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PowerWood Corp. officially opens new mill in Agassiz, BC

Thanks to changes to the Manufactured Forest Products Regulation (MFPR), PowerWood has invested $25 million in the new Agassiz mill and will more than double its workforce in the coming years.

Teal Jones donates lumber to Lytton, BC rebuilding effort

Teal Jones will donate 500,000 board feet of lumber to Lytton, B.C., and Lytton First Nation to help with rebuilding efforts, after the community was destroyed by a wildfire.

BC launches procurement process for $224M mass timber museum building

The new facility will cover approximately 167,000 sq. ft. (15,500 square-metres), and integrate mass timber elements while meeting CleanBC energy efficiency standards.

FESBC grant helps Chinook Community Forest revitalize burnt stands

Wildfires in 2018 reduced the value of the remaining fibre in the forest significantly and it was unlikely it was ever going to be economically viable to salvage the fibre and regenerate the site. FESBC funding allows for the rehabilitation of this area.
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OptiSaw Virtual Summit 2021

OptiSaw Virtual Summit 2021 welcomes presentation proposals

Calling all manufacturers and researchers in the sawmill industry: CFI is looking for presentation proposals for our annual OptiSaw Mill Optimization and Automation Forum, happening Sept. 16 from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. EST. » Learn more...
Productive boost

Productive boost: equipment reliability is a lifeline for improving performance

Equipment has always played a key role in keeping jobs moving and workers safe in the forestry industry. But there’s always room for improvement – even when you think your equipment and technology are as good as it gets. Just ask loggers like Logan McKenzie, owner of Tri Valley Construction, who operate these machines and spend day after day inside the cab. » Learn more...
PLT Canada

Carbotech acquires Autolog

“Carbotech Group is proud to have acquired such a well-established company whose goals and values align with our own,” stated Luc Houde, executive vice-president of Carbotech Group. » Read more...

Swedish sawmill group invests in six batch kilns from Valutec

The privately-owned sawmill group AB Karl Hedin is investing in six batch kilns for its Swedish sawmills in Säter and Krylbo. The investment increases the group’s drying capacity by approximately 77,000 cubic metres (32,630 MBF). » Read more...

BID Group to deliver turnkey facility for Roseburg Forest Products

The new operation will incorporate the full spectrum of BID’s wood processing technologies including equipment, software, automation systems, Artificial Intelligence-enabled optimization, and plant-wide Industry 4.0 solution, Oper8. » Read more...

Con-Vey offering virtual start-ups and commissioning

With programs like ABB RobotStudio, virtual reality software, and Autodesk Inventor Shared Views, the Con-Vey team can seamlessly design, program, visualize, and collaborate not only together but with their customers as well. » Read more...
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OptiSaw 2021 Virtual Summit

Date: Sept. 16, 2021
Location: www.woodbusiness.ca
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BC Saw Filers Association Convention

Date: May 26-28, 2022
Location: Kamloops, B.C.
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Elmia Wood 2022

Date: June 2-4, 2022
Location: Jonkoping, Sweden
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DEMO International 2022

Date: Sept. 22-24, 2022
Location: Ottawa/Gatineau
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