FPInnovations recently launched the 2019 edition of the Canadian CLT Handbook, a completely revised version aimed at reflecting changes made in Canadian codes and standards since the 2011 edition, and helping support a larger use of cross-laminated timber (CLT).

PIT Group’s comprehensive market review of electromechanical brakes (EMBs) for commercial vehicles, namely Class 8 trucks, completed for the Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) of American Trucking Associations, reveals that the cost of a sufficiently safe, redundant and robust system, as well as the regulatory framework, are currently impeding the development and use of EMBs.

A new federal mandate is expected to come into effect next year making electronic logging devices (ELDs) mandatory for federally-regulated motor carriers and their drivers.

At the base of a large white pine — Ontario’s provincial tree — a group of forest management experts discuss what climate change will mean for this species and its other forest companions.

FPInnovations’ much anticipated hands-on Applied Tissue Course scheduled for May 12-13 has been rescheduled for October 27-28 due to the health concerns caused by Covid-19.

FPInnovations is closely monitoring the spread of COVID-19 and are actively working to ensure the health and safety of our employees, members, and stakeholders. As always, safety remains our top priority.

Through its Forestry 4.0 program, FPInnovations is actively working to transform the supply chain of the Canadian forest sector with the objective of improving processes, reducing operating costs, and ensuring workers safety.

It is obvious that Internet has become an integral part of our daily personal and work lives and a fundamental driver of productivity. However, we take Internet connectivity and LTE networks for granted and often forget that it hadn’t entirely reached remote areas, notably the forest. Well, until now!

Montreal, Quebec – March 10, 2020 – Following the tabling of the Quebec government’s 2020-2021 budget, Stéphane Renou, FPInnovations’ president & CEO, applauds the government’s commitment to fight climate change and its desire to build a green economy in which the forest sector can make a significant contribution.

Women in forestry hold a variety of roles throughout the industry’s many sectors and their contributions are numerous. Within the last several years, women have ascended to top management roles where their perspectives generate new ideas.

Montreal, Quebec – February, 25, 2020 FPInnovations, a non-profit specializing in creating solutions that support the global competitiveness of the Canadian forest sector, and its government and industry partners, today launched the all-new 2019 2nd edition of the building-construction game-changing, “Canadian CLT Handbook.”

Post-harvest forest residue surveys are crucial for assessing harvest efficiency; accounting for merchantable waste, marketable fiber for secondary use, or available bioenergy biomass; compliance of ecological objectives such as coarse woody debris or understanding carbon budgets.

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