Continental receives award for Solo Trailer TPMS

Technology giant Continental, one of the largest automotive suppliers and tire manufacturers in the world, has been awarded for its ContiPressureCheck® Solo trailer TPMS product, which was selected as one of the 2019 Heavy Duty Trucking Top 20 products. The stand-alone tire pressure monitoring system for trailers notifies the driver...

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2019 COFI Convention early bird pricing ends March 1st

The upcoming 2019 COFI Convention in Vancouver will feature: David MacNaughton, Canada’s Ambassador to the United States Robert Johnston, Executive Advisor and Managing Director, Global Energy & Natural Resources, Eurasia Group based in Washington, DC The importance of reconciliation with Indigenous groups, and the role of the forest industry Jock...

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  • Resolute ‘legal letter’ prompts Fort Frances town council to defer resolution

    FORT FRANCES, ON — A letter from Resolute Forest Products late Monday derailed consideration by Fort Frances town council of a resolution concerning the company’s idled paper mill. Councillor Douglas Judson had prepared a resolution critical of Resolute’s handling of the disposition of the mill, saying its “prior representations of any intent...

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  • Western Forest Products Announces Board of Directors Leadership Transition

    VANCOUVER, BC, GLOBE NEWSWIRE — Western Forest Products Inc. has announced the implementation of its planned Board of Directors leadership transition, including changes to Chair roles of the Board, Audit Committee and Environmental, Health and Safety Committee. Michael Waites has been appointed as Chair of the Board and has concurrently...

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  • West Fraser Announces Fourth Quarter Results

    VANCOUVER, CNW — West Fraser has reported results for the fourth quarter and full year of 2018.  Ted Seraphim, CEO of West Fraser stated, “The fourth quarter was challenging on a number of fronts including soft lumber markets, difficult weather conditions in the U.S. South, production curtailments in British Columbia as well...

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  • Impairment top health and safety risk in Ontario sawmills

    One of the benefits of the legalization of cannabis in Canada is that companies are taking a closer look at their health and safety policies and procedures and better addressing a longstanding yet rarely discussed concern as a cause of injury and death: substance use in the workplace. Whether it’s...

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  • Random Lengths Lumber Market Report

    The trading pace in framing lumber eased from the previous week’s action, but early momentum carried prices higher. Digestion of previous orders was one factor. Uncertainties regarding 2019 demand, the extent of transportation issues, and limitations from winter weather also contributed to renewed hints of caution. The weight of these...

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Winter #2 2018 Vol. 22 #8

Winter #2 2018 Vol. 22 #8

January 25, 2019
By: Brett Vezina

 

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