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March 25, 2019

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 Lumber’s COO. “We’ve done extensive research to ensure our new world-class equipment will create exceptionally high-quality cross-laminated timber and glulam beams.”

OFIA’s 76th annual meeting highlights need for public education, consultation

“Our future viability, from both a business and a lifestyle perspective, depends on a healthy forest,” said OFIA president and CEO Jamie Lim at the association’s 76th annual meeting. She emphasized the need for continued government support to correct public misconceptions.

OptiSaw opens registration for June forum

OptiSaw – the exclusive forum for those driving the future of sawmilling – has opened early-bird registration for the one-day information packed event in Richmond, B.C., on June 13. Don’t delay!
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Wood buildings

‘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...
International Womens Day

Editorial: Learning from women in the forest sector

To celebrate International Women’s Day 2019, CFI interviewed 10 women from forest product companies across Canada with the goal of sharing their stories, career advice, and management tips. » Read more...

Equipment spotlight: Focus on grapples

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

‘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 the event! » 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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