November 2009

Spotlight

A First Nations forestry company, Coast Tsimshian Resources, is working hard to create new business opportunities abroad--by opening a trade office in Beijing--and at home in northwestern British Columbia.

A scrappy sawmill

A group of New Brunswick entrepreneurs have taken a fence company that had closed its doors and turned it around, utilizing almost every scrap of wood--and along the way, getting the most out of their residual wood.

It's all about value, value, value

B.C.'s Errington Cedar takes a different mill approach, in that it's all about value, value, value, rather than production, production, production.

Praise-worthy processing combo

Alberta's JHL Harvesting is putting
Waratah's new HTH624C processing head and Waratah's new fixed wrist to work--and the combination is getting praise from operators.

New sawmill for Ontario

A new multi-million dollar value-added sawmill is now up and running on the site of a former Domtar mill in Ontario, processing eastern white cedar that had previously been shipped out of province for milling.

The Last Word

The industry has been beaten up and battered lately, but Tony Kryzanowski asks the question: Is the Canadian forest industry ready for the recovery?

Tech Update

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