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September 4, 2019
Madisons Report

Canfor curtailing multiple mills in BC

The additional operating curtailments will reduce production capacity by 75 million board feet between Sept. 3 and the end of the year.

Tolko awarded Progressive Aboriginal Relations certification

The Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business awarded Tolko Industries bronze-level standing in their Progressive Aboriginal Relations certification program.

BC court grants injunction to Nelson logging company

B.C.’s Supreme Court has ruled in favour of Nelson’s Cooper Creek Cedar to allow the company free access to a logging road that had been blocked by protesters.
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Conveying woody biomass

Typical challenges and solutions for conveying woody biomass

Material handling systems are too often an afterthought, writes Biomass Biomass Engineering & Equipment’s Joel E. Dulin. In the latest Gear Zone article, Dulin explains why understanding how wood affects conveyors can go a long way to ensure your operation succeeds. » Read more...
Wood fibre costs down

Wood fibre costs down in North America in 2Q/19: WRQ

Wood fibre costs fell in most regions of North America during the first six months of 2019, with the biggest declines in Western Canada and the U.S. Northwest, according to the latest North American Wood Fiber Review. » Read more...

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Norbord reduces production at Georgia OSB mill

Effective Sept. 5, Line 1 of Norbord’s two-line oriented strand board mill in Cordele, Ga., will operate on a reduced 10/4 schedule due to continued poor market conditions. » Read more...

BC community forest takes on second-growth thinning project

The project aims to address overcrowding in the second-growth areas and ultimately increase the number of trees available for harvest. » 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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