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USNR and Wood Fiber Group announce merger

USNR and Wood Fiber Group are excited to announce their merger in a transaction that will create the world’s most comprehensive supplier of the equipment, technology, and essential tooling used in modern wood processing facilities.

West Fraser to acquire Angelina Forest Products mill in Texas

The new turn-key facility, which produces southern yellow pine (SYP) lumber products, began construction in 2018, commenced operations in late 2019 and is expected to progress toward full production capacity of approximately 305 million board feet over the next three to four years.

Canada’s forests are critical to a cleaner, greener future: FPAC

“Our sector is focussed on four activities: reducing the forest sector’s emissions, ensuring the potential of our forests to store carbon, growing our green economy, and providing environmentally-friendly alternatives to the products Canadians use every day,” says Derek Nighbor, president and CEO of FPAC.
Sponsored Spotlight 
Player Design


The PDI kiln heating system utilizes PDI’s proprietary waste wood burner and air-to-air heat exchangers to provide ash-free heat for up to two kilns at a time. PDI’s economical waste wood burner is capable providing a steady, stable source of heat while burning a variety of waste fuels with varying moisture content. A heat exchanger allows the combustion heat to be transferred to the inside of the kiln without exposing the final product to any ash or disrupting the airflow balance inside the kiln. PDI’s kiln heating system includes its own control system and supports full integration with kiln controls. » Find out more...
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Top 10 Under 40

Introducing CFI’s ninth annual Top 10 Under 40

This year marks the ninth consecutive year CFI has scoured nominations from across Canada to find individuals who exemplify the best of our sector, from outstanding log haulers to sawmillers, foresters and others. The result is a list of high-performing professionals who are poised to lead the industry. » Learn more...
PowerWood Corp.

Making moves: Inside PowerWood’s new remanufacturing facility

PowerWood Corp.’s new, larger remanufacturing facility in Agassiz, B.C., has them prepped to double their workforce in a year and more than double their output soon after. CFI gives readers an inside look. » Learn more...
Sponsored Spotlight 
Les Aciers JP

PDI drying systems

   • Stationary or mobile
   • Diesel or Electic
   • Two to four rotors
   • Conveyor
   • Steel structure
   • Step feeder
   • Financing available

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Cutting-edge filing: inside Apollo Forest Products’ filing room

Sinclar Group’s Apollo Forest Products employs 130 people full-time, six of whom work in the filing shop, fixing up the mill’s bandsaws and round saws. CFI gets an inside look at the mill’s filing room. » Read more...

Judge grants temporary injunction at Fairy Creek

Lawyers for Teal Jones argued for an interim injunction against the old-growth logging blockades in the area while they appeal a recent Supreme Court decision that ended the original year-long injunction. » Read more...

Tolko, Pelican Lake, Witchekan Lake First Nations launch Kitaskinaw Enterprises

Kitaskinaw will initially focus on the development of a logging company with long-term growth in harvesting, biomass, and silviculture. This includes training for Indigenous youth and women in both forestry and mill positions. » Read more...

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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