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Logging and Sawmilling Journal- June 2002



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The softwood dispute with the United States is rich in seen-and unseen-ironies.

Clearing Timber for the Oilpatch

Alberta sawmiller George Brough specializes in milling timber harvested for energy project right-of-way.

Northwest Hardwoods expands

Northwest Hardwoods has expanded into Canada with the purchase-and subsequent upgrade-of a BC mill.

Tackling poorer stands productively

A Deere 753G with Gilbert Tech head is tackling poorer stands of small diameter wood in a productive way in Ontario operation.

Equipment Changes

Equipment changes for Northwest's BC mill.

Import it-and then export it

A new BC operation is importing lumber from the US, and exporting finished veneer back.

The electronic buncher

Timbco's new 445-E buncher with electronic controls is working out well in the BC Interior.

Wood waste to value added

Premium Pellet is helping L & M Lumber utilize its wood waste and turn out value-added product.

Column - Industry Watch

Canadian sovereignty is at the core of softwood lumber dispute.

Bouncing back from the flames

Cheminis Lumber has bounced back from a fire thanks to solid employee efforts and a focus on speciality markets.


Tech Update- A Review of the wide array of harvesting and felling heads now in  the market.  A summary of the specifications are also available.

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