View As Webpage | View Archives | Email a Friend

MMMM d, yyyy

Global softwood lumber trade reaches record-high in 2017: WRQ

Of the 10 largest lumber-exporting countries in the world, Russia, Finland, Austria and Ukraine increased shipments the most year-over-year during the first half of 2017.

Re-opened Ontario sawmill achieves production goals with equipment upgrade

The re-opening of the sawmill in White River, Ont., was one of the lumber industry’s rare “good news” stories of 2013. Shuttered six years earlier, the town’s population had dwindled to nearly half its size from the 1990s, Sennebogen writes.

Body found on Domtar site identified as missing wildfire evacuee

RCMP have identified a body found at the Domtar pulp mill in Kamloops, B.C. on March 7 as David Michael Jeff.
Featured News 

Montreal Wood speakers offer solutions to labour challenge

Despite all the factors that come into play for the industry, a shortage of labour is the biggest concern in lumber yards today. » Read more...

Softwood-hardwood balance: CFI tours Quebec sawmills

While on location for the Montreal Wood Convention, Canadian Forest Industries joined a group of foreign buyers on a study tour to two Quebec sawmills: Saint-Faustin-Lac-Carré softwood mill and Scierie Carrière Ltée specialty hardwood mill. » Read more...

Forest industry applauds Trans-Pacific Partnership signing

The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) has praised the Canadian government on the signing of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership. » Read more...

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...

Canadian Woodlands Forum Spring Meeting

April 4-5, 2018
Location: Moncton, N.B.
» Learn More

Atlantic Heavy Equipment Show

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

BC Council of Forest Industries Convention

April 6-8, 2018
Location: Prince George, B.C.
» Learn More

Expoforest 2018

April 11-13, 2018
Location: São Paulo State, Brazil
» Learn More

Annual Olympic Logging Conference

April 25-27, 2018
Location: Victoria, B.C.
» Learn More

BC Saw Filers Association Convention

April 26-28, 2018
Location: Kamloops, B.C.
» Learn More