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ON, QC mayors sign historic forest alliance agreement

A group of mayors from northern Ontario and Quebec has signed a historic Boreal Forest Alliance Agreement to unify lobbying efforts in support of forestry activities.

Log export ban advocates are barking up the wrong tree. Again.

An openly partisan coalition of labour unions and internationally funded environmental activists opposed to BC timber harvesting, are once again promoting the myth that a ban on log exports is the best solution to ensure more logs are milled here in B.C.

Husby Forest Products passes forestry audit

An audit of Husby Forest Products Ltd.’s activities on Forest Licence A16869, in the Haida Gwaii Natural Resource District, found compliance with almost all of the requirements of the Forest and Range Practices Act and the Wildfire Act, according to a report.

Georgia-Pacific ends lawsuit with Huber

Georgia-Pacific Wood Products LLC (GP) announced that it has signed a patent license agreement with Huber Engineered Woods LLC (HEW) to settle litigation related to GP's ForceField System products.

Global timber and wood products market update

Global trade of softwood lumber has gone up 66 per cent in seven years, while lumber prices have fallen substantially over the same time-period, according to the Wood Resource Quarterly.
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    Ontario forest industry stepping up to challenges

    Ontario’s forest industry faces many challenges, from climate change, to trade agreements to public perceptions. Those challenges were discussed at length at the Ontario Forest Industries Association’s 74th Annual Meeting held in Toronto. » Read more...

    Resolute is suing Greenpeace over years-long forestry battle

    Resolute Forest Products is filing a lawsuit against Greenpeace, stating the environment conservation group has been slanderous in its claims against the forestry company. » Read more...
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    You can find us over the next few months at:

    COFI in Vancouver, BC (April 5-7)
    Optisaw Mill Optimization & Automation Forum in Richmond, BC (April 25)
    Global Softwood Log and Lumber Conference in Vancouver, BC (May 11)
    Ligna 2017 in Hannover, Germany - Hall 25, Stand D24 (May 22-26)
    Forest Products Machinery & Equipment Exposition in Atlanta, Georgia – booth 1500 (June 14-16)

    HewSaw has now installed more than 400 machines in over 30 countries, including over 70 single pass machines here in North America. The Finland-based company also installed its first sawline on this side of the Atlantic two years ago with a major project at the Idaho Forest Group (IFG) mill in Lewiston, Idaho. The new HewSaw at IFG processes logs up to 21.5 inches in diameter and can produce up to eight edged side boards, eliminating the need for downstream edgers. >> For more information, click here.

    2017 awards event in B.C. celebrates the best in wood design and building

    Excellence in contemporary design and building with wood was celebrated Monday evening in Vancouver at the Wood Design Awards in B.C. » Read More...

    U.S. construction machinery company adds Quebec dealer

    Kobelco Construction Machinery USA continues to expand representation in the North American market by adding Guydrolic, Inc. to its growing dealer network. Guydrolic will represent the full line of Kobelco excavators in Normandin, Que. » Read More...

    Annual OptiSaw West opens for registrations

    OptiSaw – the must-attend forum for those driving the future of sawmilling – is accepting registrations for the one-day event in Richmond, B.C., on April 25. » Read More...
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    International Mass Timber Conference

    March 28-30, 2017
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    COFI Convention 2017

    April 5-7, 2017
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    OptiSaw - Mill Optimization & Automation Forum

    April 25, 2017
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    Canadian Woodlands Forum 2017 Spring Meeting & 98th AGM

    April 12-13, 2017
    Location: Delta Beausejour Hotel, Moncton, N.B.
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