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Logging and Sawmilling Journal- April 2003

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The US countervail has resulted in an unusual cross-border flow of manufacturing plants-with some American companies looking to set up in Canada, and Canadian companies locating in the US

What's New in Logging, Sawmilling

A look at what was new in equipment on both the logging and sawmilling side from the Oregon Logging Conference and the Wood Technology Clinic and Show.

First Nations Logging Venture

An Alberta First Nations Band is working closely with forest company Al-Pac on a contract Logging venture.

Alberta's Top contractors

The facts and figures on Alberta's Top 15 logging contractors.

Formula for Sawmill Success

Zavisha Sawmills finds the formula for success lies in developing and servicing specialty niche markets.

Managing the Ranch for Timber

Managing the forests on BC's massive Douglas Lake Ranch brings its own set of challenges

Winning Through Diversity

Alberta's Vidar Forest Technologies has a winning approach with its diversified business strategy.

Guest Column

Wayne Kehl explains why insurance premiums for loggers are increasing, and possible ways to keep costs under control.

Site Prep Benefits

Advances in site prep tools by Swedish company Robur Maskin are resulting in benefits to contractors and forest companies.

A Leader in Cedar

BC's TRC Cedar has grown to become the largest producer of western red cedar post in North America.

Diversified Markets

BC's Jackson Cedar has been successful at cutting for both he specialty market and the retail market.

Official Show Guide for the Northern Alberta Forestry Show

Forestry:  A solid pillar of the Grande Prairie Economy

Green Opportunities

Canada's forest industry - with its forest "carbon sinks" and use of residual wood-generated energy - could have an important role.

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