Logging and Sawmilling Journal - July August 05

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A 20 per cent reduction in Quebec’s Annual Allowable Cut is already starting to take a toll on the province’s forest industry.

Hockey and High Value-Added

In addition to being the home of the World Pond Hockey Championships, the village of Plaster Rock, New Brunswick, is also home to a very innovative value-added hardwood operation.

Massive Rebuild at Canfor’s
Plateau Operation

A huge rebuild/expansion at Canfor’s Plateau operation will see the mill ramping up annual production to 600 million board feet.

New Iron at Elmia Wood 2005

The Elmia Wood show held in June was another success. Logging & Sawmilling Journal reviews some of the new equipment on display at the show.

Louisiana logging, Canadian-style

Alberta logger Brian Peterson has successfully exported the Canadian logging model to Louisiana, and gained a unique perspective on how things are done in the Southern US.

Conference Taps into Wood
for Energy

The upcoming Residual Wood Conference, being held October 19 to 21 in Vancouver, will be looking at how to use wood residue as an energy source.

Tolko Merritt Cranks Up Production

Tolko’s sawmill in Merritt, BC, is coming off a $19 million upgrade that will eventually result in annual production of 350 million board feet.

Quebec Super Mill

Quebec sawmiller Yves Barrette has taken the approach of adapting his mill equipment to the boreal forest, and achieved some very high lumber production numbers.

The Tail End of Hurricane Juan

Nova Scotia’s Elmsdale Lumber is working its way through the tail end of the aftermath of Hurricane Juan.

The Right Stuff

Forestry FAQs: New Brunswick

This month, Logging & Sawmilling Journal takes a look at one of the major players in East Coast forestry, New Brunswick, with the facts and figures on the province’s forest base and its forest industry.

Up to the challenge

BC contractor Clan Logging is proving it is up to the challenge of dealing with mountain pine beetle-killed wood in the interior of the province.



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