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September 11, 2019
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West Fraser will reduce BC lumber production by 15-25%

West Fraser will introduce variable operating schedules at five of its B.C. sawmills that will result in an estimated decrease of production between 15-25 per cent. The company will also curtail B.C. plywood production for two weeks.

BC Lumber Trade Council comments on NAFTA panel ruling on softwood lumber

“The BC Lumber Trade Council is gratified to see the NAFTA Panel’s ruling that the USITC’s determination that the U.S. lumber industry is ‘injured’ by Canadian lumber imports is flawed in a number of important respects,” said president Susan Yurkovich.

EACOM’s Nairn Centre mill celebrates 70th anniversary

EACOM celebrated 70 years in Nairn Centre, Ont. this week. The mill’s original 19-person crew has grown to a team of 170 talented employees looking after forest management, woodlands operations, production, maintenance, administration and more.
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Featured News 

WEBINAR: What does mass timber mean for Canada’s forest industry?

Modern day mass timber has exploded in North America over the past few years. On Oct. 8, CFI will host a one-hour webinar with Canadian Wood Council’s Peter Moonen, Structurlam, Element5, and Nordic to discuss what the future holds for the mass timber industry. » Read more...
Ontario training

Ontario commits $2.4M for forestry training projects

Confederation College will receive $1,193,467 in funding to help 144 people learn new skills and acquire necessary work experience. Meanwhile, the Nishnawbe Forestry Operation and Sawmill Training Program will help 56 Indigenous people train for forestry careers. » Read more...

Brandt to acquire Nortrax Canada operations

The deal will unite all John Deere Construction and Forestry dealerships in Canada under the Brandt banner and deliver unprecedented access to Deere products, parts and support services to Canadian contractors. » Read more...

Deere taps John C. May as company’s 10th CEO

“John’s record of success and proven leadership skills make him highly qualified to lead Deere and guide its success in the years ahead,” said Samuel R. Allen, chairman and current CEO. » Read more...
Madisons Report

PPI Transport Symposium 23

Sept. 16-18, 2019
Location: Tarragona, Spain
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National Forest Week

Sept. 22-28, 2019
Location: Canada
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WPAC AGM & Conference

Sept. 24-25, 2019
Location: Ottawa
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National Tree Day

Sept. 25, 2019
Location: Canada
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