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Lumber demand remains unseasonably soft | Mercer buys Structurlam’s assetsMay 31, 2023Sawfilers convention merges history, present and future | A world of chaos in saw filingMay 30, 2023Wildfires proving to be a wildcard | New mapping technology improves efficiencyMay 24, 2023Provinces help Alberta fight wildfires | Lumber demand remains softMay 17, 2023Lumber demand remains soft | In-forest connectivity progressesMay 10, 2023Sinclar curtails B.C. lumber operations | Lumber prices tick up slightlyMay 3, 2023SCANNING: Tech update on scanners | Scanning advancements in the millApril 28, 2023Structurlam files for bankruptcy | Economy, futures and inflation took centre stage at MWCApril 26, 2023Lumber demand remains muted | CFI’s latest issue out now!April 19, 2023CWF Spring Meeting roundup | Soft demand brings lumber prices downApril 12, 2023Federal budget recognizes Canadian forestry leadership: FPACApril 5, 2023Canada must keep pace with U.S. policy | Silviculture by spray paintMarch 29, 2023Harvest accuracy and AI | Happy International Day of Forests!March 22, 2023OptiSaw Quebec is happening this week | Provinces invest in skilled trades programsMarch 15, 2023Happy International Women’s Day! | Ample supply brings a drop in lumber pricesMarch 8, 2023#WomenInForestry | Q&As with women working to improve the forest sectorMarch 2, 2023Domtar sells Dryden mill to First Quality | Lumber prices flatten on weak demandMarch 1, 20235 things we learned from Biomass Harvesting Week | Conifex temporarily shuts B.C. sawmillFebruary 22, 2023#BiomassHarvestingWeek | The burning question: Harvest residue managementFebruary 16, 2023Artificial Intelligence to be featured at OptiSaw | Kruger invests $30M to modernize millFebruary 15, 2023#BiomassHarvestingWeek | Chipper vs. grinder?February 14, 2023One B.C. mill reopens, others cut production | Biomass Harvesting Week is coming soonFebruary 8, 2023Frustration over US lumber duties | Registration now open for OptiSaw 2023February 1, 20232023 Lumber markets outlook | B.C. forest industry gets helpJanuary 25, 2023Cree Lumber brings sawmill back to Quebec | Canfor permanently closes pulp line in B.C.January 18, 2023Study demonstrates safety of tall wood buildings | More shutdowns in B.C.January 11, 2023Tolko extends B.C. shutdowns | Competition Bureau, Domtar reach agreementJanuary 4, 2023CFI’s year in review and top 10 stories of 2022December 28, 2022Resolute and Unifor agree to new deal on Thunder Bay sawmill | A First Nations approach to successDecember 21, 2022Mountain pine beetle continues to decline in Alberta | Is logging on steep slopes a challenge or solution?December 14, 2022Groupe Lebel to purchase N.B. sawmill | Year-end lumber markets updateDecember 7, 2022New climate change coalition in B.C. | Improving reliability of Canadian resource roadsNovember 30, 2022Transport minister introduces new bill to make supply chain stronger | Call for presenters at OptiSaw 2023November 23, 2022COFI and CFI launch seventh annual photo contest | New Brunswick invests in forestry innovation and productivityNovember 16, 2022WFP temporarily shuts Port Alberni sawmill | B.C. goes on Japan trade mission to pursue new wood marketsNovember 9, 2022Resolute stockholders vote in favour of Paper Excellence offer | N.S. provides financial support for hurricane-impacted woodlot ownersNovember 2, 2022October’s top stories: Logging emissions report ‘misleading’: FPAC | : Kalesnikoff invests, expands, inspiresOctober 31, 2022Commonwealth Plywood to restart Quebec mill | NS committee takes on social licenseOctober 26, 2022Conifex temporarily shuts operations at B.C. sawmill | N.S. provides financial support for hurricane-impacted woodlot ownersOctober 19, 2022Paper Excellence curtails paper mill indefinitely | New CFI issue out now!October 12, 2022Interfor to buy Chaleur Forest Products | Tolko aims to reopen High Prairie OSB mill next yearOctober 5, 2022Canfor to close B.C. mills for two weeks | Celebrating National Forest WeekSeptember 28, 2022September’s top stories: CFI’s Top 10 Under 40 | War in Ukraine tightens lumber markets worldwideSeptember 26, 2022Canfor to close B.C. mills for two weeks | Celebrating National Forest WeekSeptember 21, 2022Resolute stockholders vote in favour of Paper Excellence offer | N.S. provides financial support for hurricane-impacted woodlot ownersSeptember 14, 2022Tech update: Scanners and optimizers | Canada officially challenges U.S. duties on softwood lumberSeptember 7, 2022A sustainable future for forestry | WorkSafeBC changes rules around unsafe work refusalAugust 31, 2022August’s top stories: Researchers discover large infestation of hemlock pests in Ontario | Industry reacts to U.S. ruling on softwood lumber dutiesAugust 29, 2022Softwood lumber market mid-year update | New policy protects all Nova Scotia old-growth forest on Crown landAugust 24, 2022West Fraser curtails B.C. operations | N.B. lumber producers to appeal U.S. ruling on dutiesAugust 17, 2022CFI July/August issue is out now! | Reactions on the U.S. ruling on softwood lumber dutiesAugust 10, 2022Top 10 Under 40 nominations deadline is August 6 | Canfor to build new sawmill in AlabamaAugust 3, 2022BC funding gives new life to dead wood | Fed funds Mass Timber Modular System ProjectJuly 27, 2022July’s top stories: West Fraser denies recent speculation about a takeover bid | Kelowna airport expansion takes off with use of mass timberJuly 25, 20225 things we learned from this year’s Dust Safety Week | B.C.’s Teal Jones begins construction on $110M U.S. sawmillJuly 20, 2022Need to vent? Talk to an expert | Deciphering the dust hazards analysisJuly 14, 2022Don't wait for an