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FPAC calls on Trudeau to recognize forestry as essential in Canada

In an open letter addressed to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, FPAC president and CEO Derek Nighbor requested that Canada follow the U.S.’s lead and add forest products to its list of essential critical infrastructure workers.

BC lumber producers cut production in response to market volatility

Three of B.C.’s largest forest products players have slashed their lumber production for the next week or more in response to market volatility resulting from the evolving COVID-19 pandemic.

FPInnovations reports promising autonomous truck tests at Tolko mill yard

FPInnovations took a first step in adapting autonomous vehicle technologies to the forest industry by conducting a field demonstration in a controlled environment of an SAE-4 level autonomous driving system.

Coronavirus will drive paper, forest products prices lower: Moody’s

Declining demand and lower paper packaging, commodity paper and market pulp prices will be only partially offset by increasing wood product prices and modestly stronger demand for tissue, specialty paper and pulp, Moody’s expects.
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Saw Filing 101

Saw Filing 101: Goodbye and thanks for all the fish

After more than three years of writing CFI’s Saw Filing 101 column, Trevor Shpeley is trading in his hammer for a shift nob. In his final column, Shpeley shares some of the lessons he’s learned along the way to help filers achieve a functioning work environment. » Read more...
Tolko La Salle Lumber

A look at Tolko, Hunt Forest Products’ LaSalle Lumber

Hot on the heels of the great migration of Canadian corporations coming down and buying southern independent sawmills, two companies did things a little differently. Hunt Forest Products, a well-established player in the Louisiana forest products industry, and Tolko Industries joined forces and created LaSalle Lumber Co., a 200 mmbf SYP sawmill in Urania, la. » Read more...
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John Deere

John Deere Forestry: #1 in the Woods

Whether you’re staring down steep terrain or market headwinds, you need to harness every advantage you can. With a superior lineup of machines, technology, support, and financing, John Deere can help move your operation forward. When the worldwide forestry leader is in your corner, it’s time to OUTRUN. » Learn more...
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Ontario adds forest products suppliers to essential workplaces list

Ontario companies that ensure the global supply of forest products are considered essential workplaces and will be permitted by the province to stay open during widespread closures that are designed to slow the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. » Read more...

TLA appoints Bob Brash as new executive director

The former CEO of Haida Enterprise Corporation, Bob Brash replaces David Elstone, who resigned in February after five years in the position. » Read more...

BLOG: Owning the outcome – living the value of respect

In her latest women in forestry blog post, Tanya Wick, vice-president of people and services at Tolko Industries, explains why respect is a central component to diversity and inclusion. » Read more...

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...

Nors Group buys Strongco, takes over Volvo CE locations across Canada

Nors is taking over 22 Volvo CE locations, including those in the provinces of Alberta, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador. » Read more...