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DEMO International postponed to 2022

Based on their assessment and recommendation, the Canadian Woodlands Forum, in partnership with their host SBC Cedar and show partners, has decided to postpone DEMO International until Sept. 22-24, 2022.

Forests Ontario names Malcolm Cockwell president, Christine Leduc vice-president

Malcolm Cockwell of Haliburton, Ont., has been selected by Forests Ontario’s board of directors as the new president, effective immediately. Current board member Christine Leduc from Timmins, Ont., will become vice-president of the board of Forests Ontario.

SFI announces new standards focused on solutions to sustainability challenges

Requirements for a new SFI Climate Smart Forestry Objective are one of the highlights of the new standards. SFI-certified organizations will now be required to ensure forest management activities address climate change adaptation and mitigation measures.
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The CFI Podcast: Paul Johnson on SFI’s new Urban & Community Forest Sustainability Standard

SFI recently announced it would be developing a new standard, the Urban and Community Forest Sustainability Standard. CFI editor Ellen Cools spoke with Paul Johnson, SFI’s director of urban and community forestry, to learn more about the new standard, the impact urban and community forests have on the public and the environment, and more. » Learn more...
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Opinion: Canada needs to embrace forestry’s powerful climate change solutions

An important part of the discussion around how we can use less fossil fuel should be about our forests, their contribution to climate change mitigation and how a healthy forest industry is an essential element of a national emissions reduction strategy, writes Steve Colombo, an environmental consultant and former research scientist with the OMNRF. » Learn more...

Liebherr-XPower wheel loaders

XPower is an innovative concept, which combines performance, fuel efficiency, robustness and comfort. With Liebherr power split driveline, XPower wheel loaders work with the greatest level of efficiency in all applications. Choose an industrial lift arm or a Z-bar linkage for a high handling capacity. Increase safety as well as reduce the burden on operators with all the new assistance systems developed by Liebherr, fully integrated into the machine’s controls. The new features include the Skyview 360° camera system, active rear person recognition, front area monitoring and a new weighing device.
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FPAC welcomes Canada-US collaboration on green infrastructure

“We look forward to continuing our work the U.S. and Canadian governments and our supply chain partners. This effort has real potential to build a greener economy, protect family-supporting jobs, and get more Canadians working,” said Derek Nighbor, president and CEO of FPAC. » Read more...

LIGNA 2021 cancelled, to return in May 2023

“Another postponement makes no sense in view of the innovation cycles of the companies and in view of the next LIGNA, which will take place again in May 2023. Unfortunately, there is no alternative to the cancellation this year,” said Bernhard Dirr, managing director of VDMA Woodworking Machinery. » Read more...

Element5’s new mass timber facility obtains FSC certification

On April 16, 2021, Element5 received Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Chain of Custody certification from SCS Global Services. As an FSC Certificate Holder, the company will produce mass timber products certified as FSC Mix. » Read more...
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Dust Safety Week 2021

June 21-25, 2021
Location: canadianbiomassmagazine.ca
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Elmia Wood 2022

June 2-4, 2022
Location: Jönköping, Sweden
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