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Ottawa to fund First Nation forestry management in Nova Scotia

The federal government is funding a Mi'kmaw forestry approach that will help Mi'kmaq communities incorporate traditional knowledge, data and values into a strategic forest management plan for their land.

FSC launches new digital campaign to promote certification in construction

To better serve those interested in using responsibly-sourced wood products in construction, the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has built a new FSC North American website and will soon deploy a paid media campaign to attract architects, property developers, contractors and interior designers to it.

EACOM celebrates 45 years of forestry operations in Val-d'Or

From its 1972 ground-breaking to the 2005 forestry crisis, the Val-d'Or sawmill has withstood the tests of time.
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Ponsse expands factory, unveils two new machines

In a 100-year-old Norwegian spruce wood lot, six Ponsse machines are lined up to show off their latest technology in the field. The wood lot is in Vierema, Finland, latitude 63, which is the same latitude of Iqaluit. » Read more...

Survey snippet 3: Contractor profit margins decreasing?

Are logging contractors across Canada seeing their profits slip away? When asked about last year’s profit margin, half of respondents in CFI’s 2018 Contractor Survey say it was three per cent or less – with a worrisome 28 per cent claiming to have made no profit. » Read more...

BC First Nations communities to benefit from forestry agreement

People in the Cowichan Lake communities and Pacheedaht First Nation will benefit from a unique community forest agreement for the Qala:yit [Kwah-LIE-it] Community Forest, reached in partnership with the provincial government. » Read more...

Interfor hires record number of co-op students in 2018

Interfor employed 40 co-op students in 2018 — the most ever in a single year — and will be in universities and colleges again this fall to grow our program for 2019. » 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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