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Logging and Sawmilling Journal- May 2001



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Update on the softwood lumber situation with the US and the Quebec forest industry being burdened with additional costs

Soft Ground Harvesting

Contractor Rosko Forestry is using a Cat 527 tracked skidder to harvest in soft ground. 

Top Contractor

Now Canada's top logging contractor by volume, Hayes Forest Services had very modest beginnings.

Mill Payback

Canfor's $40 million investment in its Isle Pierre sawmill is being paid back with a high throughput performer.

Multi-tasking in the Forest

Ontario's Skene Family has a business approach that includes harvesting, sawmilling and treeplanting.

Going High Tech

Simpson Timber goes high tech in its new $70 million mill.

Contractor Cost Squeeze

Logging contractors are looking for ways to make their operations more efficient in the face of rising fuel costs

Value Added

Vancouver Island's Sarita Furniture goes up the value chain with eco-certified garden furniture.

Saskatchewan Forestry Expo Preview

Organizers are planning for an expanded Saskatchewan Forestry Expo, being held August 8-10 in Prince Albert.

Guest Column

The Canadian Forestry Association's Susan Gesner contemplates forestry from the soccer pitch.


Tech Update- Bear Pepper Spray

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