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December/January 2000

 

Features

Quotas Questioned
Solid Deharco Investment
Re-Working the Harvest System
The Year of Consolidation
King of the Hills
Remote, But Resourceful
Eco Praise
Improving the Lumber Flow
Small Sawmilling
Adaptable Combo
Resourceful Little John
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but.gif (811 bytes) Quotas Questioned

The quota allocation and the entire
softwood lumber agreement continue
to come under fire.


but.gif (811 bytes)Remote but
Resourceful


Despite its remoteness, BC's north
coast supports a variety of small wood
manufacturing enterprises, spurred
on by initiative and imagination. 


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Investment

Changes and improvements made to
the Denharco telescopic boom delimber
have met with the approval of Ontario
delimber owner Rene Henderson.


but.gif (811 bytes)Eco Praise


AlPac's innovative ecosystem forest
management approach has won the
company praise in Alberta.


but.gif (811 bytes)Re-Working the
Harvest System


The Queen Charlottes Division of
MacMillan Bloedel, now part of
Weyerhaeuser, is reworking its
harvesting approach with the
implementation of a variable
retention harvesting system.


but.gif (811 bytes)Improving the Lumber Flow

It's been a busy time at Domtar's White
River mill, with the addition of a
cogeneration facility and the installation
of new MSR equipment. v


but.gif (811 bytes)The Year of
Consolidation


The past year was a time of surprise
as lumber markets experienced a
short-lived boom and consolidation
in the Canadian forest industry
continued at a rapid pace.


but.gif (811 bytes)Small Sawmilling


The quality and production of the Kara
circular saw system is getting attention
from small sawmill owners like
Saskatchewan's Robert Nagy who are
producing for niche markets.


but.gif (811 bytes)King of the Hills


Timberjack's kingsized 1710
forwarder has its work cut out
for it in rugged southern Nova Scotia


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A Deere carrier and Gilbert Tech head
combination allow Ontario contractor
Roger Otis Logging to be adaptable to
different logging prescriptions.

but.gif (811 bytes)Resourceful Little John


Little John Enterprises has to be very
resourceful at sourcing timber for its
specialty mill operation in northern Ontario.

but.gif (811 bytes)Calendar of Events

 

Departments:

but.gif (811 bytes)Tech Update - Log Trailers and Truck Mounted Loaders

but.gif (811 bytes)Column - Federal Funding for the Industry has Promise

but.gif (811 bytes)Supplier Newsline


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