipment supplier USNR has introduced a different take on the machine. » Read more...

A dangerous week in forestry

Grim news of workplace deaths are serving as yet another reminder to practice safety on the job. » Read more...

International Woodfiber Resource and Trade Conference

Feb. 13-15, 2017
Location: Da Nang, Vietnam
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Wood Design and Construction Solutions Conference

Feb. 28 - March 1, 2017
Location: Vancouver Convention Centre East, 999 Canada Place
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International Mass Timber Conference

March 28-30, 2017
Location: Portland, Ore.
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