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Mass timber proves itself in 18-storey wood building

An 18-storey wood building with a fire code that has left even fire chiefs impressed? That is what has been achieved in Vancouver at the University of British Columbia where mass timber was used to build the world’s tallest wooden building.

Canadian company wins CMA Best Ad award raising awareness for men in forestry

As the lone Canadian company to earn a first-ever Construction Media Alliance (CMA) award, a London firm has made history.

FPInnovations announces support for Quebec's 2017 budget

FPInnovations is pleased with the announcements made by Quebec Finance Minister, Carlos Leitão, in his 2017-18 Budget to increase innovation and diversification of forest products.

Biomass plant using wood chips to supply energy and steam

A biomass facility in Albany, N.Y. is preparing to use wood chips for fuel in a new way. The Albany Green Energy biomass plant will be supplying energy to Georgia Power and steam to Procter & Gamble and Marine Corps Logistics Base-Albany.

Forests Ontario landmark tree identification program is in full swing

Forests Ontario is working with community members and TD across Ontario to celebrate Ontario’s living landmarks – Heritage Trees.
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What can Canadian mills learn from Europe?

Europe is in the forefront of innovation in almost every industry, and the forest sector is no exception. Get the latest information about mill advancements in Europe from the experts at OptiSaw West. » Read more...

Buyers, suppliers mingle at Montreal Wood Convention

Downtown Montreal was a hub of activity for Canada’s forest products sector this week as international and North American buyers met with suppliers and producers large and small. » Read more...

Editorial: Not all bad news for forest sector

There is no denying it’s been a rough few months for the forest industry. And there’s no doubt it will get rougher as the full impact of the incoming U.S. duties are made known in May or earlier. But at the risk of being overly optimistic, there is some good news to share. » Read More...

New harvester generates 11 per cent more tractive effort

Komatsu America Corp. has announced the new 931XC (Xtreme Conditions) 8WD harvester. This new 8WD harvesting powerhouse delivers performance, productivity, operator comfort and convenience, and serviceability in steep, rough or soft terrain harvesting environments. » Read More...

VETS Group now distributing fire protection equipment

The VETS Group has announced a Canadian Partnership with Flamex Inc. Flamex supplies dust collection and industrial process fire protection » Read More...

COFI Convention 2017

April 5-7, 2017
Location: Vancouver, B.C.
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OptiSaw - Mill Optimization & Automation Forum

April 25, 2017
Location: Richmond, B.C.
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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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