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Final chance: Canadian contractor survey

Given the challenges faced by Canada’s logging contractors, it’s vital to have numbers behind the story.

WorkSafeBC updates numbers on combustible dust initiative

In 2017, WorkSafeBC continued its focus on combustible dust and undertook formal inspection initiatives to verify compliance with combustible dust requirements and to ensure the presence of effective combustible dust management programs in all operating British Columbia sawmills.

Builder confidence slips two points as lumber prices soar

Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes fell two points to 68 in June on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI).
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Featured News 

Learning from close calls: NB mill takes action after two fires

Preventing wood dust fires is always a challenge for any company in the forestry industry. » Read more...

Preventing a dust collector inlet explosion

Dust collectors containing combustible material are required to have an explosion backflow preventor installed on the main inlet duct to prevent an explosion occuring inside the dust collector from travelling back into the building. » Read more...

Growing opportunities in the forest sector for students

People wanting a career in the forestry sector will soon be able to access more education and training options, following a $1-million investment in new and upgraded programs at six public post-secondary institutions. » Read more...

AFPA launches #Foresters social media campaign

The Alberta Forest Products Association announced the launch of its #Foresters social media campaign on Tuesday. » 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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