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Prioritizing workplace safety

Workplace safety should be top of mind, no matter what industry you’re in. Canadian Biomass magazine is proud to partner with the Wood Pellet Association of Canada for two days dedicated to all things safety.

Gary Doer to champion Alberta’s softwood lumber

The Alberta government has retained former Canadian ambassador to the United States Gary Doer to advocate for Alberta’s softwood lumber industry in Washington, D.C.

Government of Canada celebrates milestone for tallest wood condo building in North America

Developing new products and expanding our markets will strengthen Canada's forest sector, create new jobs and benefit the communities that rely on the forest industry.

Parliament passes motion calling for formaldehyde emissions limits in composite wood products

Members of Parliament have voted to pass Motion M-102, sponsored by MP Rémi Massé, which seeks to adopt regulations on formaldehyde emissions in composite wood products that are aligned with existing U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) standards. This follows months of work by Parliamentarians on both sides of the aisle.

Record high lumber prices in the US and up to 24% import tariffs on Canadian lumber will increase lumber imports from overseas in 2017

High import tariffs on Canadian lumber to the US are likely to increase US lumber production and boost shipments from overseas in 2017, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly. Another outcome of the countervailing duties is that Canadian lumber companies will probably be more aggressive in their search for alternative markets to the US.
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‘Eventually, cooler heads will prevail’: EACOM CEO remains optimistic on softwood lumber outcome

Despite not being surprised by the preliminary softwood lumber tariffs imposed by the U.S. on April 24, EACOM Timber Corporation’s president and chief executive officer Kevin Edgson is not any less concerned. » Read more...

Island Lake biomass research yields compelling early results

It’s been almost six years since the Island Lake Biomass Harvest Experiment was established in the Martel Forest region near Chapleau, Ont., and though the project is still in its early stages, researchers have begun to share some surprising findings from their ambitious harvesting experiment. » Read more...

EACOM obtains certification from Sustainable Forestry Initiative at Ear Falls sawmill

EACOM Timber Corporation was granted Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) Certification to the Fiber Sourcing Standard and Chain of Custody Standard, at its Ear Falls sawmill. » Read More...

B.C.’s logging associations meet to discuss contractor sustainability

B.C.’s logging associations met in advance of the Interior Logging Association’s 59th Annual Conference & Trade Show in Vernon, to discuss contractor sustainability. » Read More...

Northern Canada’s resources sectors in focus at heavy equipment show

In just over three weeks, one of the region’s most popular heavy equipment trade shows returns to the CN Centre. Taking place May 26th and 27th, the Canada North Resources Expo is a showcase of the leading companies and products that are part of Northern Canada’s varied resources sectors. » Read More...

Wood South China 2017

May 12-14, 2017
Location: Poly World Trade Center Expo, Guangzhou, China
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2017 Grand Prairie Wood waste recycling, Bio economy utilization Workshop & Expo

May 24, 2017
Location: ENTREC Centre - Evergreen Park 5400 - 24 Avenue, 55051 - Township Road 710 County of Grande Prairie, Alta.
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