Ray Shultz, BC's Beetle boss,
reviews the progress of the effort to tackle a huge mountain pine beetle
epidemic in the BC Interior.
The Northern Partnership has become a
knowledge link for natural resource management information in northern
BC Contractor Frost Lake Logging is
on the front lines of harvesting in the mountain pine beetle epidemic
Industry consultant John Manz calls on
more than three decades of experience - and a military background- in
his message on how to stay competitive in the forest industry.
Through subsidiary Spruce Capital
Homes, BC's The Pas Lumber is helping to further pioneer wood frame
house construction in China.
Time Added Value
The Spence brothers' mill operation
in New Brunswick may be small, but it delivers big time added value.
Canfor's Rustad Operations in Prince
George have managed to achieve recent increases in lumber recovery by
relying on its people, rather than capital resources.
Ontario logging contractors Wyatt
Pawluk and Darren Dumonski have made numerous equipment upgrades on
their way to quickly growing their operation.
A new mill joint venture sawmill
involving the Cheslatta Carrier Nation is seeing jobs and benefits
staying within the local community.
Interested in seeing timber turned into
profit - rather than sawdust - Ontario sawmill operator Dennis Schruder
opted for a Heartwood band saw system and has since seen a healthy
return on his investment.
A BC industry association has started
a new series of programs designed to sharpen the skills of lumber
graders and, in turn, add to a mill's bottom line.
The new small log line at Canfor's
Chetwynd operation is delivering improved lumber recovery, as promised.
A review of some of the new products
at the Wood Technology Clinic and Show in Portland, Oregon.
A new joint venture operation in west
central BC delivers benefits to the Cheslatta Carrier Nation and Carrier