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April 17, 2019
Madisons lumber report

BC appoints community liaison, extends caribou engagement

“The actions taken by the provincial government today give me hope that we can make sure everyone’s voices are heard and find solutions going forward,” said Blair Lekstrom, newly-appointed community liaison for the B.C. government.

Caterpillar signs agreement to sell purpose-built forestry business

As part of the agreement, Weiler will acquire Cat’s purpose-built forestry product line, including wheel skidders, track feller bunchers, wheel feller bunchers and knuckleboom loaders.

File Week 2019 is approaching!

Canadian Forest Industries is once again turning the spotlight on the filing room during File Week 2019 from April 29 to May 3!
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CWF spring meeting

100 years of advocacy: CWF continues to unite forest sector

Continuing a century-long tradition, contractors, forest managers, and woodlot owners rubbed shoulders last week at the annual Canadian Woodlands Forum (CWF) Spring Meeting in Moncton, N.B. CFI editor Maria Church shares some of the highlights. » Read more...
OptiSaw robotics

Fully automated: Applying robotic solutions to the sawmill

Robots have been around for so long, so why are they trending in today’s world? And what can we, the wood industry, glean and learn from other industries already using robotics? Get answers to these questions and more at OptiSaw. » Read more...

Uniboard invests $18M in Mont Laurier facility

Uniboard has announced an $18 million investment to further modernize and expand its plant at Mont Laurier, Que., with a new dryer configuration that will use the state-of-the art technology and connect with Uniboard’s innovative gas treatment system. » Read more...

BC amending Forest Act to prevent concentration of harvesting rights

As a result of the amendments, forest companies now need approval from the Minister of Forests before disposing or transferring a tenure agreement to another party. » Read more...

Olympic Logging Conference

April 24-26, 2019
Location: Victoria
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BC Saw Filers Association 2019 Convention

April 25-27, 2019
Location: Kamloops, B.C.
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