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China benefitting from hardwood chip imports

Roughly half of all hardwood chips traded in the Pacific Rim have been destined for Chinese ports in the 1H/17 with Vietnam and Australia being the major suppliers, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly.

Forestry Coalition asks government to support sector

A coalition of municipal and Indigenous leaders, chambers of commerce, unions, and forest professionals are coming to Queen’s Park on Wednesday, November 22nd to dispel misinformation about Ontario’s forest sector and to urge the government to avoid unintended consequences from rushed species at risk (SAR) policy.

Logging truck accident leaves driver dead

An employee of a contractor working for TimberWest was killed Wednesday morning when the logging truck he was driving veered off the road.

WorkSafeBC standing by penalties for Babine sawmill explosion

WorkSafeBC said it is upholding its decision to impose more tha $1 million worth of penalties against Babine Forest Products for a major explosion and fire at its Burns Lake sawmill in 2012.

Tolko commits to rebuild Lakeview sawmill after fire

Tolko Industries Ltd. said it is committed to rebuilding its Lakeview mill in Williams Lake, B.C. after it was damaged by fire.
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EACOM adds continuous kiln to Timmins operation

Eastern Canada’s first continuous kiln has found a welcome home in Timmins, Ont., at EACOM Timber Corporation’s sawmill operation. Mill manager Marc Fleury says the kiln has removed a bottleneck in the mill’s production. » Read more...

Young forestry stars: Meet Maurice Theriault

Canadian Forest Industries will be featuring its Top 10 Under 40 contest winners over 10 weeks. Meet this week’s young forestry star Maurice Theriault. » Read more...

Scaling Up Conference – Bioeconomy

November 27-29, 2017
Location: Ottawa, Canada
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2017 Prairie Wood Solutions Fair

December 13, 2017
Location: Edmonton, Alta.
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BC Natural Resources Forum

December 16-18, 2017
Location: Prince George, B.C.
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