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May 29, 2019
Madisons Lumber Report

BLOG: In it together – gender equality is about all of us

Check out the latest blog from Tolko’s Tanya Wick about women in the forestry workplace! Follow along as CFI publishes a new edition of Tanya’s blog on the last Monday of each month.

Resolute-LP, LP Golden win APA health and safety awards

The Engineered Wood Association has announced the winners of its 2018 Safety and Health Awards. The program celebrates safety and operational excellence in the structural panel and engineered wood industry. Read more to find out about the winners.

Experts predict 12 sawmills will close in BC in 10 years

Analysts, including regular CFI contributor Russ Taylor, Managing Director, FEA Canada (Wood Markets), believe shrinking fibre supply in B.C. could result in more than 2,000 job losses.
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Commercial thinning

Exploring the viability of commercial thinning in Western Canada

As the amount of mountain pine beetle killed stands in western Canada decreases, timber supply will shrink drastically. But FPInnovations’ research on commercial thinning in western Canada may help reduce the impact. » Read more...

Join your peers at OptiSaw Vancouver!

OptiSaw may just be the most efficient way to keep up-to-speed on new sawmill solutions and in touch with your peers. Registration has been open a few weeks, and already the registration list is filing up. Don’t miss out! » Register now...

Home building geography index shows single-family growth limited to exurbs

“A shortage of buildable and affordable lots is forcing builders to increasingly look further outside of suburban and metropolitan areas to find cheaper land that provides more building opportunities,” said NAHB Chairman Greg Ugalde. » Read more...

BC pledges additional funding to fight wildfires, other emergencies

The B.C. government has promised an additional $31 million to the Community Emergency Preparedness Fund (CEPF) for local governments and First Nations. The program helps communities fight against wildfires, floods and other emergencies. » Read more...
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LIGNA 2019

May 27-31, 2019
Location: Hanover, Germany
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Atlantic Truck Show

June 7-8, 2019
Location: Moncton, N.B.
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Wood Products Safety Summit

June 11, 2019
Location: Prince George, B.C.
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OptiSaw: Mill Optimization & Automation Forum

June 13, 2019
Location: Richmond, B.C.
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