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December 19, 2018

Interior overhaul: John Deere redesigns its L-Series machines

Sitting side by side at the John Deere demo site in Illinois, the brand-new 748L-II grapple skidder and its predecessor, the 748L, are nearly identical. But a closer look at the interior reveals the three years of product development that went into the L-II models.

‘Making it work’ at the TLA 2019 convention

The undercarriage of tracked heavy equipment consists of many moving components that need to be maintained in order for them to function properly. By following these five tips, you can get better performance and life out of your log loader’s steel track undercarriage.

2018 lumber drying equipment showcase

CFI has a rundown of the newest kiln technology for drying Canadian lumber in 2018.
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Contractor Survey

Complete 2018 CFI Contractor Survey now available

After months of survey fieldwork and analysis published on our website weekly as survey snippets and regional reports, we’ve released the complete 50-page 2018 CFI Contractor Survey digital report. » Read more...

New Timbermax winch helps Essential Evergreen reach steeper slopes

Creole Dufour and his younger brother Easten run their own steep slope logging operation called Essential Evergreen in the Monashee Mountains near Lumby, B.C. Their work includes many high-risk steep and conventional blocks, which is where the new Timbermax Traction-Winch enters the picture. » Read more...

Canfor extends temporary BC curtailment

The curtailment extension and reduction in operating hours is expected to reduce Canfor’s production output by an additional 55 million board feet in Q1 2019. » Read more...

The future of forestry: Meet Kate Lindsay

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 Kate Lindsay, vice-president of sustainability and environmental partnerships, Forest Products Association of Canada, Ottawa. » Read more...

TLA Convention & Trade Show

January 16 – 18, 2019
Location: Vancouver, B.C.
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B.C. Natural Resources Forum

January 22 – 24, 2019
Location: Prince George, B.C.
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Western Forestry Contractors’ Association Conference & Trade Show

January 30 – February 1, 2019
Location: Victoria, B.C.
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PaperWeek 2019

February 4 – 7, 2019
Location: Montreal
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OFIA 76th Annual Meeting & Convention

February 27, 2019
Location: Toronto, Ont.
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