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Hog pile fire at Western Forest Products mill in Port Alberni, BC

Fire crews responded to a call at Western Forest Products' Alberni Pacific Division Mill in Port Alberni, B.C. on Feb. 6.

New super wood is stronger than most metals

Natural wood has been used to build structures for centuries, but it has its limitations. Even after pre-treatment, temperature changes like extreme heat can make wood expand causing it to weaken.

WorkSafeBC releases three-year strategy to reduce serious injuries in the forestry sector

WorkSafeBC has released a new three-year plan to help employers reduce serious injuries in the forestry sector.
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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. >> Register now and receive $100 off regular rates.
Featured News 

Canadian Bioeconomy Conference announces top-flight speakers

An all-star line-up of thought-leaders and insiders from the bioeconomy in North America and Europe will be on hand June 6-8 as industry professionals, elected officials, First Nations and corporate leaders meet in Prince George, B.C., for the largest conference of its kind in Canada. » Read more...

Citizens being asked to help solve natural resource violation cases

The Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry is encouraging citizens to help it solve natural resource violation cases. » Read more...

Aboriginal Youth Skills Awards applications are open

Applications for the seventh annual Skills Awards for Aboriginal Youth program are open until March 31, 2018. » Read more...

Reformulated machine oils reduce friction and premature engine failure

Husqvarna’s new bar and chain oil range offers reduced friction and wear on cutting equipment. » Read more...
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OFIA's 75th annual meeting

February 28, 2018
Location: Toronto, ON
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Globe Forum Vancouver

March 14-16, 2018
Location: Vancouver, Canada
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International Mass Timber Conference

March 20-22, 2018
Location: Portland, Ore.
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