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March 20, 2019
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‘Word is getting out’: BC sawfilers’ conference grows

B.C. is in the name, and B.C. is where they meet, but the BC Saw Filers Association’s annual conference in late April has become much more than a meeting of sawfilers in just one province. CFI has a sneak peek of what this year’s conference holds.

Kalesnikoff Lumber investing $35M in mass timber facility

“We see mass timber as a natural and exciting innovation and next step for our company and team,” said Chris Kalesnikoff, Kalesnikoff’s COO. The announcement comes in the wake of a change to the B.C. Building Code allowing wood buildings up to 12 storeys.

Canadian Wood Council commends change to B.C. Building Code

The “announcement marks the collective technical, research and code efforts from a consortium of industry partners that have worked together to demonstrate that tall wood is a safe, sophisticated and low-carbon building solution,” said Rick Jeffery, Interim President of the CWC.
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OptiSaw opens registration for June forum

OptiSaw – the exclusive forum for those driving the future of sawmilling – has opened early-bird registrations for the one-day information packed event in Richmond, B.C., on June 13. Don’t wait – register now! » Read more...
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‘A mass timber revolution’: BC approves tall wood buildings up to 12 storeys

“We’re not waiting for the rest of the country to get here,” said B.C. Premier Horgan. “We already know that the product that we’re building here is fire resistant. We know that we can build faster and we know that it’s better for the environment.” » Read more...

Equipment spotlight: Focus on grapples

Canadian Forest Industries shares the latest grapples for the forestry industry. » Read more...

FPInnovations’ saw temperature sensor technology enters the market

The development of a circular saw temperature sensor represents a huge advantage for sawmills: by making the measurement of saw temperature possible, it offers users with real-time feedback of saw performance data. The technology is now commercially available. » Read more...

National Heavy Equipment Show

March 28-30, 2019
Location: Toronto
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Carrefour Forêts

April 2-5, 2019
Location: Quebec City
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IWPA Convention

April 3-5, 2019
Location: Tucson, Ariz.
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COFI Convention 2019

April 3-5, 2019
Location: Vancouver
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