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BCFNFC calls on Nations to reject process for input into changes to forest policies

Chief Bill Williams, president of the Forestry Council, states: “The consultation process and timeline outlined in the letter is disingenuous – we are in a State of Emergency due to wildfires and the province is carrying on with business as usual, trying to ram through major changes to forest policies based on provincial expediency and priorities.”

Weyerhaeuser reports $1B in net earnings in Q2 2021

Weyerhaeuser reported second quarter net earnings of $1.0 billion, on net sales of $3.1 billion. This compares with net earnings of $72 million, on net sales of $1.6 billion for the same period last year and net earnings of $681 million for the first quarter of 2021.

Mercer International to expand into U.S. with $50M CLT plant acquisition

The CLT facility is located on 54 acres of land near Spokane and has an area of about 270,000 square feet. It’s equipped with extensive automation technologies including one of the largest CLT presses in the world.
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Valley Carriers Ltd.

Bridging the gap: Log hauler transitions to grinding residual fibre

In 2019, during the height of the forest industry’s downturn, many logging contractors were faced with a dilemma: move their fleet to a different location, or sell their equipment and lay off people? For Valley Carriers Ltd., the answer was a mix of both. The company sold off some of their equipment and trucks and began to focus more on their grinding operations. » Learn more...
Bearn sawmill

Dedicated design: Quebec sawmill invests millions to modernize operations

The list of machinery acquired or improved thanks to the $7 million RYAM has invested in Bearn sawmill since 2018 is long. It includes a new MEC dry kiln, Comact chipper-canters, Autolog carriage optimizers and control systems, and more. The upgrades have had a direct effect on productivity. » Learn more...
Madison's Lumber Report

Interfor reports record net earnings in Q2 2021

Robust lumber prices in North America and strong operating performance during the second quarter of 2021 led to Interfor realizing record financial results, including records for net earnings, Adjusted EBITDA and cash flow from operations. » Read more...

CIF-IFC awarded $550K to help advance women, underrepresented groups

“These resources will support the advancement and employment of women and other underrepresented groups through the acceleration of the Free to Grow in Forestry initiative – leading transformational change in the forest sector and providing employment opportunities for Canada’s increasingly diverse population,” said Mark Pearson, executive director of CIF-IFC. » Read more...

Fecon adds Vermeer Southeast as forestry mulcher dealer

With 11 dealership locations throughout Alabama, Florida, and Georgia and affiliated companies in the Caribbean, Vermeer Southeast provides a robust line of mulching equipment that incorporates the best of Vermeer and Fecon mulching technology. » Read more...

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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