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Komatsu to acquire Quadco & Southstar operations

The acquisition will be made through a wholly owned subsidiary of Komatsu in the United States and is expected to close in February 2018, subject to completion of the closing conditions.

TLA elects new president

Mike Richardson was elected president by the Truck Loggers Association membership at their annual general meeting this month.

Forest industry supports new Trans-Pacific Partnership

The Forest Products Association of Canada says the agreement will eliminate tariffs, as well as provide clear provisions to help settle disputes and avoid unfair blocking of imports.
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Montreal Wood Convention returns in March 2018

In Sven Gustavsson’s words, “if you’re anyone in the wood products trade in North America,” the Montreal Wood Convention is a must-attend. » Read more...

A peek at this year's COFI Convention

The BC Council of Forest Industries (COFI) is in full swing preparing for its annual convention taking place this year from April 4-6 at the Prince George Civic Centre in Prince George, B.C. » Read more...

New funds for biorefinery at Thunder Bay pulp and paper mill

A pilot project to produce and commercialize biochemicals derived from wood at Resolute Forest Products's pulp and paper mill in Thunder Bay, Ont., has received a new round of funding. » Read more...

New book tells how forestry contractors fought for BC

The Truck Loggers Association (TLA) is commemorating its 75th anniversary by publishing a new book—Timber Forever!—that tells the story of B.C.’s first and largest logging contractor association through its 40 presidents. » Read more...

PaperWeek Canada 2018

February 5-8, 2018
Location: Montreal, Canada
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Western Silvicultural Contractors' Association 2018

February 7-9, 2018
Location: Kelowna, B.C.
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Forests Ontario 2018 Annual Conference

February 9, 2018
Location: Alliston, Ont.
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OFIA's 75th annual meeting

February 28, 2018
Location: Toronto, ON
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