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Logging and Sawmilling Journal- May 2004

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A look at what the clawback in harvesting rights in BC could mean for the industry, especially contractors.

Tech Update: Wild Fire Suppression Equipment

An overview of the latest Fire Suppression Equipment for the Logging Industry.

Confidence in the Future

Pioneer finger jointer John Brink is closing in on a 30th anniversary with an expanded Prince George plant and confidence in the future

Forest Expo Show Guide

The official Show Guide in this issue of Logging and Sawmilling Journal has everything you need to know about Forest Expo '04

First Nations harvesting

BC's McLeod Lake Indian Band has set up its own timber harvesting arm, which has grown to be a major league player.

A special harvesting package

A special Daewoo/Hornet harvesting package was put together for contractor Marc Perron's use near the Christmas Mountains in New Brunswick

Stepping Up Production

Vancouver Island logger Jim Cox is looking to step up production both with his harvesting operation, Koprino Logging, and a small special sawmill operation he owns, Lukwa Mills.

Guest Column: Americans need to focus on the facts

Retired forest industry executive Adam Zimmerman says the American softwood dispute has been characterized by a stubborn argument unenlightened by the facts.

Bridging the chances

Prince George-based Ruskin Construction has been a leader in managing changes in bridge building requirements.

Flawless loader

The first purpose-built Komatsu PC 300LL butt'n top loader is performing flawlessly for BC Interior contractor Amboy Logging.

Fighting the effects of a Higher C$ and the Countervail

In spite of a rising Cdn $ and a countervail that sucked much-needed cash out of the lumber side of the industry, the Cdn forest industry continues to push forward.

Productive crane solution

The installation of an overhead crane has been a productive solution for straightening out misfed and skewed logs at BC Pulp mill Celgar.

Strong focus on secondary manufacturing

The community of Quesnel has a new program that focuses on secondary wood manufacturing.

A Good Uphill Battle

Small sawmiller Uphill Wood Supply is battling wood waste with thin kerf technology using Wood-Mizer equipment.

Weldwood a Winner

Weldwood of Canada's Hinton division is involved in an award-winning Recreation Enhancement Project.



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