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Shaping forestry’s future in the digital transformation era

The pandemic has demonstrated how technology can evolve rapidly when there is a need and the will to do things differently. Marie-Claude Thibault shares what FPInnovations researchers see as the future of the forest industry in the era of digital transformation.

Softwood lumber prices surge at year end

Solid wood commodity prices experienced another surge as 2021 came to a close, with studs and standard grade dimension leading the way, Madison’s Lumber Reporter notes.

Seeing the opportunity in Canada’s forests: FPAC looks ahead to 2022

“Canada’s forests and the Canadian forestry know-how gives our country an advantage that is the envy of most countries on the planet,” writes Derek Nighbor, president and CEO of the Forest Products Association of Canada.
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Log lifting equipment

Current and future trends in log lifting equipment

In the world of forestry, having the right equipment for sorting and stacking logs is vital. To learn more about what fleet managers and their equipment operators are looking for in their log lifting equipment, we reached out to equipment manufacturers and dealers to hear their thoughts on current and future trends. » Learn more...
CFI’s end-of-year review

CFI’s end-of-year review and top 10 stories of 2021

The forest industry has seen its fair share of ups and downs this year as businesses and people react and adjust to the new reality of the COVID-19 pandemic. CFI managing editor Maria Church looks back on the year that was, and shares the top 10 most-read stories on our website. » Learn more...

TLA moves convention online amid new pandemic restrictions

“During these tumultuous times, the TLA believes that it’s very necessary to bring industry stakeholders together to engage in conversation about the options to move our sector forward.” » Read more...

OFIA postpones 2022 in-person convention

Ontario Forest Industries Association has postponed its 2022 AGM and Convention, originally scheduled to take place in-person Feb. 23 in downtown Toronto. » Read more...

Sharp Tool acquires K2 Carbide

Sharp Tool Company has announced the acquisition K2 Carbide, a supplier of carbide/allow products for the North American market since 2008, based in Redmond Wash. » Read more...

Truck Loggers Association Convention and Trade Show

Date: January 12-14, 2022
Location: Vancouver
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Forest Nova Scotia, CWF Winter Conference

Date: February 8, 2022
Location: Truro, N.S.
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ABCFP Forestry Conference and AGM

Date: February 9-10, 2022
Location: Nanaimo, B.C.
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Forests Ontario Annual Conference

Date: February 9-11, 2022
Location: Alliston, Ont.
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Women in Forestry Virtual Summit 2022

Date: March 8, 2022
Location: Online
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