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The Podcast

File Week 2020 is coming your way!

Canadian Forest Industries is once again turning the spotlight on the filing room during File Week 2020 from May 4-8!

Microtec acquires Lucidyne

In a move that creates the largest wood products scanning company in the world, Microtec has acquired Lucidyne Technologies, Inc.

Canfor reports $88.8 million loss for first quarter of 2020

Canfor has reported an operating loss of $88.8 million for it’s first quarter of 2020. This is $29.2 million higher than their 2019 fourth quarter operating loss of $59.6 million.
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The CFI Podcast

The CFI Podcast: David Murray on working safely during COVID-19

Forestry has been declared an essential service across Canada, which means workers need to follow appropriate health and safety guidelines. So, we spoke to David Murray, Gorman Group’s corporate safety, HR and environment manager and co-chairperson of the MAG, to learn more about the best practices to follow. » Read more...
Derek Nighbor

FPAC’s Derek Nighbor: current wage subsidy program needs flexibility to work for forestry

On Friday, April 17, Derek Nighbor, president and CEO of FPAC, spoke to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance about how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting the forest industry. He suggested potential fixes to make the current wage subsidy program work for forestry. » Read more...

San Group buys specialty sawmill in Port Alberni

The B.C.-based forestry group has purchased another mill in Port Alberni, B.C., expanding their operations on Vancouver Island. » Read more...

Tafisa Canada completes multi-million-dollar upgrade to its Line 1

The $23-million modernization project saw the complete refurbishment of the company’s original press, responsible for producing particleboard panels used in the company’s thermally fused laminate (TFL) line of decorative panels. » Read more...

BC tree-planting guidelines released to battle COVID-19 risks

B.C. tree planting companies are now required to implement plans to fight the spread of COVID-19 at work camps. » Read more...