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With increasing demand, where will the wood come from?

U.S. softwood lumber demand is expected to continue its upward trajectory from the lows of the global financial crisis of 2008-2009, reaching an all-time high by mid 2020s, according to a newly released US Lumber Outlook Study by ForestEdge LLC and Wood Resources International LLC.

Forest Practices Board appoints three new members

Bruce Larson, Tara Marsden and Rick Monchak were appointed earlier this month to the Forest Practices Board for two-year terms.

Caribou policy development ignores local concerns: Ontario alliance

An Alliance of First Nation and non-First Nation leaders in Ontario are concerned about the potential social, economic and environmental impacts of species at risk policy being developed by the federal government and the current direction being proposed for managing and conserving caribou.
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Breaking the glass ceiling of saw filing

“It is no longer just a man’s world, it’s our world too! As a female breaking into the sawfiling trade, I often face odd looks of surprise when asked about my occupation,” sawfiler Jaqualynn Gray writes for CFI. » Read more...

Addressing the forest industry labour shortfall

“For the past decade, employers and forest industry stakeholders have increasingly been challenged to find well-trained, competent people to meet their staffing needs,” Truck Loggers Association executive director David Elstone writes. » Read more...

Conifex announces major US expansion

As a result of this transaction, Conifex's annual lumber production capacity will increase by approximately 50 per cent to 1.1 billion board feet. » Read more...

Overwhelming support for continuation of the softwood lumber board

The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently announced that domestic manufacturers and importers of softwood lumber have voted overwhelmingly to continue the efforts of the Softwood Lumber Board. » Read more...

79th Maritime Lumber Bureau AGM

May 29-31, 2018
Location: Charlottetown, P.E. I.
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Carrefour International du Bois, leading timber tradeshow

May 30 - June 1, 2018
Location: Nantes, France
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Introduction to Process Safety

June 5, 2018
Location: Prince George, B.C.
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Wood Products Safety Summit

June 6, 2018
Location: Prince George, B.C.
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Canadian Bioeconomy Conference & Exhibition

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