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October 3, 2018
John Deere

Driving success: Kamloops log hauler keeps employees top of mind

“Most shops spend very little time considering the comfort of the professional drivers who are waiting for a repair to be made. We wanted to be different, and it definitely creates some buzz,” says Greg Munden, owner of Munden Ventures.

BC Lumber Trade Council welcomes trade agreement with U.S. and Mexico

While achieving a renewed trade agreement is a major step forward, the ongoing softwood lumber remains unresolved.

Owning improvements: Quebec co-op takes full control of sawmill

After the PFPP mill bought out Resolute Forest Products, it successfully carried out two major modernization projects: converting the thermal power plant by installing a biomass boiler and modernizing the sawing line.
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AI in forestry: Bringing theory to reality at OptiSaw

At OptiSaw on Nov. 28 in Montreal, Rory Armes will dive into the world of cheap AI, which encompasses the concept of predictive insights: surfacing up valuable, live information to the humans in the process. » Read more...

Ledwidge Lumber celebrates 75 years with mill tours

Ledwidge Lumber threw open its doors on Sept. 28 to celebrate its 75th anniversary. CFI tagged along as communications co-ordinator and fourth generation family member Cassie Turple toured a group through the mill. » Read more...

Conifex fined more than $191,000 for worker injury and safety violation

The firm failed to ensure that lumber piles were plumb, level and maintained in a stable condition. WorkSafeBC says this was a high-risk violation. » Read more...

EACOM welcomes Quebec’s new CAQ government

“A strong forestry sector not only supports Quebec’s economy but is also vital for its environment and people. EACOM is eager to collaborate with Premier Legault's administration,” said Kevin Edgson, EACOM president and CEO. » Read more...

SFI Annual Conference

October 16-18, 2018
Location: Westminster, Colo.
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Timber Processing & Energy Expo

October 17-19, 2018
Location: Portland, Ore.
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OptiSaw Mill Optimization & Automation Forum

November 28, 2018
Location: Montreal, Quebec
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