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January 17, 2018
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Canada files WTO complaint over US trade practices

On Dec. 20, 2017 Canada filed a WTO complaint against the United States concerning its trade practices that Canada says violate international trade law.


Canada ‘deeply disappointed’ by US groundwood paper duty

The U.S. Department of Commerce slapped on preliminary countervailing duties up to 9.93 per cent on Jan. 9 for uncoated groundwood paper (newsprint) imported from Canada.


Tolko Woodlands certified to SFI Standards

Tolko Industries says Tolko Woodlands has officially received SFI Sustainable Forest Management and Fibre Sourcing certifications after months of hard work, replacing any current CSA certification it holds.
 
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Substance abuse top health and safety risk at sawmills

Like a wisp of smoke, a waft of alcohol, or a tiny pill, it’s difficult to measure the exact size of the problem of substance abuse in the workplace, but a group of sawmill industry experts has placed the issue firmly at the top of their safety agenda, Workplace Safety North writes. » Read more...
 
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Young forestry stars: Meet Ali Zarei

Leading up to our final week, we introduce readers to Ali Zarei – controller and corporate secretary at Richmond Plywood Corporation Ltd., in Richmond, B.C. » Read more...
 
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Carbotech expands with new office in Québec City

To handle growing business volumes, Carbotech has opened a new office on Québec City’s south shore. » Read more...

Who will take over? Three questions to ask before you start a transition plan

Nearly a quarter of logging contractors plan to simply sell their gear at the auction, while 32 per cent admit they have no plan at all on how they will exit their business. » Read more...
 
 
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BC Natural Resources Forum

January 16-18, 2018
Location: Prince George, B.C.
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Truck Loggers Association Convention & Trade Show

January 17-19, 2018
Location: Victoria, B.C.
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Mapping the Course Conference 2018

January 25-28, 2018
Location: Vancouver, Wash.
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PaperWeek Canada 2018

February 5-8, 2018
Location: Montreal, Canada
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