A new Master Logger Certification
Program is expected to help reinforce
the commitment to good
logging practices among logging
contractors in Atlantic Canada.
Buncher Earns its Keep in Quebec Operation
The Timberjack 608S feller buncher is
solidly earning its keep in the rugged
Saguenay region of Quebec for
contractor Dominic Bergeron.
Keeping the Sawmill Efficient and Competitive
Midway Lumber Mills is employing technology and automation
through regular equipment
upgrades to ensure their operation
stays efficient and competitive.
Small and Successfull Mill
Small Sawmiller Ernie Smith has found
no shortage of customers for the
products he’s turning out from his
operation on the remote west coast
of Vancouver Island.
Better Utilizing Timber at the Mill
Comeau Lumber is in the process of modernizing its equipment to make
better use of the changing raw
material they are working with from
small private woodlots in Nova
Storing Timber in the Snow
Researchers have developed a simple
solution—already adopted by
several mills—for storing logs in
Canada: put the logs under snow.
A Model Multi-use Forest
The privately-owned Haliburton Forest and Wildlife Reserve is working
away at resurrecting its forest base,
but at the same time is a model of
the multi-use forest.
Going Retail with your Lumber
Small sawmiller C Ernest Harrison &
Sons gets the most for its wood by
selling it through the company’s
three retail outlets.
Achieving Balance as a Logging Contractor
Ontario logging contractor Pierre Pelletier has made a conscious
choice to keep his business at a
manageable 75,000 cubic metres
harvest level to
achieve a balance between his
work and family life.
Trade Deal Abused by the US
The abuse of Canada in trade deals
with the United States shows that our
similarities may not be enough to
keep us good neighbors, argue consultants
Adam Leamy and Jamie
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