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Forest sector welcomes new federal rail legislation

The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) welcomes the new transportation legislation tabled by Transport Minister Marc Garneau Tuesday. CEO Derek Nighbor says the government understands that a more competitive and efficient transportation system is critical for Canada’s forestry dependant communities.

NAFTA renegotiation may not lead to new lumber agreement

The chances of arriving at a softwood lumber solution during NAFTA renegotiations this August are not high, an anonymous source told Reuters.

Forests Ontario invites teens to learn more about the forestry sector

On May 25th and 26th Forests Ontario will host its Forestry Connects educational program in Kenora, Ont., for the first time.

Vida Alvesta invests in a further continuous kiln from Valutec

Vida Alvesta has chosen to invest in a continuous kiln from Valutec. The investment will increase the drying capacity at Vida Alvesta from around 175,000 m3 to 225,000 m3 and will help to even out production and facilitate stock management.

Simonds International merges with B.G.R. Saws

Simonds International and Scies B.G.R. Inc. announced the merger of the companies in a transaction that will create a producer and marketer of cutting tools and related equipment for the primary wood fibre industry.
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Driven: Three generations of loggers

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New era in wood processing

Laser-based wood processing line BLT WoodCut from Biatec Laser Technology will premiere at the Ligna 2017 trade fair May 22–27 in Hanover, Germany. » Read more...

Tigercat to debut 1185 harvester at Elmia

Tigercat will debut the eight-wheel drive 1185 harvester at Sweden’s Elmia Wood in June 2017. The 34-tonne machine is a robust, powerful, high production harvester well suited to extreme duty clear fell applications, steep slopes and tough terrain. » Read More...

Deere’s new Light Material High-Capacity buckets for G-Series

Designed to take advantage of the improved performance capabilities and boom design of the G-Series skid steers and compact track loaders (CTLs), John Deere now offers a 90-inch Light Material High-Capacity Bucket (LM90) as part of the ever-expanding lineup of Worksite Pro attachments. » Read More...

Fecon adds mulching attachment for midi size excavators

With options like a front trap door and crutch mount you can configure the FMX to suit your needs. » Read More...

Elmia Wood

June 7-10, 2017
Location: Sweden
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Wood Pellet Safety Conference & Workshop

June 13-14, 2017
Location: Prince George, B.C.
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