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Lumber sales low as Nova Scotia bursts into flames: Madison's

Sales of lumber across North America remained quite low. Wildfires in Alberta decreased somewhat but were still a huge problem, as major forest fires erupted in Nova Scotia.

Saskatchewan sees record-breaking exports; semi-chemical wood pulp up 51%

Saskatchewan's total value of exports to the world reached a record breaking $52.6 billion in 2022. Non-agriculture manufacturing and processing export growth was led by increases in semi-chemical wood pulp at 51%.

B.C. gives $4M towards hydrogen-powered clean transportation at B.C. ports

B.C. is providing $4 million to support the BC Hydrogen Ports Project, one of the first of its kind in Canada.

Hampton Lumber names Randy Schillinger as new CEO

Hampton Lumber has announced that Randy Schillinger will join Hampton Lumber & Family Forests as its new CEO, effective June 26.

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Evolving and adapting

It’s never been more challenging to grow a forestry business. How do loggers better prepare for the challenges ahead? Evaluating your forestry equipment is a great place to start. » Read More...

5 things we learned from File Week 2023

Here's a summary of our coverage on new technology and processes for the filing room, and strategies for filers to find their niche in the world of advancing automation. » Read More...

French president mobilizes 100 firefighters to help with Quebec wildfires

French President Emmanuel Macron tweeted on Sunday, June 4,  that France is in solidarity with Quebec in their desire to help battle massive forest fires. » Read More...

B.C. extends Fairy Creek old-growth deferral

The B.C. government has approved a legal order to extend the deferral of old-growth harvesting in the Fairy Creek watershed until Feb. 1, 2025. » Read More...

Microtec to supply log scanner to J.D. Irving's N.B. mill

J.D. Irving has purchased a Microtec CT Log for installation at its Veneer Sawmill in St. Leonard, New Brunswick.  » Read More...

Ponsse to become first forest machine manufacturer to use SSAB fossil-free steel

SSAB and Ponsse have joined forces in a partnership in which SSAB is to deliver fossil-free steel to Ponsse gradually beginning in 2026. » Read More...


Spotlight: Megan Owen-Evans

The president of B.C.-owned Fibreco Export credits her tenacity when she considers how she climbed the management ladder in the world of B.C.’s export terminals. » Read More...