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Canadian forests are under-harvested, says MEI

The Montreal Economic Institute has released a report stating that forest harvesting is not synonymous with deforestation and doesn’t threaten the sustainability of Canada’s forests.

Health and safety risks of processing burnt timber

Burnt timber can be lower in moisture than intact timber, and the drier and finer the dust, the greater the risk of deflagration, or explosion.

Canada funding Indigenous forestry jobs in Saskatchewan

Ottawa has earmarked $400,000 for the Meadow Lake Tribal Council to sustain over 400 jobs near its NorSask Forest Products facility in Meadow Lake, Sask.
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VIDEO: A look at the new John Deere L-II series skidder

CFI was on site at the John Deere demo site in Illinois for the launch of the second generation of the L-series skidder. John Deere’s Tim Flowers outlines the top features and improvements of the 748L-II skidder. » Read more...

Survey snippet 4: Operators earnings vary

On average, forestry equipment operators and drivers across Canada are earning $29 per hour, although, not surprisingly, the rates vary significantly by region. Read the fourth report in our 2018 CFI Contractor Survey. » Read more...

TimberWest, SFI, CCAB partner on First Nation forest management

TimberWest has entered into a partnership with K’ómoks First Nation, Qualicum First Nation, the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business and the Sustainable Forestry Initiative to pilot a management certification for small-scale forests. » Read more...

Closing the loop on quality control at the mill

B.C.-based SiCam Systems has added machine intelligence to its quality control systems that automatically adjusts cutting tools to maintain quality and size in the sawmill. » Read more...

National Forest Week

September 23-29, 2018
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Forest Trucking Mini-Expo

September 25, 2018
Location: Northern Pulp site, Nova Scotia
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National Tree Day

September 26, 2018
Location: Various locations
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