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Fredericton expects loss of thousands of ash trees

With the recent arrival of the emerald ash borer in New Brunswick, the City of Fredericton is warning its residents to prepare for the loss of tens of thousands of trees.

New home sales rise to highest levels this year

Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 6.7 per cent in May to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 689,000 units after a downwardly revised April report, according to newly released data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau.

100 Gilbert Planers sold

Almost 20 years after its introduction on the market, Gilbert’s planer is a huge success for the company as the 100th unit has been sold to the company Katerra, in the U.S.
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[VIDEO] Dust Safety Week 2018 is a wrap!

Our video this year highlighted the importance of learning from each other’s experiences through sharing stories. Fornebu Lumber’s safety and training co-ordinator Christian Fournier describes an incident where two fires were both ignited and safely put out in one day. » Read more...

Final chance: Canadian contractor survey

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

Log hauling evolution: Western Forest Products' truck fleet

For years, Western Forest Products, which has an annual available harvest greater than six million cubic metres (2.5 billion board feet), has relied on a private railway and off-road trucks to move logs to its sort yards, where they then were towed by water to their seven sawmills on Vancouver Island. » Read more...

Biewer upgrades its sawmill technology

Biewer Lumber in Prentice, Wisconsin is updating its Edger, Trimmer and WinTally systems to the latest USNR software and hardware release. » 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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