incident to revisit your dust management programs | Equipment spotlight: Dust safety in 2022July 13, 2022It’s Dust Safety Week 2022 | Don’t wait for an incident to revisit your dust management programsJuly 12, 2022Equipment Spotlight: A grip on grapples | Forest carbon offsets: know your options and know the risksJuly 6, 2022Dust Safety Week is approaching! | Nova Scotia contractor contemplates future after 21 yearsJune 29, 2022June’s top stories: True story about hand swaging a bandsaw | Reman redefinedJune 27, 2022Checking in on San Group’s Port Alberni operation | Researchers, OEMs discuss sawmilling advancements at OptiSawJune 22, 2022Canadian residential construction rose for 7th consecutive month | Inaugural OptiLog provides glimpse into the future of loggingJune 15, 2022Kruger acquires Domtar’s Kamloops pulp mill | File Week 2022 is hereJune 8, 2022Video spotlights on the newest filing equipment | True story about hand swaging a bandsawJune 2, 2022Welcome to File Week 2022 | Sawfilers see new technology, old friends at BC Saw Filers showJune 1, 2022Welcome to File Week 2022 | Sawfilers see new technology, old friends at BC Saw Filers showMay 31, 2022May’s top stories: A good time for change: BC premier | Maritime machinesMay 30, 2022US new home sales down | Solutions for increasing mill profits nowMay 25, 2022Resolute, Unifor reach agreement covering pulp and paper mills | LOTS of opportunity for Kamloops contractorMay 18, 2022Prince Albert Pulp close to reopening | BC Saw Filers show headed back to KamloopsMay 11, 2022Interfor acquires minority interest in GreenFirst | A good time for change, claims BC premier at COFI 2022May 4, 2022Canfor eyes $130M upgrade at Arkansas mill | Reforestation with dronesApril 27, 2022April’s top stories: Forestry facts aren’t working | Green giantApril 25, 2022Poll shows Canadians increasingly support forestry | CWF Spring Meeting considers forestry’s futureApril 20, 2022Ontario invests $15M in Wawa OSB Inc | Sustainability stewardApril 13, 2022BC logging deferrals in place for 1.7M hectares | Inclusive safetyApril 6, 2022Tolko’s High Level sawmill sees major investment | COFI 2022 Convention to discuss state of the industryMarch 30, 2022March’s top stories: Ontario logger gears up | Q&A with Canfor senior VP Katy PlayerMarch 28, 2022Strong Indigenous support for forestry: poll | Ontario logger gears upMarch 23, 2022NAHB calls for US to end lumber tariffs | Disaster proof your lumber businessMarch 16, 2022Forestry products companies hit pause in Russia | #BreakTheBiasMarch 9, 2022Women in Forestry: #BreakTheBias | Walking in two worlds | Seat at the tableMarch 3, 2022Russia-Ukraine war will upset forest products trade | CFS looks at improving sector diversityMarch 2, 2022Women in Forestry: Leading fearlessly | CFS gender diversity research | Advancing the industryMarch 1, 2022February’s top stories: Inside Angelina Forest Products | Is wood products business over in BC?February 28, 2022West Fraser posts record full-year earnings in 2021 | Moving forestry forward through diversity and inclusionFebruary 23, 2022Resolute acquiring operations in Quebec | Researchers see progress trialling private LTE networksFebruary 16, 2022Is wood products business over in BC? | Inside Angelina Forest ProductsFebruary 9, 2022US to reduce tariffs on most softwood producers | Adaptive logging in BCFebruary 2, 2022January's top stories: Mid-January softwood prices rise further | 2022 lumber markets outlookJanuary 31, 2022WFP, Na̲nwaḵolas Council reach old-growth deal | First Nation-owned sawmill marks a new start for the communityJanuary 26, 2022Union-Canfor deal establishes pattern agreement | TLA 2022: Fear, frustration and an uncertain way forwardJanuary 19, 2022CFI’s 2022 lumber markets outlook | DEMO International postpones in-woods showJanuary 12, 2022Forestry’s future in the digital transformation era | Current and future trends in log lifting equipmentJanuary 5, 2022CFI’s year in review and top 10 stories of 2021December 27, 2021Canada to challenge US softwood lumber duties | TLA Convention to give BC industry the micDecember 22, 2021Forest Nova Scotia flags ‘dishonest’ claims from activists | Meet our final Top 10 Under 40 winners for 2021!December 15, 2021West Fraser tops list of global lumber producers | LP Peace Valley OSB mill presses first boardsDecember 8, 2021Record profits for NA, EU sawmills in early 2021 | BC contractor looks to break the mould with commercial thinning focusDecember 1, 2021November’s top stories: US to double softwood lumber tariffs | Why do we still log old-growth?November 29, 2021Interfor acquires EACOM Timber | Inside J.D. Irving Doaktown mill’s $35-million modernization projectNovember 24, 2021BC legislation to redistribute timber harvesting rights | Why do we still log old-growth? It’s complicatedNovember 17, 2021ILA calls for halt to BC’s ‘unbalanced approach’ to forest policy | Meet Top 10 Under 40 winner Keven-Derick Auclair SavardNovember 10, 2021Industry in uproar over BC’s deferral of old growth harvesting | Editorial: Wow… things have changedNovember 3, 2021Forestry’s future leaders: Meet Spencer Stewart – Harry Freeman & Son gets an upgradeOctober 27, 2021October’s top stories: Introducing CFI’s ninth annual Top 10 Under 40 – Inside PowerWood’s new remanufacturing facilityOctober 25, 2021Closing the gender gap: one-on-one with saw filing apprentice Sara Davies – Longer lead times for saws and steelOctober 21, 2021Forestry’s future leaders: Meet Janis Simpkins – Inside Apollo Forest Products’ filing roomOctober 20, 2021Welcome to File Week 2021! – Inside Apollo Forest Products’ filing roomOctober 19, 2021Forestry’s future leaders: Meet Thomas McCay – File Week 2021 is