The long, drawn-out story of New Skeena Forest
Products has come to a close, and the focus has now switched to what
comes next for the forest industry in northwestern BC.
Independent mill moves ahead
sawmiller Seel Forest Products, with its modern and efficient mill
operation, is forging ahead despite some difficulties in securing
A new $30 million mill for Pacific Lumber
Pacific Lumber Company has started up a new $30
million sawmill operation, the first mill to be built in California in
Horovatin is making some changes in his logging operation, and the
changes are being supported by some very capable iron in the form of a
Deere 2054/Waratah HTH 622 combo.
lumber recovery at Elk Lake
Ontario’s Elk Lake operation
combines a very strong approach to achieving lumber recovery
improvements with implementing cost control measures.
Forestry FAQs: Quebec
In both languages, Quebec continues to be a powerhouse in Canadian
forestry. Logging & Sawmilling Journal provides all the facts and
figures for one of Canada’s main forest industry provinces.
The Top 30 Lumber Producers—More Consolidation
Canada’s largest softwood lumber producers are consolidating
further, clearly dominating Logging & Sawmill Journal’s authoritative
list of the Top 30 Lumber Producers.
mill data methods can achieve results
Standardizing data exchange methods in the
sawmill can make real-time production status available to mill
BC contractor Tom Neufeld is impressed with the delivered track and
swing power of the purpose-built Madill 1800 harvester.
A recent trip to South America has left a BC
equipment supplier with the conclusion that the Chilean forest industry
offers potential to Canadian suppliers.
New features at
Northern Alberta Forestry Show
Some high profile speakers will be injecting
new excitement into the upcoming Northern Alberta Forestry Show, being
held May 5 to 7 in Grande Prairie.
Guest columnist Sue Moran says that drug awareness is every worker’s
responsibility—and increasingly a company’s responsibility, with recent
changes to workplace legislation.
Komatsu EX 475
part of the next trend
A Komatsu EX 475 feller buncher working in
Saskatchewan is an example of the next trend in forestry harvesting
Building a business from
A small sawmilling operation is making a go of it
salvaging Douglas fir from building demolitions and cutting it into