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Editorial: Now is the time to address industry challenges

Inevitably in a cyclical industry during the up swing companies work furiously to bring in as much profit as possible, and during the hard times sit around and ponder, what can we do to fix this?

Forest sector seeks federal partnership to ensure a healthy forest of the future

Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) has shared with the federal government its recommendations to enhance Canadian competitiveness, accelerate innovation, and ensure future forests remain healthy in its 2019 pre-budget submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance.

Passing the torch: Logger invests in new tech for the next generation

Ever since his son joined him in the family business, some three years ago, Christian has literally rediscovered his trade, one that he has practised since 1983.
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Growing better trees by design

Maritime Innovation Limited — J.D. Irving Limited’s (JDI) research lab in Sussex, N.B. — is one of only three places in the world that applies genetic science to grow softwood trees to sustain healthy forests and related forest products jobs. That means growing taller, straighter and more disease-resistant trees faster than they’re being harvested. » Read more...

Smart digital strategies for sustainable forest management

Field Surveys are an important part of sustainable forest management. Most of the forest departments across Canada have been using traditional paper-based surveys. However, Manitoba Forestry and Peatlands Branch digitalized their survey workflow using mobile geospatial technology. » Read more...

Next-gen trainer: BC contractor adds to the pool of trained operators

Dan O’Brien wears many hats. First is his hard hat as the owner of one of northern B.C.’s larger logging contractors. » Read more...

Aerial advantage: UAVs and big data are changing the fibre supply game

With forest companies industry wide faced with fibre accessibility challenges, the name of the game today is supply chain optimization. » 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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