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Crucial softwood lumber announcement approaching

The U.S. Commerce Department has said that it will announce on April 25 whether the first round of softwood lumber taxes will be imposed on Canadian imports.

EACOM’s latest mill acquisition could help it prepare for softwood war

Since acquiring all of Anthony-EACOM from Canfor in March 2017, EACOM’s newest addition is now operating as EACOM Sault Ste. Marie. The engineered wood mill is a new type for EACOM, which could come in handy with the U.S. softwood lumber duties looming.

[VIDEO] Inside FraserWood's timber products operation in Squamish

FraserWood opened its doors to Canadian Forest Industries to show us how they turn cants into strong and beautiful timber products in the heart of Squamish, B.C.

Breaking down the budget: Q&A with FPAC CEO Derek Nighbor

Canadian Forest Industries caught up with Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) CEO Derek Nighbor to hear about the association’s goals after the federal budget was announced in late March.

[VIDEO] Squamish Mills operates dryland sort on Howe Sound

Located at the northern tip of picturesque Howe Sound, Squamish Mills dryland sort operation is the destination for thousands of logs a day, trucked in and grouped into 73 sorts.
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Staying current: Steps to avoid gear obsolescence

Equipment obsolescence is a growing issue for sawmills as the pace of technology and the sophistication of sawmills increases. At OptiSaw West – the exclusive one-day mill optimization and automation forum happing in Richmond, B.C., on April 25 – Joey Nelson, president and founder of JoeScan, will discuss strategies to mitigate the risk of equipment obsolescence in sawmills. » Read more...

File Week 2017 is fast approaching!

Canadian Forest Industries is highlighting innovations in the filing room, from new processes and techniques to new technologies, during File Week 2017 from May 1 to May 5! » Read more...

[VIDEO] DLind, Teal-Jones Group log steep slopes near Mission

Canadian Forest Industries spent a rainy April morning with DLind Contracting and Teal-Jones Group at a cut near Mission, B.C., where operators are often challenged by the steep ground and coastal terrain. » Read More...

Association of Vancouver Island and Coastal Communities and Coast Forest Products Association sign landmark MOU

The Association of Vancouver Island and Coastal Communities (AVICC) and the Coast Forest Products Association (Coast Forest) signed a landmark Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Tuesday in a move that will further strengthen the close ties between the forest sector and the coastal communities that depend on it. » Read More...

Builder confidence holds firm in April: National Association of Home Builders

Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes remained solid in April, falling three points to a level of 68 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) after an unusually high March reading. » Read More...

OptiSaw - Mill Optimization & Automation Forum

April 25, 2017
Location: Richmond, B.C.
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BC Saw Filers Association Convention

April 28, 2017
Location: Kamloops, B.C.
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