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October 31, 2018
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Stronger, cheaper, greener: Moving towards mass timber

At the 2018 Timber Processing and Energy Expo (TP&EE) in Portland, Ore., Ethan Martin, regional director for WoodWorks in the U.S., was there to educate an audience of lumber producers, who have heard time and again over the past several years that mass timber is the future of the forest products industry.

Resolute investing $40 million in northwestern Ontario operations

The investment plan includes $14.7 million for the company's Thunder Bay pulp and paper mill to improve energy efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, as well as $14.3 million to improve pulp capacity, reduce costs and maintain assets.

The future of forestry: Meet Carmen Augustine

For six years now, CFI has showcased the achievements and potential of young forestry leaders in our Top 10 Under 40. Each week we are featuring one of 2018's winners. This week, we introduce our readers to Carmen Augustine, Forestry superintendent, Canfor.
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Survey snippet 10: An aging workforce

It’s common knowledge that the average age in the logging industry is going up, and CFI’s 2018 Contractor Survey results back up the growing concern for the next generation of loggers. The estimated average age of contractors across Canada is 49 years old. » Read more...

'The little mill that can': Inside Tolko Armstrong

VIDEO: Tolko Armstrong in the B.C. Interior is undergoing a $35-million capital investment project to optimize its sawmill facility. Lumber Safety Supervisor Peter Foodikoff takes CFI on a tour inside the Armstrong sawmill and planer mill. » Read more...

Canfor reports lower production, operating income in Q3

The company reported operating income of $201.8 million for the third quarter of 2018, down $80.3 million from the second quarter of 2018, with the decline reflecting lower operating earnings in both the lumber and pulp and paper segments. » Read more...

Mobile app accelerates European bioeconomy through big data

“The European DataBio project aims to develop new sustainable ways to use forest, farm and fishery resources and to communicate real-time information,” said Caj Södergård, a research professor at VTT and the project's technology manager. » 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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