Top 10 Alberta Lumber Producers – 2006

1. West Fraser Mills Ltd
Annual production: 840 million board feet • Locations: Hinton, Sundre, Blue Ridge near Whitecourt

2. Weyerhaeuser Company Limited
Annual production: 438 million board feet • Locations: Grande prairie and Drayton Valley

3. Millar Western Forest products Ltd
Annual production: 415 million board feet • Locations: Boyle and Whitecourt

4. Tolko Forest Industries
Annual production: 380 million board feet • Location: High Level

5. Canadian Forest products Ltd
Annual production: 227 million board feet • Locations: Grande prairie

6. Vanderwell Contractors (1971) Ltd
Annual production: 160 million board feet • Location: Slave Lake

7. Spray Lakes Sawmills (1980) Ltd
Annual production: 120 million board feet • Location: Cochrane

8. Buchanan Lumber
Annual production: 100 million board feet • Location: High prairie

9. Manning Diversified Forest Products
Annual production: 80 million board feet • Location: Near Manning

10. Northland Forest products Ltd
Annual production: 75 million board feet • Location: Fort McMurray

* Volume totals provided by the Alberta Forest products Association

Top Alberta OSB Panelboard Producers - 2006

1. Footner Forest products Ltd
Annual production: 880 million square feet of oriented strand board • Location: High Level

2. Weyerhaeuser Company Limited
Annual production: 795 million square feet of oriented strand board • Locations: Edson and
Drayton Valley

3. Ainsworth Engineered LLp
Annual production: 670 million square feet of oriented strand board • Location: Grande prairie

4. Tolko Forest Industries Ltd
Annual production: 525 million square feet of oriented strand board • Location: High prairie

5. West Fraser Mills Ltd (Ranger Board and Alberta plywood)
Annual Production: 410 million square feet of plywood and medium density fibreboard

• Location: Edmonton and near Whitecourt

* All oriented strand board and plywood volumes based on 3/8th inch thickness. All medium densityfibreboard volumes based on 3/4- inch thickness. Volume amounts provided by the Alberta Forestproducts Association

Alberta’s Top Logging Contractors

1. D & J Isley and Sons Contracting Ltd
Owners: Roy and Morgan Isley • Head office: Grande Prairie • Area of operations: Grande Prairie, Fox Creek, and Grande Cache • Hardwood and softwood, tree-length and cut-to-length
• Volume: 850,000 cubic metres

2. Lyda Logging Ltd
Owner: Lawrence Lyda • Head office: Drayton Valley • Area of operations: Drayton Valley, Rocky Mountain House, Edson • Hardwood and softwood, tree-length and cut-to-length • Volume: 800,000 cubic metres

2A. SAN Forestry Ltd
Owner: Nik Kuznetsov • Head office: Plamondon • Area of operations: Northeastern Alberta
Hardwood and softwood, tree-length and cut-to-length • Volume: 800,000 cubic metres

3. Triple G Construction Inc
Owner: Gervin Antypowich • Head Office: Grande Prairie • Area of operations: Grande Prairie and Grande Cache • Hardwood and softwood, tree-length • Volume: 650,000 cubic metres

4. Double B Logging
Owners: Leo and Celine Berube • Head office: Whitecourt • Area of operations: Whitecourt
Hardwood and softwood, tree-length and cut-to-length • Volume: 500,000 cubic metres

4A. Estabrook Logging Ltd
Owners: Miles and James Estabrook • Head Office: Grimshaw • Area of operations: northwestern Alberta
Hardwood and softwood, tree-length and in-the-woods chipping • Volume: 500,000 cubic metres

5. Kerik Brothers Enterprises Ltd
Owners: Neil and Les Kerik • Head Office: Grande Prairie • Area of operations: Grande Prairie
Hardwood and softwood, tree-length and cut-to-length • Volume: 450,000 cubic metres

6. TJ Logging Inc
Owners: Tim White and MaryAnn White • Head office: Whitecourt • Area of operations: Whitecourt
Softwood and hardwood, tree-length and cut-to-length • Volume: 304,000 cubic metres

7. Paradis Bros Logging Ltd
Owners: Ray, John and Will Paradis • Head office: Caroline • Area of operations: west central Alberta
Softwood, tree-length • Volume: 300,000 cubic metres

7A. Roger’s Logging
Owners: Roger and Darcy Moore • Head office: Guy • Area of operations: Slave Lake
Softwood and hardwood, tree-length and cut-to-length • Volume: 300,000 cubic metres

8. Tchir Forest Products
Owner: Geraldine Tchir • Head office: Lac La Biche • Area of operations: Northeastern Alberta
Softwood and hardwood, tree-length and cut-to-length • Volume: 200,000 cubic metres

8A. Exact Harvesting Ltd
Owners: Henry, Peter and Dave Peters • Head office: LaCrete • Area of operations: northwest of
High Level • Softwood and hardwood, tree-length • Volume: 200,000 cubic metres

9. Jaward Developments Ltd
Owners: Jason and Ward Bobocel • Head office: Lac La Biche • Area of operations: Fort McMurray
Softwood and hardwood, tree-length • Volume: 175,000 cubic metres

10. Timberbound Construction Ltd
Owners: Joe Peters and John Wiebe • Head office: La Crete • Area of operations: High Level
Softwood and hardwood, tree-length • Volume: 160,000 cubic metres

11. Friesen Industries Ltd
Owners: George and Eva Friesen • Head office: La Crete • Area of operations: La Crete and High Level
Softwood and hardwood, tree-length and cut-to-length • Volume: 150,000 cubic metres

11A. TimberPro Logging
Owner: Art Thiessen, Ron Head, Murray Head • Head office: Grande Prairie • Area of operations: Grande
Prairie • Hardwood and softwood, tree-length • Volume: 150,000 cubic metres

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