coming soon!October 13, 2021Introducing CFI’s ninth annual Top 10 Under 40 – Key takeaways from OptiSaw 2021October 6, 2021Inside PowerWood’s new remanufacturing facility – Ontario releases State of Ontario’s Natural Resources – Forests 2021 reportSeptember 29, 2021September’s top stories: Tolko’s Athabasca OSB mill gets an upgrade – FPInnovations works towards an autonomous log loaderSeptember 27, 2021A breakthrough towards electrification of heavy trucks – Stacking and strapping in 2021September 22, 2021FPInnovations works towards an autonomous log loader - First Nations denounce engagement process on forest policy modernizationSeptember 15, 2021Tolko’s Athabasca OSB mill gets an upgrade – BC Supreme Court to hear civil applications regarding Fairy CreekSeptember 8, 2021Demand for mass timber on the rise in Ontario – Expect mill closures if BC stops old-growth loggingSeptember 1, 2021August’s top stories: Quebec mill invests millions to modernize operations – Technology helps Alberta logger overcome challengesAugust 30, 2021Join us at OptiSaw 2021! - Indigenous communities, pulp mill partner on inclusive consultationAugust 25, 2021Technology helps Alberta logger overcome challenges – BC must endorse and commit to the First Nations Forest StrategyAugust 18, 2021Log hauler transitions to grinding residual fibre - Quebec sawmill invests millions to modernize operationsAugust 11, 2021Downie Timber invests in new equipment to meet demand - Saw filing 101: Guiding circular sawsAugust 4, 2021Communication: the missing key to effective management – Spotlight on steep slopesJuly 28, 2021July’s top stories: Monterra Lumber Mills gets an upgrade – CAMP works to address sexual assault at tree planting campsJuly 26, 2021CAMP works to address sexual harassment, assault at tree planting camps – What’s next for Northern Pulp?July 21, 2021OptiSaw 2021 welcomes presentation proposals | Equipment reliability a lifeline for improving performanceJuly 14, 2021Key takeaways from OptiLog 2021 – Forestry entrepreneurs create opportunities for Indigenous community membersJuly 7, 2021Monterra Lumber Mills gets an upgrade | Addressing the top dust system maintenance failuresJune 30, 2021June’s top stories: Forestry does not equal deforestation – BCIT, industry group launch second educational programJune 28, 2021Preventing fires and explosions among conveyance equipment – The importance of blast zonesJune 24, 2021Welcome to Dust Safety Week 2021! | Nominations now open for CFI’s Top 10 Under 40June 23, 2021Dust Safety Week 2021 is coming soon | Veneer facility sees benefits of new equipmentJune 22, 2021Dust Safety Week 2021 is coming soon | Veneer facility sees benefits of new equipmentJune 16, 2021Getting the most from your business with the right succession plan | BCIT, industry group launch Business of Sawmilling courseJune 9, 2021NFMC launches pilot project to address driver shortage – Interfor acquires four US sawmillsJune 2, 2021May’s top stories: US Dept. of Commerce seeks to double softwood lumber duty | Inside Element5’s new mass timber facilityMay 31, 2021US seeks to double softwood lumber duty – OptiLog agenda is now live!May 26, 2021BC mill sees success using dry wood | VETS Group marks 100-year anniversaryMay 19, 2021Inside Element5’s new mass timber facility | Key takeaways from the CWF 2021 Spring MeetingMay 12, 2021Update on forest certification in Canada | 2021 kiln showcaseMay 5, 2021An inside look at SFI’s new Urban & Community Forest Sustainability Standard | Why we should embrace forestry’s climate change solutionsApril 28, 2021April’s top stories: COFI 2021: BC forest industry needs to be more resilient | Woodtone Specialties looks to meet demand for value-added productsApril 26, 2021COFI 2021: BC forest industry a ‘bright light,’ but needs to be more resilient | Vollmer helps saw sharpening business operate through pandemicApril 21, 2021BC’s forest industry contributed $13B in GDP in 2019 - Tech update on planersApril 14, 2021Woodtone Specialties looks to meet demand for value-added products – MWC 2021 speakers say no relief in sight for tight lumber supplyApril 7, 2021An inside look at what it’s like to be a hand faller – Tolko, First Nations to form limited partnershipMarch 31, 2021March’s top stories: Quebec entrepreneurs work together to seize opportunities – Contractors ‘really suffered’ following Northern Pulp’s closureMarch 29, 2021One year after Northern Pulp’s closure, contractors ‘really suffered’ | 2021’s saw of choiceMarch 24, 2021Women in Forestry Virtual Summit calls for culture shift | Industry veteran leads the charge to upgrade Ontario millMarch 17, 2021Carol Walker on fostering diversity & inclusion in forestry | The impact of technology on loggers’ operationsMarch 10, 2021#ChooseToChallenge: taking action to increase gender representation | Saw manufacturer meets increased demandMarch 3, 2021An in-depth look at the 2021 North American lumber market | The ultimate guide to lumber moisture controlFebruary 24, 2021February’s top stories: Winners of COFI & CFI’s 5th annual forestry photo contest | Coming soon: the Women in Forestry Virtual Summit!February 22, 2021Quebec mill sees benefits switching to electric system | How to increase insurance value while reducing costsFebruary 17, 2021Winners of CFI and COFI’s 5th annual photo contest | The latest forwarders on the marketFebruary 10, 2021Join us for the Women in Forestry Virtual Summit! | A look at the latest forwarders on the marketFebruary 3, 2021All BC communities are forestry communities | Saw Filing 101: It’s all about the toothJanuary 27, 2021January’s top stories: Inside Kalesnikoff’s $35M mass timber facility | First Nations-owned company looks to build capacityJanuary 