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September 30, 2019

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

On Oct. 8, join Canadian Wood Council’s Peter Moonen and Canada’s premier CLT manufacturers – Structurlam, Element5, and Nordic – to discuss the mass timber landscape in North America, and what the future holds for this segment of the wood products industry in Canada.

BC Logging Convoy demands action to rectify forestry crisis

A coalition of loggers, truckers and businesses that are very concerned about the future of the forestry industry and the effect on their communities, participated in a convoy from Merritt, B.C. to Vancouver, B.C. on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019.

A video tour of EACOM’s century-old Timmins sawmill

CFI got an inside look at EACOM’s Timmins sawmill in Northern Ontario, which celebrated its 100th anniversary this year. Interim mill manager Joel Cantin says continuous investments in both technology and staff are propelling the mill forward to tackle the next 100 years.
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Top 10 Under 40

Introducing CFI’s seventh annual Top 10 Under 40

Each year, choosing just 10 future forestry stars becomes harder and harder. But these 10 men and women represent every aspect of Canada’s forestry sector, and love what they do. CFI is proud to highlight the winners of our seventh annual Top 10 Under 40 contest. » Read more...
BC announces help for workers

BC announces $69M to help workers impacted by mill closures

Premier Horgan and Minister Donaldson met with the CEOs of major Interior B.C. forest companies to set out measures to support forest workers, including $40 million to create a cost-shared, early-retirement bridging program for older forest workers. » Read more...

Player Design Inc. Energy Systems

PDI's economical waste wood burner is capable of burning a variety of waste fuels, with varying moisture content. The burner provides a steady, stable source of clean heat to kiln. With options for direct heat and minimum ash carryover, or zero ash carry over this system eliminates the need for a boiler and allows continued use of waste products to heat the kiln. Designed to be both economical and efficient, the waste wood burner improves the bottom line without sacrificing quality.
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COFI releases plan for competitive forest industry

COFI’s “SmartFuture: A Path Forward for B.C.’s Forest Products Industry” features 60 policy choices to help secure a stronger future for B.C.’s forest sector, including expanding product diversification and becoming the global hub for expertise in green building. » Read more...

FPInnovations takes truck platooning a step further

FPInnovations and its partners recently completed the second phase of development testing a two-truck platooning system, this time evaluating the lead truck’s ability to control the steering of the vehicle behind it. » Read more...

Woodrise Quebec 2019

Sept. 30 - Oct. 4, 2019
Location: Quebec City, Que.
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Canada Woodworking West

Oct. 2-3, 2019
Location: Abbotsford, B.C.
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2019 CWF Fall Meeting

Oct. 2-3, 2019
Location: Restigouche County, N.B.
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National Hardwood Lumber Association Convention

Oct. 2-4, 2019
Location: New Orleans, La.
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