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July 10, 2019
Madisons Weekly Report

Tolko, Pinnacle announce partnership to build northern Alberta pellet plant

The limited partnership agreement will see each company own a 50 per cent share of the new $54-million plant, Northern Pellet Limited Partnership.

Global Sawlog Price Index fell 1.8% in 1Q 2019: WRQ

Sawlog prices fell throughout the world in the 1Q/19 due to plentiful supply or reduced demand for lumber, depending on the region.

Federal government mandates use of ELDs by June 2021

As of June 21, 2021, commercial truck and bus operators will have to use electronic logging devices (ELDs), according to a new government mandate. The change comes following collaboration between government and industry partners.
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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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C&C Wood Products

Inside C&C Wood Products

VIDEO: CFI visited Quesnel, B.C.-based C&C Wood Products at the end of May. The company produces specialty and engineered wood products. CEO Ted Dergousoff gave us a warm welcome! » Watch video...

Highlights of the Global Softwood Log & Lumber Conference

At the conference, speakers gave an overview of the U.S. economy and housing markets, an update on the wood supply situation in B.C., and provided an outlook for the global softwood lumber market. FEA CANADA managing director Russ Taylor shares some key takeaways. » Read more...

Truck platooning: New trials on the way!

Encouraged by what they learned during last year’s test campaign, FPInnovations and its partners plan to continue evaluating cooperative truck platooning technology in the coming months. » Read more...

Interfor open to working with Simpcw First Nation on forest tenure sale

Interfor is looking to acquire the forest tenure associated with Canfor’s Vavenby sawmill, but Simpcw First Nation says the sale is a “non-starter” unless they have a “meaningful role in management. Interfor says it is open to working with the First Nation on this issue. » Read more...

Great Lakes Logging & Heavy Equipment Expo

Sept. 5-7, 2019
Location: Escanaba, Mich.
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Blue Ridge Logging Days 2019

Sept. 6-8, 2019
Location: Blue Ridge, Alta.
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9th China Global Wood Trade Conference & Tour

Sept. 7-8, 2019
Location: Chonqing, China
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16th Annual Global Buyers Mission

Sept. 11-13, 2019
Location: Whistler, B.C.
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