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Can AI control a sawmill’s product output?

From facial recognition to medical diagnostics to self-driving cars, artificial intelligence is becoming more prevalent in our everyday lives. But how does AI fit into your sawmill operation?

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.

Editorial: Innovate or die

For a while now I’ve been thinking about a recurring statement made at the B.C. Truck Loggers Association convention in January: Innovation is central to survival, editor Maria Church writes.
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Coastal Innovation: veneer facility thinks outside the box

On the picturesque shores of Vancouver Island, in the city limits of Nanaimo, B.C., a veneer and roundwood facility has been efficiently turning 100 per cent Douglas fir into quality veneer sheets since 1988. » Read more...

Logger business: program helps contractors improve business side of operations

Like many successful loggers, Liz Bernier and Joel St. Onge had the operations side of their business nailed down. They had the growth curve to prove it. Yet as they grew, they outgrew some of their business practices. » Read more...

Equipment Spotlight: Processing and harvesting heads

Canadian Forest Industries takes a look at the newest attachments working in Canada's forests. » Read more...

John Deere redesigns pallet forks for increased durability

Ideal for heavy lifting, the new pallet fork frames are engineered to handle up to 6,200-lb.-rated forks, John Deere said in a release. » Read more...

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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BC Council of Forest Industries Convention

April 6-8, 2018
Location: Prince George, B.C. 
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Expoforest 2018

April 11-13, 2018
Location: São Paulo State, Brazil
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Annual Olympic Logging Conference

April 25-27, 2018
Location: Victoria, B.C.
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BC Saw Filers Association Convention

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