April 2007

Cover Story
A Caterpillar 950F wheel loader moves lumber in the millyard of Alberta’s Sundance Forest Industries. Read all about what’s going in Alberta’s forest industry—and get full details on the Northern Alberta Forestry Show being held May 10 to 12 in Grande Prairie

BC’s first Forest Safety Ombudsman is taking the practical approach of being
a facilitator on safety issues, but has not been shy about pointing out industry

Running a tight logging operation in Alberta
Alberta’s Paradis Brothers run a tight logging operation, having honed their business approach in the rollercoaster oil and log salvage sector before they diversified into forestry.

Alberta success story
Contract logger Danny Dion hitchhiked his way to Alberta many years ago, but he now oversees a multi-million dollar business with some 80 pieces of logging and mulching equipment.

Choosing the right mulching tool
Mulching may be the next logical step for growth in salvage logging services, but as Chevallier Geo-Con has discovered, one of the biggest challenges can be in choosing the proper mulching tool.

The tops in Alberta's forest industry
In this Logging & Sawmilling exclusive, we list the Top Alberta Logging Contractors, the Top Alberta Lumber Producers and the Top Alberta OSB/ Panelboard Producers

Ainsworth Grande Prairie's $300M expansion
Grande Prairie will soon be home to Canada’s first oriented strand lumber/ laminated veneer lumber plant, with a $300 million expansion underway at Ainsworth Lumber.

Top Employer
Alberta’s Spruceland Millworks is the first forest products company to be named among Canada’s Top 100 Employers, and with benefits like prosperity bonuses and trips to Mexico, it’s easy to see why its workforce is happy.

NAIT proposing $55M Grande Prairie Campus

Beetle Attack triggers targeted harvesting in Alberta


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