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Soft demand drops lumber prices slightly: Madison's

Demand for solid wood products took a breather this week as buyers had their immediate needs covered ahead of the Easter holiday weekend.

Lower housing starts forecast in 2024

After reaching historically high levels in recent years, housing starts in Canada are expected to decline in 2024 before recovering in 2025 and 2026, says Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.

B.C. forest industry vital to economy, but sector shift needed: COFI

Sector change required to address declining harvests in order to maintain economic benefits, says a new economic impact study released by COFI.

Alberta eyes greater reliance on wildfire technology

What if you showed up for an Alberta wildfire and your water source was frozen over? That was just one of the many challenges crews faced last year in a long, arduous and record-breaking season.


Rotochopper’s B-66LII Horizontal Grinder: Power and Innovation Redefined

The B-66LII Horizontal Grinder is Rotochopper's latest innovation, redefining industry standards with an array of advanced features. This new model boasts updated rotor options, including a redesigned rotor, and various teeth configurations. Additionally, the upgraded electronics and control systems provide unmatched efficiency and performance. The grinder is equipped with a single pivot powerfeed, high wear infeed, and liners, plus bolt-on infeed sides for easy repair and additional configuration flexibility. With a powerful 1200hp engine at its core, the B-66LII is designed for durability and peak productivity. And of course, the B-66LII is backed with Rotochopper's renowned support and service, ensuring reliability and customer satisfaction.

Contact our sales team to learn more about the B-66LII and the new enhancements to our entire line of B-66 Horizontal Grinder models.

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Mentorship and diversity, plus CFI's new issue out now!

From the big picture overview of gender equity to the diversity in specific jobs and across regions, it’s clear that there’s still much work to be done. Also, CFI's March/April digital edition is now available! » Read More...

Elevating safety leadership

Safety leadership in sawmills isn’t just for top bosses. Let’s explore key strategies for safety support members to lead effectively from the middle, focusing on mentorship and embracing transformational leadership principles. » Read More...

Live Webinar on Forestry Impact from Insight - Use Cases for Optimization Analytics

Data analytics are a vital aid to sustainable and profitable forestry. Register for an expert-led introduction to the power of optimization modeling and its practical benefits for forest, operations, and woodland management. Join the live webinar hosted by Remsoft on March 27, 2024. Unable to attend? Register to receive the recorded webcast.

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B.C. and 'Namgis First Nation forge sustainable forestry pact

Formal engagement and negotiations are underway between ‘Namgis First Nation and B.C. on a joint decision-making agreement to support forest stewardship and sustainable forestry. » Read More...

Lake Babine Nation Forestry signs agreement with West Fraser

The Lake Babine Nation has announced that its forestry company, Lake Babine Nation Forestry Limited Partnership has signed a Joint Development Agreement with West Fraser. » Read More...

TradeUpBC boosts skills for B.C. tradespeople

Tradespeople in B.C. now have access to new and specialized training opportunities through an online hub that supports experienced trades professionals and employers. » Read More...

First Nation challenging Metis rights in court

Temagami-area First Nations say they will continue their court action to have the Ontario Métis Harvesting Agreement declared illegal with respect to their homeland, N’dakimenan. » Read More...

Indigenous title claim 'an attack on industry,' court hears

The Wolastoqey Nation's attempt to recover millions of acres of privately held woodlands in New Brunswick is "an attack on an industry," says the lawyer for Acadian Timber. » Read More...


Saskatchewan invests in women in trades

The Saskatchewan government has announced a partnership with Women Building Futures to support the Journey to Trades pre-employment program that will provide women with the skills they need to start their careers in trades and embark on apprenticeship. » Read More...


Montreal Wood Convention 2024

April 10, 2024 | Montreal, Quebec »

COFI Convention 2024

April 10, 2024 | Vancouver, B.C. »

IWPA’s 68th World of Wood Convention

April 10, 2024 | San Diego, California »

Olympic Logging Conference 2024

April 24, 2024 | Victoria, B.C. »