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Logging and Sawmilling Journal- Oct 2003

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Spotlight

There are still some obstacles to overcome, but New Skeen CEO Daniel Veniez, in an exlusive interview with LSJ, remain confident that the operation in northwestern BC can get back on its feet.

Linking the Machine and the Mill

A close computer link between harvesting operations and the mill is resulting in improved efficiency for a Swedish logging contractor.

Seizing Logging Opportunities

BC contractor Lemare Logging seizes business opportunities, but they carefully make sure they are the right opportunities.

Find Niche Markets

Thanks to a series of upgrades and niche marketing, New Brunswick's Goguen Lumber is finding its way amidst competitive lumber markets.

New Planer Line Provides Flexibility

BC's Houston Forest Products is adding a planer line to achieve flexibility, cut trim losses and boost sawmill production.

Waiting for the Upturn

BC'S Canwood Furniture is adding equipment and capacity in anticipation of an upturn in the furniture market.

Update on Bark Board

An update on the commercialization of what could be a huge residual wood consuming product: bark board.

New Dates for Forest Expo

The 2004 edition of the Forest Expo show in Prince George will have some new features including an expanded added-value section, and new dates: June 3 to 5.

Packaging Wood Residue

Sundance Forest Industries has a neat deal which sees the wood residue shavings from its sawmill packaged for use as horse bedding products.

Guest Column

Borrowing additional money at current low interest rates may be tempting, but RBC Royal Bank forestry financing specialist Ron Forester says that financial leverage can be a friend or foe to the logger and sawmiller.

A Focus on Maintenance

Alberta contractor Lyda Logging is succeeding despite the industry's tough times, thanks to a strong focus on maintenance, and long-term employees.

Tech Update:Delimbers and Processors

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