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June 12, 2019
Madisons Lumber Report

Canfor significantly curtailing production capacity in BC

The majority of mills will be curtailed for two weeks or the equivalent, with extended curtailments of four weeks at Houston and Plateau, and six weeks at Mackenzie.

Understanding third-party certification: Q&A with FPAC’s Etienne Belanger

Following the launch of FSC’s new standard, CFI spoke with FPAC’s director of forestry Etienne Belanger to learn more about the certification programs available to forestry companies, the requirements to become certified, and the potential impact of the new standard.

Feds pledge $8.5M to strengthen Canadian wood product exports

The funding will enable market research, help with the transfer of technology, promote codes and standards to increase the use of wood in construction, and more.
Les Acier JP

Rotary Debarker - Electric

Portable Rotary Debarker is available either diesel or electric powered, up to 30' long module with a capacity of debarking any log species. Log length up to 12ft and up to 30: diameter. In ideal condition it can produce up to 50 GCMT/HR with less the 1% bark content. Also manufacturing rotary step feeders, transfer, conveyor belts and chains, steel structures and log-ponds. » Learn more...
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Leveraging the workforce

Leveraging the workforce: producers join forces in new educational program

As anyone in the forest sector can tell you, the industry is facing a labour shortage. But four competing forest product companies in B.C. have joined forces to address this challenge by developing a new educational program, in collaboration with BCIT. » Read more...
Zavisha Sawmills

The right fit: Zavisha Sawmills maximizes efficiency with upgraded equipment

Zavisha Sawmills can trace its history back to 1943, when Henry Zavisha began the business in the bush. In the mid-1960s, Henry moved operations to Hines Creek. Since then, the family and the business have grown, and three generations have led Zavisha Sawmills to success. » Read more...

‘Harvesting trees younger than we are’: EACOM Timmins marks centennial

The Timmins sawmill’s 100-year history includes many ups and downs through challenging market conditions and natural disasters, EACOM communications director Julie Paquet told CFI. » Read more...

Certifiable change: 25 years of forest management certification

Here we are in 2019, 25 years from the founding of the FSC in 1993. Certification is recognized as good for forest management and for the marketplace. But how do we get here? Tony Rotherham takes a look back at the past 25 years of forest management certification. » Read more...

OptiSaw: Mill Optimization & Automation Forum

June 13, 2019
Location: Richmond, B.C.
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80th Maritime Lumber Bureau AGM

June 18-21, 2019
Location: St. John’s, N.L.
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BC First Nations Forestry Council Conference

June 19-21, 2019
Location: Kelowna, B.C.
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Dust Safety Week

June 24-28, 2019
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