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  February 1997 - Past Issue

February 1997 Table of Contents

An Edge In Scanning
At Elk Falls, rethinking the control systems for two recently installed optimized edgers has increased piece counts dramatically.

Ontario firms balk at additional management costs
The Ontario government wants the industry to take on forest management responsibilities - plus $70 million in incremental costs.

Audit for Excellence
Daishowa-Marubeni is one of a number of Alberta firms voluntarily participating in an AFPA audit program covering all aspects of performance, including sustainability.

Optimized Log Handling
Log handling in the mill yard, a key link in the C-T-L chain, is seeing big changes at operations like Timber West in MacKenzie.

Market North America 97
A year ago, the consensus of economic pulse takes looking at the US economy was not too hot, not too cold. That turned out to be fairly accurate.

Top 40 Canadian Lumber Producers

The Quota Blues
With upgrading, Houston FP has gone from a three-line to a two-line mill - with only US quota constraints standing in the way of impressive production gains.

Tech Update - Bucking and Merchandising Systems
MPM Engineering, LTD, Murray Pacific, Porter Engineering, L-M Equipment, Nanoose Systems Corp, MultiMeg, Linden Fabricating.

Supplier Newsline

Industry Watch: Bland New Era Beckons Generic IWA-Canada
Opinion piece by John Clarke

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