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Record-high lumber prices in North America in 3Q/17

Record high prices for softwood lumber in North America in the 3Q/17 and rising lumber export prices in Sweden, Finland and Russia as lumber demand picks up in key markets, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly.

Who will be the next Atlantic Outstanding Logging Contractor of the Year?

The Atlantic Outstanding Logging Contractor Awards Program is a project of the Canadian Woodlands Forum developed to promote and support independent contractors and operators who work in woodlands operations. We are now looking for your help to identify candidates for the 2018 award!

Looking toward the future of the BC forest industry

This fall, B.C.’s forest sector released a new economic study that highlights the fact that the B.C. forest industry continues to be a cornerstone of the provincial economy and a significant economic contributor to communities around the province.
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COFI Convention registration now open

The BC Council of Forest Industries' Annual Convention is the largest gathering of the forest sector in Western Canada. From April 4-6, 2018, industry CEOs, executives, managers, suppliers, business and government leaders from across BC will gather to discuss key issues and opportunities in the BC forest industry today and in the future. This year, the COFI Convention returns to its historic roots at the heart of the forest industry in Prince George, BC.
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Trade Commission sides with US on softwood lumber dispute

The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) voted 4-0 unanimously on Thursday in favour of the U.S. lumber industry. » Read more...

Young forestry stars: Meet Tyler Backer

Introducing this week’s Top 10 Under 40 forestry star Tyler Backer. Tyler is owner of Tyler Backer Contracting LTD, Pro-Link Logging and Quesnel Sand and Gravel in Quesnel, B.C. » Read more...

New driver assist features improve operator safety

Chevy recently partnered with John Deere at its world headquarters to show off its newest version of the HD Silverado pickup. The reason? A work-related backdrop is vital to understanding the needs of the HD truck owner and frankly what looks better than some spanking new construction equipment towed by shiny 2018 Chevy pickups? » Read more...

Canadian firms may build new sawmills in US South

Two Canadian-based companies, both in recent years having purchased and now operating multiple sawmills in the U.S. South, are considering building greenfield sawmills in the South, the Southern Loggin’ Times reports. » Read more...

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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