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COFI speakers urge co-operation, innovation

The B.C. forest industry gathered in Prince George last week to discuss industry trends, challenges, and solutions, and for the first time the included both central and coastal companies.

Atlantic Heavy highlights new and improved forestry equipment

Canadian Forest Industries was at the Atlantic Heavy Equipment Show in Moncton, N.B., last week to spotlight the newest innovations on the market for forestry.

New tech automatically identifies wood species

Research by FPInnovations has shown that it is possible to automatically separate Canada’s softwood species with a high success rate. The results can boost productivity at the dry kiln.
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Speakers focus on sustainable solutions in Moncton

Sessions at the Canadian Woodlands Forum’s 99th annual general meeting and 2018 spring meeting in Moncton addressed a range of topics from rebuilding public trust in forestry, to discussing best practices for safety and wellness in the forestry workplace, including eating right, managing stress and potential cannabis legalization and opioid concerns. » Read more...

Inside Nechako Lumber and Premium Pellet in Vanderhoof

Site manager Dave Herzig welcomes CFI to Nechako Lumber and Premium Pellet, companies of Sinclar Group Forest Products, in Vanderhoof, B.C. The site utilizes 100 per cent of the fibre that enters its gates, either as lumber, wood pellets, heat or power. » Read more...

Top 10 health and safety risks in Ontario sawmills

Last summer, a volunteer group of sawmill industry representatives met face-to-face for a workplace risk assessment at Workplace Safety North headquarters in North Bay, Ont. » Read more...

B.C. invests $7.8M to continue advancing wood use

Of the $7.8 million, $5.985 million will be made available for activities targeted at expanding markets for B.C.’s wood products, with investment priorities that reflect evolving market opportunities in Asia and North America. » 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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