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February 25, 2019

John Deere-Hitachi Specialty Products celebrates 5,000th swing machine

On Jan. 31, 2019, the DHSP factory in Langley, B.C. celebrated the production of its 5,000th swing machine. To commemorate this landmark, the company presented the new owners of this machine, Bighorn Logging Corp., with a gold key.

Saw Filing 101 profile: Eagle Valley Saw Service

Filer and seasoned CFI columnist Trevor Shpeley is bringing readers inside saw filing shops in 2019. For his first profile, he gets to know Eagle Valley Saw Service in Malakwa, B.C.

Editorial: We’re looking on the bright side in 2019

December was a tough month for our industry. Things were looking grim on many fronts. But, as the world turned the page on 2018, the outlook for Canada’s forest industry improved.

West Fraser reports record EBITDA in 2018

Despite challenges in Q4, “In 2018 we reported the highest level of EBITDA in company history, continued deploying capital to our mills with a number of high return projects completed and maintained our balanced capital allocation strategy,” said Ted Seraphim, CEO, West Fraser

AFPA launches #WomenInForestry social media campaign

The campaign celebrates the contributions of women to the industry and will profile five women who have chosen diverse careers in forestry. Meet a forestry student, a CEO, a mill manager, a power engineer, and a reliability engineer.
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Forestry in focus: CFI and COFI announce winners of annual photo contest

Of the 54 submissions received, ten terrific photos have been selected to appear in print, in the January-February edition of CFI magazine, with the top photo featured on the cover of CFI magazine. Congratulations to the winners! » Read more...

Leading the masses: Structurlam expands Okanagan mass timber operation

Last fall B.C.-based Structurlam added a new manufacturing facility in Okanagan Falls. CFI toured the company's facilities shortly after the new opening to learn how this mass timber leader turns 2x6s into beautiful pre-fabricated masterpieces. » Read more...

OFIA 76th Annual Meeting & Convention

February 27, 2019
Location: Toronto, Ont.
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2019 Industry Forum & Forest NB/ARPFNB AGM

March 8, 2019
Location: Fredericton, N.B.
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Montreal Wood Convention

March 19-22, 2019
Location: Montreal
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International Mass Timber Conference

March 19-22, 2019
Location: Portland, Ore.
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