June 1997 Table of Contents
Maritime Job Push
The New Brunswick government wants new value-added jobs for fibre.
With a relatively small $2-million investment in optimizing equipment, Kenora Forest
Products targets a 14 percent recovery gain.
the Fatigue Factor
Targeting increased CTL machine productivity, an Ontario contractor finds one solution in
reducing shift lengths for operators.
New Era in Quebec
With US shipments down 25%, Quebec firms like Gerard Crete et Fils are developing new
products, new markets, and new ways of doing business.
Q-Web heads up new Quebec Marketing Push
Komatsu/Hahn Ideal in Plantation Thinning
Conifer Farms pairs a Komatsu PC 095, with minimal tail swing and an articulated boom with
a Hahn SG-140 single grip harvester for specialized thinning work.
Wider Stance, More Clearance Planned for Komatsu PC 95
Tech Update: Harvesting and Felling Heads
A Mill for all seasons
Spruce Products LTD follows up an astute quota exchange program with Repap by modernizing
and expanding what used to be a small seasonal mill at Swan River, Manitoba.
Eastern Mills Feeling Impact of US Quota Allocations
Industry Watch: Why MB Backed Away from a Pattern
Opinion piece by John Clarke