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March 1997 Table of Contents

Canada's Leading Forestry Publication

Alberta to take tougher stance with stakeholders
With its forest industry now thriving, the Alberta government is sending signals that the days of "rubber stamp" renewal of timber agreements may soon be over.

Single line versatility
With a $12 million upgrade, TimberWest's Williams Lake mill adds stream flow flexibility and improves recovery in the face of an inevitable decline in log volumes.

New focus on hoe-chucking
Although not new on the Coast, hoe-chucking is receiving renewed attention for its environmental and cost benefits.

Madill's new 4800: Built for Chucking

New C-T-L training schools meeting growing demand for operators
In an era when forestry jobs are declining, an operator training centre in the Maritimes reports that 90% of its graduates find work in the industry.

Tech Update: Skidders
A rundown of seven different skidders.

Supplier Newsline

Industry Watch: US Lumber Quota Deal A Valentine's Day Massacre
Opinion piece by Jim Stirling

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