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Cancelled forestry events in North America due to coronavirus

As countries, provinces and states announce new, stricter measures to contain the spread of coronavirus, known as COVID-19, a growing number of forestry events in North America have been cancelled, postponed or will be held remotely. Here’s a list.

Huu-ay-aht buys $36.2M stake in WFP Port Alberni TFL and sawmill

A Huu-ay-aht First Nations-owned limited partnership is buying a majority stake in Western Forest Products Tree Farm Licence 44 on Vancouver Island, and a 7 per cent stake in its Port Alberni, B.C., sawmill.

US forest industry forecast to rise 1% per year through 2024: Freedonia

Revenues for the U.S. forestry industry are forecast to rise nearly 1.0 per cent per year through 2024, according to Forestry: United States, a report recently released by Freedonia Focus Reports.
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Women in Wood

Reflecting on five years of Women in Wood

To help us celebrate women in forestry for International Women’s Day on March 9, Women in Wood co-founders Jessica Kaknevicius and Lacey Rose wrote an article reflecting on what they've learned over the past five years since launching the group and networking platform. » Read more...
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Q&A with ILA general manager Todd Chamberlain

CFI sat down with Interior Logging Association’s general manager Todd Chamberlain in January to discuss the effects of 2019 on Interior contractors, and what the future holds as the B.C. forest industry continues to endure a historic shakeup. » Check out all the winners...

Wood WORKS! Alberta announces Prairie Wood Design Awards winners

Wood WORKS! Alberta recognized a prestigious group of leading architects, engineers and project teams at last week’s 13th annual Prairie Wood Design Awards Celebration. » Read more...

Global sawlog prices continued decline in late 2019: WRQ

By far the biggest price reductions for sawlogs in 2019 occurred in Europe, particularly in the central region of the continent, reports Wood Resource Quarterly. » Read more...

Top 5 safety practices for forestry equipment operators

Wajax EH&S program manager, David Payne, identifies the top five safety practices to ensure you’re staying safe on the job. » Read more...

Quebec Forest Industry Council (CIFQ) AGM

May 13-14, 2020
Location: Quebec City
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Northeastern Forest Products Equipment Expo

May 15-16, 2020
Location: Essex Junction, Vermont
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OptiSaw West

June 4, 2020
Location: Kelowna, B.C.
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