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TP&EE Portland is gearing up

“Contrary to popular belief, there is still a lumber industry in the Northwest,” comments Rich Donnell, show director of the upcoming Timber Processing & Energy Expo (TP&EE) to be held Oct. 17-19 at the Portland Exposition Center in Portland, Ore.

Tech Update: Mill 4.0 software

Canadian Forest Industries brings you the latest in advancements in game-changing sawmill software.

Final Cut: Five ways to help attract, recruit and retain

What’s the secret to attraction, recruitment and retention of the future workplace? Guest columnist Kara Biles writes there isn’t a secret solution, but there is a need to be more innovative in recruiting and retaining future employees.
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Integrated op: Vanderhoof mill produces lumber, pellets and energy on one site

Touring Nechako Lumber is an all day affair. The 8.9 million square-foot site in Vanderhoof, B.C., is home to a small-log sawmill, planer mill, pellet plant and energy system, all of which are seamlessly integrated to handle 100 per cent of the roughly 900,000 tonnes (800 cubic metres) of logs that enter Nechako’s gates each year. » Read more...

AI, X-ray scanning, closed-loop tech at OptiSaw East

Artificial intelligence, X-ray scanning, closed-loop technology, industry 4.0... Where can sawmillers learn about all these hot topics in just one day? OptiSaw Mill Optimization and Automation Forum, hosted by CFI magazine, is returning to Eastern Canada to hold an information-packed event in Montreal on Nov. 28. » Read more...

U.S. housing starts hold their ground in July

Total housing starts inched up 0.9 per cent in July to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.17 million units, according to newly released data from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Commerce Department. » Read more...

Forest industry responds to Trump's comments

Forest Products Association of Canada CEO Derek Nighbor issued the following statement after U.S. President Donald Trump’s comments partially blaming Canadian lumber imports for forest fires in California. » 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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