Calculation of fuel surcharge: FPInnovations can help you

The price of diesel fuel has risen dramatically in the last few months. As a result, FPInnovations has received numerous inquiries from its members regarding the fuel surcharges they pay their contractors.

PIT Group tests electric yard trucks for life in Canada

With an increased focus and need to reduce Canada’s GHG emissions, identifying and implementing viable options for shifting to zero-emission vehicles (ZEV) and low-emission vehicles (LEV) in the forest industry have been of increasing interest.

Tried and true: Proper use of preserved wood

Using the right wood product in the right application is essential to reap its maximum value and meet end-user performance expectations.

FPInnovations’ recent publications

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Survey on Advanced Driver Assistance Systems

FPInnovations is conducting a national survey on the usage of Advanced Driver Assistance System in logging and chip hauling: FPInnovations’ 2022 Forest Transportation Safety Improvement Survey.

“Hot” topic: Monitoring log temperature gain for improved debarking

The wood products industry has been looking for ways to optimize debarking operations for many years. Higher production speeds lead to higher log volumes being processed by each debarker with little opportunity for operator supervision or intervention.

Peer-reviewed article published: “Fast Self-Assembly of Scalable Photonic Cellulose Nanocrystals and Hybrid Films via Electrophoresis”

A peer-reviewed article entitled “Fast Self-Assembly of Scalable Photonic Cellulose Nanocrystals and Hybrid Films via Electrophoresis” and co-authored by FPInnovations was published in the internationally recognized scientific publication Advanced Materials (Volume 34, Issue 7, February 17, 2022).

Peer-reviewed article published: “Electro-osmotic Actuators from Cellulose Nanocrystals and Nanocomposite Hydrogels”

A peer-reviewed FPInnovations article entitled “Electro-osmotic Actuators from Cellulose Nanocrystals and Nanocomposite Hydrogels” was published in the international multidisciplinary journal ACS Applied Polymer Materials (Volume 3, Issue 12, December 2021).

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The future of forestry transportation: ZEVs and LEVs driving change in emission and cost reductions

With an increased focus and need to reduce Canada’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and the ongoing need to reduce transportation costs — in part as a result of carbon taxes —, identifying and implementing viable options for shifting to zero-emission vehicles (ZEV) and low-emission vehicles (LEV) in the forest industry have been of increasing interest due to their lower fuel use and lower GHG emissions.

Tackling climate change, one road at a time

Climate change is a growing threat to the world’s population. Discussions at the recent COP26 Conference in Glasgow, Scotland, concluded with a goal of Net Zero by 2050, a statement that reiterates the importance of finding solutions to reduce GHG emissions.

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