New forestry articles on ForestNet

Martin J. Desmond mdesmond at
Tue Jun 18 23:42:12 EST 1996

ForestNet has just posted these following forestry articles from Logging and
Sawmilling Journal and Forest Products Equipment.  We have included the
direct link to each article at the site.

Ancient Enterprise Still Thriving
The oak forests and processing industry of France predate the Romans.  LSJ's
peripatetic editor Reg Barclay takes us inside a highly efficient plant in
Burgundy, France.

Diploma Mill with a Difference
A Crestbrook Forest Industries program that combines on-site industrial
training with high school completion courses is well-accepted by employees.

Eye on the Orient
With a confusing Timber West/Fletcher Challenge ownership behind it, the Elk
Falls lumber mill invests $16 million to retool for Asian markets.

Unmasking the Eco-Myths
Ex-Greenpeace activist Patrick works these days to counter the forestry
myths and misinformation put forth by radical environmentalists.  Most don't
have a clue what they are talking about, says Moore.

Marketplace:  Supplier NewsLine
Equipment information including the Implemax Equipment skid steer grapple,
the Dynaweld detachable trailer model, the Imac PowerSwivel, the Morbark
Model 1300 Tub Grinder, and more.

This month: Kiln controls including Drystar Computer Kiln Controller,
Winkiln Control System, Custom Dry Kiln PLC and more.

New Deere Buncher
Eastern and western contractors assess the new 653E.

Riverside Forest Products
A $17 million upgrade produces a 12-percent recovery gain

OSB Fast Track
Ainsworth opens its second OSB plant in as many years.

Caribou-Friendly Harvesting
A look at a working study in BC's Chilcotin region.

New Era in Bush Communications
Forest companies working in remote locations will welcome TMI
Communications' new mobile satellite communications network.

Forest Products Equipment's June articles

Collins Chip Mill Marks Milestone
"Every now and then, you have the opportunity to see something go from a far
out vision to a point of reality," started Dennis Snyder, Rayonier's Vice
President of Pulp Services and Planning.  "Today is a day of reality.  There
is a chip mill at Collins and it is an exciting time."

Fulghum Industries Celebrates Four Decades
In its forty year history, Fulghum Industries has grown with the industry
and expanded to meet its ever-pressing needs for higher quality machinery
and end-products.

Streamlined For Success: S&J Pallet
This month, Forest Products Equipmentlaunches a new column designed to keep
you informed on many of the hot topics and challenges facing the pallet

In the Chips: Ponderay Valley Fibre, Inc
Ponderay Valley Fibre, Inc., located in Usk, WA, hasn't wasted any time in
making a name for itself in the field of whole log chipping.  After only
seven years in business, the company already employs 60 and has a production
capacity of 200,000 BDUs.

Martin Desmond
374 West 12th Avenue, Suite 5,  Eugene, Oregon  USA  97401
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