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Logging and Sawmilling Journal- December 2003 January 2004

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Hurricane Juan cut a damaging path through Nova Scotia and has left woodlot owners scrambling to clean up and salvage timber.

Louken Logging keeps harvest operations flexible

Ontario's Louken Logging keeps its operation flexible, doing both tree-length and cut-t0-length harvesting and with a variety of equipment.

Hayes goes heli-logging

Hayes Forest Services has built up a strong maintenance support system for the demanding pursuit of heli-logging in British Columbia

Moving chipping into the woods

Daishowa-Marubeni is expecting to save big dollars by moving into in-the-woods chipping in Alberta.

Daaquam stays a low-cost producer

Quebec-based Daaquam Lumber has remained a low cost producer by carrying out ongoing upgrades, including a recent upgrade to the planer.

Cutting time with Deere loading

Ainsworth Lumber is cutting unloading time at its OSB mill by using a massive new John Deere loader.

Slash bundling for power

Timberjack is introducing a mobile wood slasher compactor, which produces bundled slash for power generation.

Guest Column: Selecting the right cut-to-length equipment

Industry consultant Tim White provides some solid advice for those looking to make the investment in cut-to-length equipment

New Cat hoe chucker for Cattermole

Cattermole Timber did its homework before selecting Cat's new 330C machine to do hoe chucking and loading, but all that has now paid off with the productive machine.


The husband and wife team of David and Sue Millson take it all on in the forest, from growing seedlings through to overseeing harvesting operations.

Tech Update: DEBARKERS

A summary from a variety of Suppliers of the latest Debarking equipment.

Residual Wood Conference: Continues to Evolve

The residual wood sector of the forest industry continues to develop and grow, the the recent Residual Wood Conference reflecting these changes and developments.


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