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Conifex re-starts its El Dorado mill complex

Conifex has recently made a $100-million investment and turned an idled sawmill into a new modern mill complex outfitted with best-in-class technology.

Rethinking safety: What does a sawmill safety culture mean to you?

How many times you have heard the phrase “safety first” or “everything starts with safety”? Christian Fournier writes.

Trial by fire: Saving the family sawmill

The story of Northland Forest Product’s fight against The Beast – the fire that ravaged Fort McMurray in May 2016, destroying close to 2,500 buildings – is almost hard to believe, editor Maria Church writes.
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Maximizing wood’s potential: OFIA speaker wants to see more mass timber

After 75 years in existence and with 57,000 people currently directly employed in forestry, the Ontario Forest Industry Association (OFIA) is confident in a bright future for forestry in Ontario, and Canada as a whole. » Read more...

How technology can optimize machine maintenance and productivity

For a logger, machine uptime is one of the most critical factors to ensure productivity and profitability, Kevin Drake writes. » Read more...

Removing the bottleneck at Nova Scotia’s Harry Freeman and Son

Steven Freeman represents the sixth generation of his family to manage Harry Freeman and Son Limited, located about 100 miles south of Halifax, N.S., in the midst of Nova Scotia’s white pine forests where they process spruce and eastern white pine, Sennebogen writes. » Read more...

Sawmill provides environmental and economic benefits for community forest in BC

In 1999, thousands of hours of dedicated volunteer work and more than 20 years of community input came to fruition with the incorporation of the Harrop-Procter Community Co-operative, Jack Petree writes. » Read more...

Montreal Wood Convention

March 20-22, 2018
Location: Montreal, Que.
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Canadian Woodlands Forum Spring Meeting

April 4-5, 2018
Location: Moncton, N.B.
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Atlantic Heavy Equipment Show

April 5-6, 2018
Location: Moncton, N.B.
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