More details released on the CWF's 99th AGM

Canadian Woodlands Forum
March 13, 2018
By Canadian Woodlands Forum
March 13, 2018 - Deon Hamlyn, chairperson of the Logging Operations Group (LOG) invites all harvesting & silviculture contractors, forest truckers and suppliers to attend the 2018 Spring Meeting.

Program Highlights!
As a forestry contractor, the opening plenary session will focus on two primary topics that impact the way you operate and run your business; namely the ability to maintain our 'social license' and carry out forestry operaons in a sustainable manner, and the health and wellness of your employees and the impacts on your teams productivity and your bottom line!

If you are a logger, the LOG will include:
  • Lots of take-home practical tips from leading equipment manufacturers and suppliers showcasing the capabilities & benefits of their products / services in relation to machine control, data loggers and machine telematics;
  • Insights and perspectives from a forestry contractor who has been in business for over 30 + years;
  • Suggestions on how to set realistic expectations & performance measures, as well as proven techniques on coaching and motivating your crew;
  • A refresher on best pracces on handling fuel in your operaons;
  • How to transfer knowledge and experience from one generaon to another through a mentoring program.

If you operate a truck or own a fleet moving roundwood or chips from roadside to mill:
  • Updates on new technologies and best practices from leading truck and trailer manufacturers;
  • A trucking company's success in running a self-loading B-train configuration;
  • Progress on forest trucking from industry representaves in both Nova Scotia and New Brunswick;
  • A forest trucking safety session focusing on brakes, tire maintenance, risk assessment, new tools and technologies and key safety messages.

Plan to attend the 2018 Spring Meeting; the only meeting of its kind that brings forestry contractors and woodlands personnel together to focus on running safe, efficient and profitable woodlands operations.

For program details and registration, visit

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