A number of small sawmillers in northwestern BC
are banding together to secure fibre in the midst of changing forest
policies in the province.
focus on logging on the rock
Contractors Stuckless and Stuckless, former
sawmillers, now focus on logging and were recently selected contractor
of the year for Newfoundland and Labrador.
higher value timbers
Estevan Forest Management is pioneering a new
harvesting and helicopter logging method that delivers higher value
timber and opens up a whole new area of business.
steep growth curve
Quebec's MC Foret emphasizes offering quality
contract forest management and harvesting services, all the while
climbing a steep growth curve.
in the oil patch
sawmiller is enduring the harsh climate of northern BC and Alberta to
build a timber salvage/sawmilling business in the oilpatch.
Tembec's Private Land Forest Management Service is
winning over private landowners in Ontario's Cottage Country.
Double gains for
Panolam industries has tweaked its panelboard equipment to turn up
production, while at the same time reducing waste material.
Known to embrace new logging methods, BC Interior
contractor Marl Logging has been able to ensure efficiency and
performance from its cut-to-length logging equipment.
A new $10 million
mill in the BC Interior has been designed primarily to convert dead
and dry beetle-killed timber into dimensional lumber.
Forest FAQ's -
In a new feature,
Logging and Sawmilling Journal looks at the numbers behind the forest
industry right across Canada, starting with BC.
support from a new processor
Brunswick's Hutchinson Logging's move to doing private woodlot work
has been ably supported by a new Quadco L240 processor.