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October 29, 2018

Canadian softwood exports fall to lowest level in five years

Canadian shipments to China and the U.S. during the 1H/18 were down 19 per cent and 6 per cent respectively, as compared to the same period in 2017.

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.

Stronger, cheaper, greener: Moving towards mass timber

At the 2018 TP&EE in Portland, Ore. Ethan Martin, regional director for WoodWorks U.S., was there to educate an audience of lumber producers, who have heard time and again that mass timber is the future of the forest products industry.
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Lighter logging: New eight-wheel harvester lowers fuel consumption

When 27-year-old Francis Brulotte sits in the cab of his brand new eight-wheel Komatsu 931XC harvester, his eyes light up as if he were a young boy receiving a new toy he’d been dreaming of for years. “I’ve always been fascinated by Komatsu machines and particularly Isuzu engines since they are heavy-duty and fuel efficient,” he says. » Read more...

The Gilbert Mass Timber Planer enters the market

The Mass Timber Planer was designed to meet the high expectations of the engineered wood industry for the production of glulam timber, CLT timber and all types of beams. » Read more...

OptiSaw Mill Optimization & Automation Forum

November 28, 2018
Location: Montreal, Quebec
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Prairie Wood Solutions Conference 2018

December 11, 2018
Location: Calgary, Alta.
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TLA Convention & Trade Show

January 16 – 18, 2019
Location: Vancouver, B.C.
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OFIA 76th Annual Meeting & Convention

February 27, 2019
Location: Toronto, Ont.
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