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August 28, 2019
Madisons Report

FPAC’s Derek Nighbor elected ICFPA president

“It is an honour to be chosen by colleagues from around the world to assume this role at such an exciting time for forestry and the forest products sector,” said Nighbor.

SFI highlights benefits of sustainable forests in new report

SFI’s 2019 report, entitled “Forests of Opportunity,” recounts the organization’s accomplishments encouraging and certifying the latest best practices in sustainable forest management with all its partners in Canada and the U.S.

Interfor president and CEO Duncan Davies to step down

Long-time president and CEO Duncan Davies will step down on Dec. 31, 2019. Ian Fillinger, currently the company’s senior vice-president and COO, has been appointed president and CEO effective Jan. 1, 2020.
Sponsored Spotlight 
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Tanya Wick

BLOG: Ready to lead – three skills to accelerate your leadership skills

In her latest blog post, Tanya Wick, Tolko’s vice-president of people and services, shares three skills that she has learned and can be used to build leadership abilities. » Read more...
FPAC forest certification

Final Cut: Canada leads in forest certification

When it comes to forest certification, Canada leads the world with an estimated 164 million hectares certified. What does that really mean and why should anyone care? FPAC president and CEO Derek Nighbor shares some insights on the importance of certification. » Read more...

Kelowna looking to allow 12 storey mass timber buildings

“We’re excited to see Kelowna leading innovations in the construction industry,” said Mo Bayat, Kelowna’s development services director. “Because many of the components are pre-assembled in mass timber, it translates to a much faster build with less disruption to the neighbourhood.” » Read more...

US new home sales solid in July

“New home sales were sharply revised upward in June to a post-recession high annual rate of 728,000,” said NAHB Chief Economist Robert Dietz. » 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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