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Logging and Sawmilling Journal- March 2002



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A new $200-million OSB plant in Saskatchewan could spur forest regeneration and help stem a deforestation trend.

Staking up the Savings

Firesteel Contractors is ready to change its operations for a new sawmill project in Ontario.

Market Outlook

The market outlook for 2002/2003 sees improved lumber and panel prices.

Panel Flexibility

Shawood sawmill finds ready market for its FSC-certified wood.

Top Lumber Producers

Improved Prices Although it was a relatively quiet year in terms of industry consolidation, there are some new players on Logging and Sawmilling Journal's list of the Top 30 Softwood Lumber Producers in Canada.

Poised for Change

The Norbord OSB operation in La Sarre has tremendous flexibility in size and thickness combinations.

No Nonsense Logging

A solid maintenance program, and selective equipment acquisition, has paid off for BC contractor Balcaen Consolidated.

New and Noted

Here are some of the new products introduced during the Oregon Logging Conference

Wood Residual Asset

The La Baie, Quebec MDF plant has proven to be a great asset in terms of utilizing wood residuals.



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