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Community contractor: First Nation logger builds a future for the next-generation

For many parents the motivation to build a successful business is to secure a healthy future for their children. For Craig and Catherine Galligos, their motivation is not only their son, but also the future of their First Nation community on B.C.’s Sunshine Coast, editor Maria Church writes.

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.

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.
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Respecting the land: Family mill takes care of its people and forests

It is said that if you want to truly understand somebody then you have to know all about where they live and where they come from, Trevor Shpeley writes. » Read more...

Revisiting tenure: Managing competitive forests to supply a competitive industry

From the beginning, the Canadian forest products industry has been driven by export markets. » 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...

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...

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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