25, 2021BC logger boosts productivity with new Tigercat gear | Inside forestry’s new gender equity online hubJanuary 20, 2021B.C. hand faller advocates for improved training | New microsite promotes gender equity and diversityJanuary 13, 2021Inside Kalesnikoff’s $35M mass timber facility | First Nations-owned company looks to build capacityJanuary 6, 2021Top 10 CFI stories of 2020 | Regional view: Atlantic CanadaDecember 23, 2020December’s top stories: Chris Duncan on the importance of succession planning | BC logger rehabilitates fire-damaged standsDecember 21, 2020Contractor Survey: Quebec & Ontario | Norbord to resume production at Chambord millDecember 16, 2020B.C. Interior loggers face mounting difficulties | Meet TJ MattsonDecember 9, 2020The importance of succession planning | Forestry’s rising stars: Meet Adam HodgsonDecember 2, 2020November’s top stories: BC Coast loggers see improvements, but challenges remain | Inside Ben Hokum & Son’s upgraded sawmillNovember 30, 2020Ben Hokum & Son bets big on optimization | Meet Jonathan SimardNovember 25, 2020COFI, CFI launch fifth annual photo contest | Meet Brett EricksonNovember 18, 2020Survey snippet 14: the impact of COVID-19 | Meet Kim LefebvreNovember 11, 2020Forestry’s rising stars: Meet Jon Carey | Creating a space where employees feel safe, valued and respectedNovember 4, 2020The CFI Podcast: Kalesnikoff’s entrance into mass timber – Forestry’s rising stars: Meet Andrew OliverOctober 28, 2020October’s top stories: Introducing the 2020 Top 10 Under 40 – OptiSaw presents the latest technologies, solutionsOctober 26, 2020ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: OptiSaw 2020 presents the latest technologies – Tech update on scanners and optimizersOctober 23, 2020Forestry’s rising stars: Meet Derek Broome | A look at Canadian contractors’ succession plansOctober 21, 2020Forestry’s rising stars: Meet Christine Leduc | Contractor Survey finds logging workforce is growing olderOctober 14, 2020Introducing CFI’s eighth annual Top 10 Under 40 | Contractor Survey: loggers update their fleetscficfiOctober 7, 2020U.S. appeals WTO’s softwood lumber ruling | Contractors downsize their fleetsSeptember 30, 2020September’s Top Stories: BC log hauler paves the way for women in the industry | Global Softwood Log and Lumber Conference 2020 takeawaysSeptember 28, 2020MULCHERS: Spotlight on mulching and brushcutting attachments | Seppi launches Miniforst clSeptember 25, 2020Kate Lindsay on promoting sustainable forestry | B.C. announces changes to MFPRSeptember 23, 2020Operating costs keep climbing | OptiSaw 2020 is going virtual!September 16, 2020Operator benefits decline | BC log hauler paves the way for women in the industrySeptember 9, 2020Operators’ earnings on the rise | Millar Western marks 100 years with $36M upgradeSeptember 2, 2020August’s Top Stories: Cam Brown on the uses and benefits of LiDAR | Understanding Canada’s changing certification landscapeAugust 31, 2020Understanding the benefits and uses of LiDAR | WTO rules in Canada’s favour on softwood lumber dutiesAugust 26, 2020Survey snippet 2: Profit expectations drop | Protecting workers during a pandemicAugust 19, 2020Survey snippet 1: Logging rate increases vary | FPAC offers federal government helpAugust 12, 2020A look at Alkali Resource Management (ARM) forest company | Weiler Forestry looks to expand in CanadaAugust 5, 2020The CFI Podcast discusses forest certification | N.S. opposes Northern Pulp $50M loanJuly 29, 2020July’s top stories: NRCan invests in forestry’s economic recovery | LAST CALL for Top 10 Under 40 nominationsJuly 27, 2020B.C. commits $8.5M for caribou habitat restoration – Inside Matériaux Blanchet’s upgraded planer millJuly 22, 2020Canada invests $30M for COVID-19 forestry needs | TLA 2021 cancelled due to COVID-19July 15, 2020Canada investing in forestry’s economic recovery | COVID-19 contributes to Quebec’s worst forest firesJuly 8, 2020The CFI Podcast explores wildfire response and research | Nominations now open for CFI’s Top 10 Under 40!July 2, 2020June’s top picks: CFI’s Top 10 Under 40 nominations open – B.C. sees first new sawmill in 15 yearsJune 29, 2020Are explosion isolation flap valves safe? | A look at the latest dust collection and suppression equipmentJune 25, 2020Welcome to Dust Safety Week 2020 | N.S. forestry transition team outlines new planJune 24, 2020Dust Safety Week 2020 is here! – The first step to controlling combustible dust hazardsJune 23, 2020MASS TIMBER: BC looks to mass timber to drive economic growth – Mass timber suppliers see surging salesJune 19, 2020N.L. gov invests $.9.6 million in forestry | B.C. gov postpones MFPRJune 17, 2020Dust Safety Week is coming | Feds say no to Mosaic & USW’s requestJune 10, 2020Global lumber trade up in March 2020 | Vancouver approves 12-story mass timber buildingsJune 3, 2020How to attract younger workers to forestry | NAFTA upholds U.S. softwood lumber ‘injury’ complaintMay 27, 2020May’s top stories: BC defers stumpage fees for three months | Q&A with Jason Krips, AFPA’s new president and CEOMay 25, 2020DRYING: Spotlight on kilns | The role of continuous dry kilnsMay 22, 2020Q&A with AFPA president and CEO Jason Krips | N.S. issues order to govern Northern Pulp shutdownMay 20, 20205 takeaways from File Week 2020 | The benefits of smart technology and pitch removalMay 13, 2020Tips and tricks to achieve saw filing success | A training curriculum for sawfilersMay 7, 2020File Week 2020 kicks off! | BC defers stumpage fees to support forest companiesMay 6, 2020Welcome to File Week 2020! – Finding the next generation of sawfilersMay 5, 2020File Week 2020 is coming your way | CFI Podcast episode on COVID-19 work safetyApril 29, 