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Women In Forestry

Federal government launches the Growing Canada’s Forests Program

As part of the program, the government has launched two initiatives to discover organizations that have immediate access to land or trees, and those interested in collaborating on tree planting initiatives.

Huu-ay-aht First Nations, USW sign MOU to develop job creation and training plan

The MOU establishes a process for the parties to work together to ensure the Tree Farm Licence 44 (TFL 44) undercut volume is allocated to Huu-ay-aht and to develop a job creation and training plan that will contribute to economic revitalization of the Alberni Valley, B.C. forest sector.

Russia’s proposed log export ban will have far-reaching impact: WRI

Assuming the log export ban comes into effect, in the short-term, the Chinese lumber industry will be most directly impacted, as exports of softwood logs mainly from Russia Far East are likely to be prohibited.

John Deere unveils its Precision Forestry Technology Initiative

Precision Forestry is a more descriptive term for what customers can expect from the John Deere technology suite, including real–time, map–based production planning and tracking capabilities along with new and evolving operator assistance capabilities.
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Featured News 
The CFI Podcast

The CFI Podcast: an in-depth look at the 2021 North American lumber market

Following up on the 2021 North American lumber market outlook article in CFI’s Jan/Feb 2021 issue, the latest episode of The CFI Podcast with Keta Kosman, owner of Madison’s Lumber Reporter, digs a little deeper. » Check it out!
Lumber moisture control

The ultimate guide to lumber moisture control

Moisture affects every phase of lumber manufacturing – the sawmill, kiln and planer. However, where uncontrolled moisture once contributed to significant waste, mills can now reduce or eliminate losses, as well as improve productivity. This guide to lumber moisture control explains how. » Check it out!
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COFI 2021 Convention

COFI 2021 Annual Convention Goes Virtual

The COFI Convention is one of the largest gatherings of the forest sector in Western Canada, and this year, we are going virtual!

The Preliminary Convention Program is now live and offers compelling speakers on the most important issues and opportunities in forestry today.

For more information and to register, visit cofi.org.
Madisons Lumber Report

John Deere introduces new 768L-II Bogie Skidder

Incorporating the proven, durable features found on the John Deere L–II Skidder line-up, the new 768L–II maximizes productivity, performance, and comfort when carrying hefty loads over long distances in challenging conditions. » Read more...

Waratah unveils the HTH616C Series-III harvester head

“The new HTH616C Series-III gives more performance from low powered carriers, and it provides a great option for those with WCTL machines who want a 600 series head,” said Brent Fisher, product marketing manager for Waratah. » Read more...

Husqvarna launches the 525DEPS MADSAW pole saw

The MADSAW is designed with operator safety in mind, as it’s the first and only dielectric gas-powered pole saw individually tested to meet the OSHA standard for electric power generation, transmission, and distribution (OSHA 1910.269). » Read more...

Weyerhaeuser appoints new CFO, Nancy Loewe

“This is an incredible opportunity to join a talented team and workforce,” said Loewe. “Weyerhaeuser has been an industry leader in sustainable forestry for more than a century, and I’m excited to help build on our history and performance in the years ahead.” » Rea more...