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Steelworkers in northern BC preparing for strike

The United Steelworkers (USW) Wood Council met for a fifth round of bargaining with the Council on Northern Interior Forest Employment Relations (Conifer).

New allowable cut set for Western Forest Products

Effective July 25, 2018, the allowable annual cut for Western Forest Products’ Tree Farm Licence 37 is 847,000 cubic metres.

Uniboard invests $38.5 million to increase capacity and productivity at its Val-d'Or facility

Following the successful completion of a $53 million investment in Val-d'Or in 2017, Uniboard is pleased to announce an additional $38.5 million investment for its Val-d'Or facility.
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How one mill owner inspired the engineering of a new machine

The oldest of seven boys, Leo Eby grew up on a dairy farm with his family. Whenever his dad didn’t need his help on the farm, Leo would help out at his neighbour’s sawmill. » Read more...

Winch-assist harvester best practice manual from FPInnovations

Steep slope harvesting with winch-assisted machines has been steadily increasing in Western Canada. Although this technique is still new here, winch systems with harvesters and forwarders have been used in Europe for more than 20 years. » Read more...

John Deere hosts 2018 American Loggers Council meeting

John Deere welcomed 60 forestry industry professionals from across the country for the summer 2018 American Loggers Council (ALC) Board of Directors Meeting. » Read more...

Unifor members ratify new contract with Canadian Kraft

Members of Unifor Local 1403 have voted to ratify a new three-year collective agreement with the employer, Canadian Kraft Paper (CKP). » Read more...

2018 Great Lakes Logging & Heavy Equipment Expo

September 6-8, 2018
Location: Oshkosh, Wisc.
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Canadian Institute of Forestry AGM & Conference

September 17-21, 2018
Location: Grande Prairie, Alta.
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International Woodfiber Resource & Trade Conference

September 17-19, 2018
Location: Durban, South Africa
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Wood Pellet Association of Canada 2018 AGM & Conference

September 18-19, 2018
Location: Vancouver, B.C.
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National Forest Week

September 23-29, 2018
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