2020April’s top stories: Wage subsidy program needs flexibility for forestry | Calling all contractors: keep the conversation goingApril 27, 2020Forwarder focus | Forwarder helps BC logger find success commercial thinningApril 24, 2020Canadian Bioeconomy Conference postponed | Q&A with Tolko Industries’ vice-president Tanya WickApril 22, 2020New dates for OptiSaw East and West | Quebec logger finds niche in commercial thinningApril 15, 2020Forestry recognized as essential to Canadians | Inside San Group’s Port Alberni millsApril 8, 2020Forestry businesses remain open across Canada with ‘essential’ designation | COVID-19April 1, 2020March’s top stories: Lumber producers cut production | Experts expect markets to ‘bounce back’March 30, 2020FPAC urges feds to recognize forestry as essential | Inside LaSalle LumberMarch 25, 2020Huu-ay-aht buys $36.2M stake in WFP | Women in Wood reflect on five yearsMarch 18, 2020West Fraser chooses solar power | EACOM completes dashboard analytics projectMarch 11, 2020BC approves Vavenby tenure transfer | Introducing CFI’s Women in Forestry project!March 4, 2020BC caribou agreement erodes working forest | Apollo Forest Products marks milestoneFebruary 26, 2020February’s top stories: USW, WFP agreement ends strike | ForestNS AGM stirs up emotionsFebruary 24, 2020SCANNERS AND OPTIMIZERS: Spotlight on scanning and optimization tech | Tolko Armstrong modernizesFebruary 21, 2020WFP, union ratify agreement | Emotions run high at ForestNS AGMFebruary 19, 2020WFP, USW reach tentative collective agreement - Bioeconomy leaders to converge in JuneFebruary 12, 2020Ruling lowers softwood lumber duty | TLA conference highlights forks in roadFebruary 5, 2020US housing starts to grow in 2020 | The CFI Podcast is here! January 29, 2020January’s top stories: 2020 global lumber markets outlook – Introducing The CFI Podcast!January 27, 2020BC offers $5M to strike-impacted loggers | Introducing The CFI Podcast!January 22, 2020Canada’s coasts grappling with future of forestry | Paper Excellence sets the record straightJanuary 15, 2020Resolute acquiring Conifex US mills | 2020 global lumber markets outlookJanuary 8, 2020Top 10 editor’s picks for 2019December 30, 2019Canfor shareholders vote no to Great Pacific deal | Spotlight on kiln technologyDecember 18, 2019Russia surpasses Canada’s lumber exports | Structurlam expands to USDecember 11, 2019Mill explosions report suggest more independence | Next-gen leaders: Meet Bruno PerronDecember 4, 2019CN rail strike ends | Next-gen leaders: Meet Andrew BettsNovember 27, 2019November’s top stories: Mass timber sales surge | WFP-union negotiations break downNovember 25, 2019WFP-union talks break down | Groupe Lebel invests $8M in Price sawmillNovember 20, 2019Mass timber suppliers see surging sales | Meet Trevor ReidNovember 13, 2019Canada housing starts to stabilize | VIDEO: Inside Little John EnterprisesNovember 6, 2019Canfor agrees to go private | Meet Top 10 Under 40 winner Mike PennerOctober 30, 2019October’s top stories: Top 10 Under 40 announced | Webinar highlights mass timber growthOctober 28, 2019STEEP SLOPE MACHINES: Winch-assist best practices | Spotlight on steep slope solutionsOctober 25, 2019Meet Jessica Rempel | Father-son team offers low-impact loggingOctober 23, 2019Webinar highlights demand for mass timber | Meet Zac WagmanOctober 16, 2019Meet Ian Dunn | Logger turns to Waratah for new machineOctober 9, 2019Meet Krystle Seed | Canada needs a tree planting strategyOctober 2, 2019September’s top stories: 2019’s Top 10 Under 40 | BC commits $69M to forest sectorSeptember 30, 2019Meet the 7th annual Top 10 Under 40 | Inside EACOM TimminsSeptember 25, 2019SCANNERS AND OPTIMIZERS: The latest scanners and optimizers – Tolko Armstrong modernizes its operationsSeptember 20, 2019BC pledges $69M to help forestry workers | Truck platooning progressesSeptember 18, 2019Mass timber webinar | Ontario funding forestry trainingSeptember 11, 2019Canfor further curtails BC mills | Tips for conveying woody biomassSeptember 4, 2019Skills to boost leadership | Leading in forest certificationAugust 28, 2019August’s top picks: Tolko High Prairie makes a comeback | Inside North NovaAugust 26, 2019BC aims to lead in mass timber | Focus on forwardersAugust 21, 2019Inside North Nova - Peace River Logging meets challenges head-onAugust 14, 2019Tolko High Prairie makes a comeback | The impact of downtime at a planer millAugust 7, 2019A contractor’s guide to ELDs | Delco installs continuous kilnJuly 31, 2019July’s top picks: Feds invest $24M in forestry associations | Global Softwood Log & Lumber Conference highlightsJuly 29, 2019Feedback invited on new approach to Interior forestry | Canfor shuts down Mackenzie millJuly 24, 2019New fee for exported logs | Wood fibre costs for pulp manufacturers upJuly 17, 2019Inside C&C Wood Products | Global softwood lumber market outlookJuly 10, 2019Takeaways from Dust Safety Week | Advancing leadership skillsJuly 3, 2019Explosion suppression case studies | Controls to prevent dust explosionsJune 27, 2019Dust Safety Week is here! | EACOM’s Nairn Centre sees paybackJune 26, 2019Welcome to Dust Safety Week 2019! | Takeaways from the Wood Products Safety SummitJune 25, 2019August’s top picks: Tolko High Prairie makes a comeback | Inside North NovaJune 24, 2019OptiSaw: how to do more with less | Safety best practicesJune 19, 2019OptiSaw: how to do more with less | Safety best practicesJune 19, 2019Leveraging the workforce - Zavisha Sawmills finds the right fitJune 12, 2019Inside Apollo Forest Products - Dust Safety Week is approaching!June 5, 2019The viability of commercial thinning | Join your peers at OptiSaw!May 29, 2019May’s top stories: Top 10 Under 40 nominations