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Softwood Lumber Board launches aggressive five-year plan

The Softwood Lumber Board of Directors met on May 31st to launch an initiative to establish softwood lumber as the preferred choice for the built environment by 2024.

Bandit Industries to go 100% employee-owned

Bandit Industries owners Mike Morey Sr., Dianne Morey and Jerry Morey have announced they would sell 100 per cent of the company to their employees in an employee stock ownership plan.

FPAC, Earth Rangers inspire next generation with Living Forest photo contest

To help raise awareness of the central role forests play for all life in Canada, Earth Rangers and the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) are running the Earth Rangers Living Forests Photo Competition, which is open to aspiring photographers aged 12 and under across Canada.
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Sawmillers glimpse industry future at OptiSaw 2018

From machine “deep learning” artificial intelligence for lumber grading to using near-infrared spectroscopy to sort species, speakers at OptiSaw mill automation and optimization forum gave their audience a rare glimpse into the future of sawmilling. » Read more...

Dust Safety Week 2018 is approaching!

Canadian Biomass and Canadian Forest Industries are once again highlighting dust safety best practices, technical information and solutions during Dust Safety Week from June 18 to 22. » Read more...
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Historical Contract for Conception R.P.

QUEBEC CITY, - Conception R.P. has obtained the largest contract in its history, at $6.7 million CAD.
The company announced the contract for a U.S. CLT manufacturer. It was too early, however, to disclose the name of the company and the city where it will occur. The project will last a little over a year and will involve the hiring of 10 to 15 people for the company. Conception R.P. designs and manufactures fingerjointing equipment.
“We are a small company in Quebec City, but our competition is global giants in the equipment industry. We are very proud of what we accomplished,”
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Canfor appoints Dianne Watts to board of directors

Canfor Corporation has announced the appointment of Dianne Watts to its board of directors. » Read more...

John Deere extends warranty offering to two years across compact equipment line

John Deere has extended its machine warranty on all Commercial Worksite Products to two years. » Read more...

Introduction to Process Safety

June 20, 2018 - 1:00pm - 3:45pm
Location: Prince George, B.C.
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Saw Tech Log and Rural Expo

July 20-22, 2018
Location: Renfrew, Ont.
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2018 Great Lakes Logging & Heavy Equipment Expo

September 6-8, 2018
Location: Oshkosh, Wisc.
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