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De-risking remote mechanized logging

First, it’s critical that employers have an effective plan in place for those who work alone, WorkSafeBC’s Budd Phillips writes.

Future foresters: AFPA program gets youth into forestry

About eight years ago post secondary forestry programs in Alberta faced critically low student enrolment.

A cut above: the newest equipment for the filing room

Canadian Forest Industries brings you the newest equipment for the filing room in this tech update all about saw filing.
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Recovery culture: key investments and a change in culture boost production at Fornebu

My first impression of Fornebu Lumber Company’s single sawmill in northern New Brunswick was awe at its log yard. Heading up the driveway, the mill itself is hidden behind several mountainous decks of 8- and 9-foot sawlogs, editor Maria Church writes. » Read more...

Drying decisions: industry experts weigh in on the role of continuous dry kiln systems

Sawmillers in Canada today have more technology options to consider than ever before for every aspect of an operation. When it comes to kiln drying, batch systems are the more common choice, but there isn’t one application that fits every sawmillers’ needs. » Read more...

Instilling passion: recruiting youth a top priority for BC Saw Filers Association

In a group of 13 saw filing employees at Interfor’s Adam’s Lake lumber division, only three are under 55. » Read more...

US softwood lumber consumption likely to reach record highs

U.S. consumption of softwood lumber is likely to reach record-highs by 2030, resulting in export opportunities for sawmills in Europe and Latin America, according to a new study from ForestEdge and Wood Resources International. » Read more...

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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