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Canfor minority shareholders vote down Great Pacific takeover bid

Canfor will remain a public company after a minority shareholder vote yesterday that ended the arranged agreement with Great Pacific Capital Corporation to take full control of the company.

Global paper, forest products 2020 industry outlook ‘negative’: Moody’s

The 2020 outlook for the global paper and forest products industry remains negative, Moody’s Investors Service says in its recently released outlook report.

Logging profile: Dumas Canada takes on challenges facing the family business

The new owners of Quebec logging company Dumas Canada are more determined than ever to meet the challenges facing the family-owned business. New equipment is helping, but finding the workforce remains a big challenge.
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Clan Logging

BC logger diversifies to weather industry challenges

Claude Paquet, owner and founder of Quesnel, B.C.-based Clan Logging, is using his experience and industry knowledge to expand his operations to weather the current downturn in the industry, doing anything from hand falling to logging whole trees to cut-to-length trees, road building and, most recently, grinding wood waste. » Read more...

Tech update: Spotlight on kilns in 2019

CFI has the latest updates on kiln technology for drying Canadian lumber in 2019, including the newest continuous kiln projects popping up across North America. » Read more...
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Ontario pilots public training program on accessing forest roads

Concerned with the safety of community members and workers accessing Ontario forests, a new health and safety training program is now available across the province. » Read more...

Editorial: Industry is asking ‘If not wood, what?’

In the midst of a forestry crisis in B.C., the good news of mass timber is keeping our spirits up, writes CFI editor Maria Church. The virtues of building with wood continue to pop up in mainstream media. » Read more...

Swedish forestry institute, FPInnovations sign MOU

The signing creates an opportunity for the international exchange of research on automated harvesting and advances their respective interests in forestry innovation, FPInnovations states. » Read more...
Madisons Lumber Report

Truck Loggers Association Convention and Trade Show

Jan. 15-17, 2020
Location: Vancouver, B.C.
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2020 Mapping the Course Conference

Jan. 23, 2020
Location: Vancouver, Wash.
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BC Natural Resources Forum

Jan. 28-30, 2020
Location: Prince George, B.C.
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