open | Inside Gilbert Smith Forest Products’ millMay 27, 2019Wildfire closes Alberta mills | Rob Keen on axed tree-planting programMay 22, 2019Addressing safety | Nominations for Top 10 Under 40 openMay 15, 2019Inside Gilbert Smith Forest Products' mill | Integrating AIMay 8, 20195 things we learned during File Week 2019May 3, 2019A sawfiler’s journey | Inside Weyerhaeuser’s Drayton Valley filing roomMay 2, 2019File Week 2019 kicks off | Inside Tolko High Prairie's OSB millMay 1, 2019Welcome to File Week 2019! | Automation key at BC Saw Filers ConventionApril 30, 2019April’s top picks: Takeways from COFI 2019 | CWF celebrates 100th anniversaryApril 29, 2019Inside Zavisha Sawmills | Optimizing kilnsApril 24, 2019CWF marks 100 years of advocacy | Applying robotic solutions to the millApril 17, 2019Online saw monitoring | COFI speakers present mixed forecastApril 10, 2019OptiSaw agenda announced | Inside Tolko Armstrong's modernization projectApril 3, 2019Blog: women in the workplace | Labour shortage dominates MWCMarch 27, 2019March’s top picks: BC approves 12 storey wood buildings | Learning from women in forestryMarch 25, 2019OptiSaw opens registration | BC approves 12-storey wood buildingsMarch 20, 2019LOGGING ATTACHMENTS: Focus on grapples – Logger invests in new techMarch 15, 2019Diversity in action - New Brunswick mill improves productivityMarch 13, 2019Celebrating women in the forest industry | 10 stories of challenges and successMarch 8, 2019Learning from women in forestry | Inside OFIA's 76th annual meetingMarch 6, 2019CTKC crowns 2019 winner | Ontario needs more treesFebruary 27, 2019February’s top stories: Photo contest winners revealed – Inside Structurlam’s expanded operationsFebruary 25, 2019Forestry photo contest winners revealed | Comox Valley Firewood finds its nicheFebruary 20, 2019FPAC highlights women in the workforce – Inside Structurlam’s mass timber ops February 13, 2019DHSP marks 5,000th swing machine | 2019 Indigenous Business Leadership Award launchedFebruary 6, 2019Managing resource roads | Upclassing Nova Scotia's road networkJanuary 30, 2019January’s top stories: 2019 lumber market outlook | Women in Wood breaking barriersJanuary 28, 2019A look at the 2019 COFI Convention | Women in Wood break barriersJanuary 23, 2019New year, new website | 2019 lumber outlookJanuary 16, 2019OptiSaw: call for presentations | Carrier provides custom solutionsJanuary 9, 2019Top 10 stories of 2018 – A look at Heideman & Sons’ $17M upgradeJanuary 2, 2019Top 10 editor’s picks for 2018December 28, 2018Full CFI Contractor Survey now available | Reaching steeper slopesDecember 19, 2018Contractor Survey: Atlantic Canada | RGM Holdings bridges east and westDecember 12, 2018Survey snippet 14 | OptiSaw East showcases latest techDecember 5, 2018Survey snippet 13 | Contractor Survey: QuebecNovember 28, 2018November’s top stories: Inside Lavern Heideman & Sons’ expanded mill - Canfor expands overseasNovember 26, 2018HARVESTING HEADS: Newest feller bunchers in Canada - Harvester lowers logger’s fuel consumptionNovember 23, 2018Canfor expands overseas | Contractor Survey: BC InteriorNovember 21, 2018Inside Heideman & Sons’ upgraded mill | Survey snippet 12November 14, 2018Smart sawmilling | 2018 Contractor SurveyNovember 7, 2018Survey Snippet 10 | Video: Inside Tolko ArmstrongOctober 31, 2018October’s top stories: Top 10 Under 40 | Driving success in KamloopsOctober 29, 2018HAULING AND TRANSPORT: 2018 Truck King Challenge | Driving success by prioritizing driversOctober 26, 2018Survey snippet 9 | TP&EE 2018: automation and IoTOctober 24, 2018HAULING AND TRANSPORT: 2018 Truck King Challenge | Driving success by prioritizing driversOctober 19, 2018Survey snippet 8 | Inside Idaho Forest Group's Lewiston sawmillOctober 17, 2018Survey snippet 7 | Meet our Top 10 Under 40October 10, 2018OptiSaw brings theory to reality | Ledwidge Lumber celebrates 75 yearsOctober 3, 2018LOGGING SAFETY: Burnt timber risks | Working alone in the woodsSeptember 28, 2018Survey snippet 6 | New mass timber planerSeptember 26, 2018First Nation forestry funding | John Deere site visitSeptember 24, 2018John Deere launches L-II series | Operator earnings varySeptember 19, 2018Ponsse expands factory | Survey snippet 3September 12, 2018Survey snippets | Most dangerous jobsAugust 29, 2018August’s top stories: Tree science | Aerial advantageAugust 27, 2018Integrated op | OptiSaw East previewAugust 22, 2018ENGINEERED WOOD PRODUCTS: Coastal innovation – Building LSLAugust 17, 2018Better trees by design – Smart digital strategiesAugust 15, 2018Maibec selling two lumber sawmills | Forestry summer studentsAugust 8, 2018How one mill owner inspired the engineering of a new machineAugust 1, 2018July’s top stories: Opinion and science | Conifex acquisitionJuly 30, 2018Send in your OptiSaw East presentation proposals!July 25, 2018LOGGING ATTACHMENTS: Investing in success | Spotlight on attachmentsJuly 20, 2018Energy efficient building | Logger fire perspectiveJuly 18, 2018Lumber market running hot: Record prices lead to huge earnings for North American millsJuly 11, 2018Are contractors doing enough to attract capital?July 4, 2018Safety through sharing | Canadian contractor surveyJune 27, 2018Respecting the land | Revisiting tenureJune 25, 2018Preventing a dust collector inlet explosion | Collaboration for safetyJune 21, 2018Lessons from close calls | Preventing an explosionJune 20, 2018Welcome to Dust Safety Week! | Learning from close callsJune 18, 2018SAWMILL SAFETY: Trial by fire – Dust controlJune 15, 2018OptiSaw 2018 coverage | Dust Safety WeekJune 13, 2018Bioeconomy conference opens today | Building for the next genJune 6, 2018ON natural resources game plan | New logger tech