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West Fraser named one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People for 2021

The company was recognized for its commitment to young people and for helping them build their career. West Fraser is dedicated to empowering young people to challenge themselves, supported by its “promote from within” culture.

Resolute announces new SVP and CFO

Resolute Forest Products has appointed Sylvain A. Girard as senior vice-president and CFO as of Mar. 2. His term will begin the day after Remi G. Lalonde, currently Resolute’s senior vice-president and CFO, assumes the position of president and CEO.

CWF 2021 spring meeting to take place virtually

The Canadian Woodlands Forum (CWF)’s 2021 spring meeting will take place virtually this year. Check out the “teaser intro” video and mark your calendar for April 20-21, 2021!
Sponsored Spotlight 
John Deere


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Featured News 

The full package: B.C. logger boosts productivity with new gear

Kaslo, B.C.-based Sunshine Logging received B.C.’s third and fourth Tigercat 850 processors in 2020 – both equipped with the new Tigercat 568 harvesting head. Since getting the new machines, owner Clint Carlson has noticed an increase in productivity. » Read more...
Free to Grow

Growing the industry: Forestry’s gender equity plan delivers new online hub

Free to Grow in Forestry, a new online information portal on diversity and inclusion (D&I) in forestry, will be the legacy of a three-year, cross-country strategy on gender equity that concludes this June. But, it’s just the beginning for D&I practices in the industry, says Kelly Cooper, co-leader of the project’s steering committee. » Read more...
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Player Design

PDI drying systems

The PDI kiln heating system utilizes PDI’s proprietary waste wood burner and air-to-air heat exchangers to provide ash-free heat for up to two kilns at a time. PDI’s economical waste wood burner is capable providing a steady, stable source of heat while burning a variety of waste fuels with varying moisture content. A heat exchanger allows the combustion heat to be transferred to the inside of the kiln without exposing the final product to any ash or disrupting the airflow balance inside the kiln. PDI’s kiln heating system includes its own control system and supports full integration with kiln controls. » Learn more...

Hultdins unveils new MG grapple saws for excavators

This new grapple saw configuration does not require an extra dedicated auxiliary circuit for the saw function as it is operated off the grapple close circuit. The only hydraulic requirements are the standard auxiliary “hammer” circuit and a low flow rotation circuit. » Read more...

USNR to provide chipper, screener to Quebec mill

Scierie St-Elzear in St-Elzear-de-Bonaventure, Que., is investing in USNR’s Wastewood Chipper and Super Chip Screen. This equipment is scheduled to be installed June 2021. » Read more...

BID Group to deliver second turnkey facility for Biewer Lumber

The sawmill will feature the new Comact Variable Tool Opening (VTO) Debarker complete with in-line variable Flare Reducer, Cant Optimization system, and TrimExpert. » Read more...