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May 8, 2019
Madisons lumber report

Gilbert receives nearly $4M to modernize its facilities

“We are growing rapidly and the support of the governments of Canada and Quebec is very important in allowing us to carry out our development projects,” said Lydia Gaudreault, director general of Les Produits Gilbert.

BLOG: Women at work – what part will you play?

There are many things women can do to advance or change their work lives. But there are also critical things we in leadership roles can – and must – do to support the growth of female members of our industry.

WFP’s Q1 2019 results ‘impacted by challenging markets’

“Despite current lumber market challenges, we took significant steps in advancing our specialty-focused strategy, including the acquisition of Columbia Vista, accelerated wholesale activity and advanced our mutually beneficial partnership with the Huu-ay-aht First Nations,” said Don Demens, WFP’s President and CEO.
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Gilbert Smith Forest Products

A look inside Gilbert Smith Forest Products cedar sawmill

VIDEO: Gilbert Smith Forest Products, a 64-year-old family owned company in Barriere, B.C., celebrated 50 years of lumber manufacturing last year. President and part-owner Greg Smith takes CFI on a tour of the mill site. » Watch video...
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Integrating AI: wood species identification in real time

The SpecPro, developed by Comact, uses the latest developments in AI to identify wood species in real time without contacting the wood fibre or using any consumables. Learn about this development and more at OptiSaw! » Read more...

Interfor reports $15.3M net loss in Q1 2019

Interfor recently announced its Q1 2019 results. The company lost $15.3 million and expensed $11.1 million of duties in the quarter. » Read more...

Stella-Jones reports “strong sales and profitability growth” in Q1 2019

Sales for the company in the residential lumber category totalled $57.6 million in the first quarter of 2019, up 14.6 per cent from sales of $50.3 million in the corresponding period last year. » Read more...

Quebec Forest Industry Council AGM

May 14-16, 2019
Location: Quebec City, Que.
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Northeastern Forest Products Equipment Expo

May 17-19, 2019
Location: Bangor, Maine
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