toolMay 30, 2018May’s top stories: Breaking the glass ceiling | Addressing forestry labour shortfallMay 28, 2018Contractor review next steps | World’s largest protected boreal forestMay 23, 2018SCANNING & OPTIMIZATION: Recovery culture | Tech updateMay 18, 2018Logging contractor survey | Improve manufacturing efficiencyMay 16, 20185 things we learned during File Week 2018May 4, 2018OptiSaw participation grows | Resolute invests in La DoréMay 2, 2018Welcome to File Week! – Continuous learning at the BC Saw Filers conventionApril 30, 2018April’s top stories: Exclusive BC tour – Top 10 lumber producersApril 27, 2018Pellet plant construction | Canadian Bioeconomy ConferenceApril 25, 2018CHIPPING & GRINDING: Chipping lifeline – Equipment spotlightApril 20, 2018COFI speakers urge co-operation | Inside Nechako Lumber, Premium PelletApril 11, 2018Recovery culture | Drying decisionsApril 4, 2018Coastal innovation – Logger businessMarch 28, 2018March’s top stories: Montreal Wood coverage and exclusive mill toursMarch 26, 2018STEEP SLOPES: showcasing steep solutions - the evolution of steep slope harvestingMarch 16, 2018Production success | Facility conversionMarch 14, 2018Building with wood | Optimizing machine maintenanceMarch 7, 2018Love of logging | Investing in successFebruary 28, 2018February’s top stories: Funding to help First Nation-owned sawmill and mountain pine beetle infestationFebruary 26, 2018DRYING: Eastern Canada’s first continuous kiln | Canadian lumber kiln showcaseFebruary 23, 2018Northland strong | Forestry 4.0February 21, 2018Canadian Bioeconomy Conference | Citizen detectives uniteFebruary 14, 2018WorkSafeBC highlights safety during avalanche seasonFebruary 7, 2018An inside look at two of 2018’s most anticipated eventsJanuary 31, 2018January’s top stories: Mass timber approval in high-rise | 2018 Lumber OutlookJanuary 29, 2018TLA 2018 coverage | Death of a saw salesman?January 24, 2018Substance abuse in sawmills | Meet forestry star Ali ZareiJanuary 17, 20182018 Lumber Outlook | Canada stands strong against US dutiesJanuary 10, 2018Meet forestry star Sean Dinsmore – Global sawlog price trendsJanuary 3, 2018Top 10 Canadian Forest Industries stories of 2017December 27, 2017Forestry stars continue | Fornebu Lumber sawmill tourDecember 20, 2017US Trade Commission sides with US lumber producers | Meet young forestry star Tyler BackerDecember 13, 2017Logging’s three musketeers | Cottage country timberDecember 6, 2017Saunas and sawmills – Meet forestry star Daniel MainNovember 29, 2017Top October stories: Softwood duties finalized – EACOM's newest additionNovember 27, 2017EACOM adds continuous kiln – CFI’s young forestry starsNovember 22, 2017Meet Canada’s young forestry stars – Softwood lumber’s economic impactsNovember 15, 2017‘Troubling’ softwood duties, building LSL in Kenora, next steps for softwoodNovember 8, 2017Lumber war woes, NRCan forests report, new sawmill residue marketsNovember 1, 2017Top October stories: Top 10 Under 40 – Sawmill safari – Photo contest winnersOctober 30, 2017Top 10 winners | Photo contest results | Generations in forestryOctober 25, 2017Resolute’s lawsuit battle | Solifor invests $36M | Weyerhaeuser redeems Twin Creeks ownershipOctober 18, 2017Mass timber program launches – New Tigercat president – John Lewis conquers new marketsOctober 11, 2017European sawmill safari | Hurricane Harvey relief | Coal controversyOctober 4, 2017National Forest Week | Ponsse and Epec | Lumber industry woesSeptember 27, 2017Top September stories: Defending Canadian producers | Feller buncher frenzy | Logger calls it quitsSeptember 25, 2017Forestry technologies fund – forest ministers defend – increasing SL demandSeptember 20, 2017Logger calls it quits – FPAC spotlights caribou – EACOM installs continuous kilnSeptember 13, 2017NAHB presses for SLA – ON fund supports green tech – Spotlight on feller bunchersSeptember 6, 2017US countervailing duties expire – Toromont buys Hewitt – Structurlam earns SFIAugust 30, 2017Top June stories: West Fraser adds 7 mills – Teal-Jones keeps fibre flowing – Inside Ignace sawmillAugust 28, 2017U.S. housing starts fall – Canfor awards top contractor – Last day for photo contest!August 23, 2017Fire damages reman facility – Teal-Jones keeps fibre flowing – One more week for photo contest!August 16, 2017Ottawa opens caribou consultations | Logging the Sea to Sky | Scanners and optimizersAugust 9, 2017West Fraser grows | Tolko upgrades OSB line | Photo contest shows communityAugust 2, 2017Top July stories: U.S. duty impact | Photo contest opens | Mills suspend operationsJuly 31, 2017Tembec shareholders cooperate | forestry photo contest | Tolko reduces operationsJuly 26, 2017ON forestry jobs in jeopardy | Impact of U.S. duties | Photo contest opensJuly 19, 2017Weston Forest acquires US assets – EDC invests in BID – Wildfires forces mill closuresJuly 12, 2017Defending against tariffs | Winch system speeds production | BID closes on investmentJuly 5, 2017Combustible dust initiative – Wood fibre storage – Pinnacle and Tolko partnerJune 29, 2017Subject: U.S. imposes anti-dumping duties | Top 10 Under 40 | World premiers at Elmia WoodJune 28, 2017$870M in softwood aid | Subcontractor shares story | Resolute builds returnsJune 26, 2017$870M in softwood aid | Subcontractor shares story | Resolute builds returnsJune 26, 2017Unifor rallies for SLA | Dust Safety Week! | Feds fund low-carbon economyJune 21, 2017Canadian lumber headed to China | Carbon tax questions? | The best of Elmia WoodJune 14, 2017$870M in softwood aid | CNRE 2017 recap | Top 10 Under 40June 7, 2017Forestry leader outlooks | keeping Tembec Canadian | federal carbon tax impactMay 31, 2017Top May stories: Positive market views – women in wood – keeping Canadian rootsMay 29, 2017Logging for generations | laser-based wood processing | new transport legislationMay 24, 2017Women in Wood – Building homes with Ontario wood – Ottawa wants exemptionsMay 17, 2017Softwood duty optimism | exciting harvesting experiment | prioritizing workplace safetyMay 10, 2017New filing technologies – bandsaw upgrades – measuring saw blades with camerasMay 4, 2017Welcome to File Week – CFI’s Top 10 Under 40 – Softwood dispute boosts forestry share prices?May 3, 2017Welcome to File Week 2017!May 1, 2017Top April stories: Trump threatens taxes – Fatal logging train accident – File Week 2017April 28, 2017U.S. slams Canada | Logging train accident kills three | Forest sector will fight April 26, 2017Avoid gear obsolescence | Preparing for File Week 2017 | Major softwood announcementApril 19, 2017COFI draws crowd | OptiSaw coming soon | Sawmill fire updateApril 12, 2017Lessons from Europe | Montreal Wood coverage | Tower of timber in B.C.April 5, 2017Split detection case study | Come to OptiSaw 2017 | B.C. funding job trainingMarch 29, 2017Top March stories: Softwood task force | 2017 Lumber Outlook | Photo contest winnersMarch 27, 2017Auto grading in the sawmill | Partnering up for safety | ON and QUE not ready for lumber dutiesMarch 22, 2017Ontario forestry’s strength – Resolute suing Greenpeace – Mayors sign forest agreementMarch 8, 2017Top February stories: Softwood task force – 2017 Lumber Outlook – Photo contest winnersFebruary 27, 2017Drone Zone at Elmia – Planer pellets – B.C. invests $150MFebruary 22, 2017Photo contest winners | 2017 Lumber Outlook | N.S. lumber company soldFebruary 15, 2017Going all-electric | A dangerous week | OptiSaw West proposalsFebruary 8, 2017Top January stories: Softwood import ruling | FPAC Q&A – EACOM invests $13MJanuary 30, 2017COFI 2017 details | Contractor sustainability review | $13M sawmill investmentJanuary 25, 2017U.S. trade rulling unfounded | Prevent high-pressure injuries | Seed bank turns 50January 11, 2017U.S. launches duty investigations | Inside Atikokan sawmill | Hemlock-bamboo CLTJanuary 4, 2017Kris Heideman exclusive – Merritt plant update – Montreal Wood ConventionDecember 21, 2016Top December stories: Evergreen contracts | No lumber export growth | Quebec lumber supportDecember 19, 2016Photo contest | CFI on LinkedIn | Sawmill shootingDecember 7, 2016Photo contest | U.S./Canada relations | Mill automationNovember 30, 2016Top November stories: Softwood lumber and Trump | CFI logger survey | Photo contestNovember 28, 2016Photo contest | Softwood storm | Suspicious sawmill fireNovember 23, 2016CFI survey results | Softwood lumber future uncertain | Photo contestNovember 16, 2016Survival specialists | Peterson turns 35 | Domino falling led to logger deathNovember 15, 2016Survival specialists | Peterson turns 35 | Domino falling led to logger deathNovember 9, 2016Survival specialists | Peterson turns 35 | Domino falling led to logger deathNovember 2, 2016Top October stories: Top 10 Under 40 | Mill relations breakdown? | Photo contestOctober 31, 2016Better than what? | Repercussions from SLA expiry | Scanning optionsOctober 26, 2016Mill relations breakdown? | Softwood lumber fight | Two weeks until OptiSaw!October 19, 2016Mill competition for fibre | Canadians losing on SLA – DEMO 2016September 21, 2016Logger perks | B.C. invests in lumber | Quebec loggers youngerSeptember 14, 2016Planning for takeover | B.C. invests in lumber | Quebec loggers youngerSeptember 7, 2016Logging’s next gen | Wood value declines | Ottawa looks at clean techAugust 31, 2016Top August stories: Gear costs up – Softwood dispute – The Pas mill closingAugust 29, 2016Contractors share views | Teal Jones optimizes | COFI photo contestAugust 25, 2016Fleet replacement plans | Canada, U.S. far from SLA deal | Tolko closes The Pas facilitiesAugust 24, 2016Fleet sizes across the county | Logging truck rollover | Lumber prices upAugust 17, 2016Working hard? | Softwood chip prices spike | Conifex invests in B.C. millsAugust 10, 2016Gear costs soaring? | Resource hiring boom | Chipper injuryAugust 3, 2016BC leads logger benefits | Leach dies | Reducing hauling risk July 27, 2016Machine operator earnings | Top 10 Under 40 | Laurentian Forestry Centre fundingJuly 20, 2016Changing profit picture? | OptiSaw in Montreal | Global timber updateJuly 13, 2016Logging profits | Softwood lumber talks | Fatal mill accidentJuly 6, 2016LAST CALL for dust webinar | Fair contractor profit | Softwood lumber talksJune 29, 2016Resolute and Stand spar | Canadian jobs at risk | Logging rate increasesJune 27, 2016Logging rates uneven | Duz Cho opens cant mill | Top 10 Under 40June 22, 2016Optimizing sawmill operations | Ontario’s bright future? | Resolute disputeJune 15, 2016OptiSaw 70% sold out! | More support for Fort Mac | Top 10 Under 40June 1, 2016Top 10 Under 40! | Scanning and optimization trendsMay 28, 2016LAST CALL for dust webinar! | Carrot River optimized | Scanning and optimization trendsMay 25, 2016Carrot River’s $25M upgrade | Future of automation | Dust mitigationMay 20, 2016Future of automation | New Brunswick sued | Dust mitigationMay 18, 2016Dust mitigation | Optimizing drying process | Saw filing innovationMay 7, 2016Logging fatality | Data-driven sawmilling! | Repairing EEMsApril 30, 2016Wildfire 10-year high | Contractor survey sneak peek! | Conifex power plantApril 23, 2016Wildfire 10-year high | Contractor survey sneak peek! | Conifex power plantApril 20, 2016Loggers surveyed | B.C. mills compete? | New beetle threatApril 16, 2016Canadian logging | B.C. forest sector | Spruce BeetleApril 13, 2016New free lumber trade coalition | Merritt AAC cut | WFP and TLA updateApril 6, 2016