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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.

Revolutionary power: Quebec mill sees benefits switching to electric system

Scierie Girard’s recent conversion from propane to an electric system to power its six dry kilns has not only saved the company money, but has also increased the quality and efficiency of their drying operations.

FSC Canada endorses BC First Nations Forest Strategy

“We applaud FSC for leading by example as the first forest certification system in British Columbia to align themselves with a Forest Strategy informed directly by Nations for over a decade,” says Chief Bill Williams, president and chair of the board for the B.C. First Nations Forestry Council.
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Snapshot of forestry

Snapshot of forestry: Winners of COFI & CFI’s 5th annual forestry photo contest

The BC Council of Forest Industries (COFI) and CFI present the winners of the fifth annual forestry photo contest. As in previous years, we received photographs from right across the province, showing the diversity and beauty of our forests and forest products. » Check out the winning photos!
Women in Forestry

Coming soon: The Women in Forestry Virtual Summit!

CFI, Canadian Biomass and Pulp & Paper Canada magazines are building upon our Women in Forestry series with the launch of the Women in Forestry Virtual Summit! Join us on March 9, from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. EST to connect with thought leaders working to promote diversity and inclusion in forestry. » Register today...

Louisiana-Pacific to restart Peace Valley OSB mill

“In order to meet growing customer demand for SmartSide and OSB, LP will convert our mill in Houlton, Maine to the manufacture of SmartSide, with production beginning early in 2022, and we have begun the process to restart our OSB mill in Peace Valley, British Columbia,” said LP chairman and CEO Brad Southern. » Read more...

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

In CFI's latest equipment spotlight article, we give readers an inside look at the newest forwarders available for loggers. » Read more...

Interfor to acquire South Carolina sawmill from WestRock

Interfor Corporation has reached an agreement with WestRock Company to acquire its sawmill located in Summerville, S.C., for cash consideration of US$59 million. » Read more...