July August 1997
Table of Contents
Repap BC Collapse
Employees and contractors reel in wake of Repap BC failure.
Contractors, Owed $70 million, Seek Regulated Pay Protection
Elmia Wood '97
A look at what's new from the world's largest forestry show.
Upper Fraser Rebuilds
Northwood is set to reopen fire-damaged mill in northern BC.
BC Coast Exports to Japan
Japanese housing starts are increasingly vital to BC firms.
Ontario moves smoothly to sustainable forest licenses
Technology Costs Challenge Smaller Sawmills
Have Maritime operators invested adequately in technology to compete in changing markets?
Space-Age Fire Fighting
In northern BC, meteor-burst technology is employed by Forest Service firefighters charged
with protecting some 32 million hectares - nearly one-quarter of the province.
Tech Update: GPS and GIS Systems
Tech Update Editor: Mel-Lynda Anderson.
Multi-purpose Yard Machine
Denharco's redesign of its Paralift log-handling attachment gets a solid review from early
mill users in Quebec and Saskatchewan.
Technology Costs Challenge Smaller Maritime Sawmills.
Have Maritime operators invested adequately in technology to complete in changing markets?