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Oregon Logging Conference Canceled; Some Activities to be Held

The 2021 Oregon Logging Conference, scheduled to be held in Eugene, Oregon, Feb. 24-26, has been canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The conference...

Trump Administration Moves to Open Tongass to Logging

President Donald Trump’s administration has moved to open up parts of the Tongass National Forest in Alaska to logging. The U.S. Forest Service recently issued a...

Eco Log Launches 584F Forwarder, Second-Largest in Lineup

Eco Log has launched the 548F model forwarder. The new model is the second-largest in its line of forwarders, complementing models in the larger...

HDE Dry Kilns Launches Line of Small Kilns

Oregon-based HDE Dry Kilns has launched a new line of small kilns ranging from 2,000 to 12,000 board feet. The company’s small kilns can...

Bandit Launches SG-75 Stump Grinder

The new Bandit SG-75 stump grinder is chock full of features and has the power and speed to quickly dispose of large and small...

Home Builders Say Soaring Lumber Prices Threaten Economy

As the U.S. fights to rebound from COVID-19 pandemic impacts — like closed or curtailed business — home building is the one bright spot...

Mellott Tilt Hoist/Bundle Dumper – Simple Innovative Design in Quality Equipment

Mellott Manufacturing designed and built its first tilt hoist in 1992 to unstack stickered packages of lumber with the idea of creating a simple...

Better Forest Management, Wooden Buildings Would Lower Carbon Emissions

A recent webinar hosted by Grow Smart Rhode Island illustrated the connection between forest health and new wood construction technologies in a combination that...

Environmental Group Attacks SFI, Tissue Industry

The National Resource Defense Council (NRDC) has been busy launching attacks on the forest products industry recently, targeting the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) and...

Verso Shutdowns Impact Minnesota, Wisconsin

Verso announced an indefinite shutdown of its paper mills in Duluth, Minnesota, and Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, at the end of July. Representatives of the forest...
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