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Women In Forestry

West Fraser completes acquisition of Norbord

“The combination of two top-calibre employee teams manufacturing sustainable products that are essential for a low-carbon economy positions West Fraser well going forward,” said Raymond Ferris, president and chief executive officer of West Fraser.

‘MWC 2021 Experience’ to focus on best practices, innovation

The “MWC 2021 Experience” will address the fundamental and current concerns expressed by the wood products industry. It will also deal with the expected transformation of our industry in terms of best practices, operations, innovation and development.

Weyerhaeuser reports net earnings of $292M in Q4 2020

Adjusted EBITDA for the fourth quarter of 2020 was $657 million compared with $260 million for the same period last year and $745 million for the third quarter of 2020, the company reported.
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Supersaul Chemex

EGL 1221 Guide Lube

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Women in Forestry

Coming soon: The Women in Forestry Virtual Summit!

Join us on March 9, from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. EST (8:00 – 11:00 a.m. PST) to connect with industry experts and thought leaders who are working to promote equity, diversity and inclusion in Canada’s forest industry. » Read more...
Forwarder focus

Forwarder focus: a look at the latest forwarders on the market

CFI has compiled information on the newest forwarders available for moving Canadian fibre. » Check it out!
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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. » Find out more...
Madisons Lumber Report

U.S. new home sales held steady in December

Despite a brief slowing in sales activity toward the end of the year, new home sales in 2020 posted a strong 18.8 per cent gain over 2019. » Read more...

Tigercat names new product support representative for Quebec, northeastern Ontario

Bruno Villeneuve has joined Tigercat as a product support representative. He will be working closely with Tigercat district manager Yannick Lapointe and Thunder Bay, Ont.-based product support representative Keith Gauvreau. » Read more...

Weston Forest appoints Ryan McInerney VP of industrial sales

“Ryan started here as a sales manager in 2009, learned our business over the years, and took on more responsibility as it was presented. His performance, dedication, and commitment make him the right choice to join our executive team,” said Steve Rhone, president and CEO of Weston Forest. » Read more...