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
Massive Rebuild at Canfor’s
A huge rebuild/expansion at Canfor’s
Plateau operation will see the mill ramping
up annual production to 600 million board
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.
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
Conference Taps into Wood
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
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
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.