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ILA calls for halt to BC’s ‘unbalanced approach’ to forest policy

In response to B.C.’s planned deferral of 2.6 million hectares of old-growth logging, “The ILA formally requests that Premier Horgan and all of his members of cabinet halt this unbalanced approach to forest policy.”

Stella-Jones acquiring Alabama’s Cahaba Pressure and Cahaba Timber

The Quebec-based producer will shell out approximately US$66 million for Cahaba Pressure Treated Forest Products and US$36.5 million for Cahaba Timber. The two companies represent the largest wood pole production site in the U.S.

Alberta renews Tolko’s 272K-hectare, 20-year FMA

The forest management area renewal will lead to $3.6 million in holding and protection charge payments, $29.7 million in timber dues and contribute more than $864 million to Alberta’s GDP.
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Forestry’s future leaders: Meet Keven-Derek Auclair Savard

To acknowledge and highlight each of our Top 10 Under 40 winners, CFI will feature one winner every week for the next 10 weeks. This week, we introduce our readers to Keven-Derick Auclair Savard, vice-president, sales and business development, at StarrForest Inc. in Montreal. » Learn more...
Janet Lane & Kate Lindsay

Opinion: Forestry is Canada’s secret (climate change) weapon

RPF Janet Lane and Forest Products Association of Canada's Kate Lindsay explain why COP26 reminds us that, "Canada’s forests and the sustainably sourced products they provide are among the most powerful weapons in Canada’s climate change arsenal..." » Learn more...
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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...
Madison's Lumder Report

Interfor set company production, shipments records in Q3

Output from newly acquired U.S. sawmills, which offset decreased production in B.C., led Interfor to set a new company production record in the third quarter this year. » Read more...

Nova Scotia looks for public feedback on old-growth forest policy

The Nova Scotia government is asking for the public to help guide a re-write of the province’s old-growth forest policy, which has been in place since 2012. » Read more...

Senior VP Jacques Vachon set to retire after 36 years with Resolute

Stephanie Leclaire, Resolute’s vice-president for legal affairs for the past 15 years, has been tapped as Vachon’s replacement. » Read more...

Montreal Wood Convention

Date: March 29-31, 2022
Location: Montreal
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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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