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June 5, 2019
Madisons Lumber Report

Here’s how many BC sawmills have taken downtime so far

Hardly a week goes by that we’re not hearing of new sawmill curtailments or closures in B.C. For those wondering about the extent of the situation, here’s a list of the mills that have been affected thus far this year.

Canfor to permanently close Vavenby sawmill

“Due to the current and long-term log supply constraints we face in the Vavenby region, along with the high cost of fibre, we have made the very difficult decision to permanently close the sawmill and sell the associated forest tenure to Interfor,” said Don Kayne, President and CEO, Canfor.

Teal Jones shuts down second growth harvesting on Vancouver Island

Teal Jones has announced that, effective immediately, second growth harvesting will be shut down at its Honeymoon Bay – TFL46 operation due to excessive stumpage rates.

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Exploring Sinclar Group’s Apollo Forest Products

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Dust Safety Week

The third annual Dust Safety Week is approaching!

Now in its third year, our Dust Safety Week coverage is the hub for pellet plants and sawmills across Canada to learn best practices and find the latest information to keep their operations and operators safe. » Read more...

FSC launches new standard for responsible forest management

After five years of rigorous consultation with industry, environment, and social stakeholders and indigenous groups, the new standard targets the most pressing issues threatening Canadian forests today. » Read more...

Ontario invests $3.2M in Columbia Forest Products’ Hearst mill

The investment will help create and retain approximately 350 jobs and will boost economic growth in Hearst and Rutherglen, Ont. » Read more...

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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