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August 26, 2019

Running on efficiencies: Peace River Logging meets industry challenges head-on

So far, 2019 has not been very kind to the forestry sector. The industry has been dealing with declining lumber prices, low demand, and more. For Peace River Logging, based in Peace River, Alta., these challenges all mean one thing: efficiency is key.

Delco installs first Muhlbock continuous kiln in North America

The kiln is part of a multi-year $9-million modernization investment undertaken by Delco Forest Products. The investments are expected to boost the mill’s capacity to 100 mmbf.

Billionaire Jim Pattison offers to take Canfor private for $981M

Jim Pattison’s company, Great Pacific Capital Corp. already owns 51 per cent of Canfor. The conglomerate offered to buy out the remaining shares for $16 apiece.
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Tolko High Prairie

Making a comeback: how Tolko restarted its High Prairie OSB mill

With the number of curtailments and mill shutdowns announced in the first half of 2019, it might be surprising to learn that one mill is making a comeback. But that’s exactly what Tolko’s OSB mill in High Prairie, Alta., is doing. » Read more...
North Nova

Co-operative logging: North Nova balances interests of forest owners, loggers, mills

CFI editor Maria Church recently visited North Nova Forest Owners Co-Operative, one of few privately-run co-operatives in Nova Scotia, to learn how the co-operative works and plans to keep growing. » Read more...

Saw Filing 101 profile: WFP’s centralized filing room

Seasoned sawfiler and regular CFI columnist Trevor Shpeley went inside WFP's centralized filing room and shares some of his key takeaways. » Read more...

Forest minister to push B.C. leadership in mass timber sector

Doug Donaldson, B.C.’s Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resources Operations and Rural Development, says he has received a mandate from B.C. Premier John Horgan to push the mass timber agenda. » 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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