Washington State's Lumber History and Forest Products Industry
- A cut above. Tickell, Oliver // New Scientist;07/04/98, Vol. 159 Issue 2141, p10
Reports that a way to saw logs called star-cutting produces stronger timber and reduces waste. Technique developed by the Royal College of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden; Description of the star-cut technique; Why star-cut boards are stronger than conventionally cut boards; Efficiency of...
- Potential for small-diameter sawtimber utilization by the current sawmill industry in Western North America. WAGNER[a], FRANCIS G.; KEEGAN[a], CHARLES E.; FIGHT, ROGER D.; WILLITS[a], SUSAN // Forest Products Journal;Sep98, Vol. 48 Issue 9, p30
Offers a look at a study that determined the value of small-diameter sawtimber delivered to sawmills in Western North America. Methods of the study; Results of the study; Conclusions.
- No old-growth needed. Clark, Earl // American Forests;Nov/Dec93, Vol. 99 Issue 11/12, p45
Reports on the development of a sawmill able to handle thin logs. Non-dependence on old trees; President Bill Clinton's forest summit; Longview Fiber Company; Clearcutting of timber; Description of the milling company; High-quality wood; Computerized sales program; Number of employees; Forest...
- BSW Timber invest in mill. // Builders Merchants Journal;Mar2002, p6
Reports on the investment program of BSW Timber PLC for its sawmills in Great Britain. Equipment and systems; Objective of the program; Reasons for the investment at the mill in Carlisle, England.
- Green and Roughsawn. Langsner, Drew // Country Journal;May/Jun96, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p46
Discusses the advantages of buying lumbar directly from a sawmill. Types of sawmills available and their features; Lengths of logs and lumbers sold at sawmills; Why mills custom saw lumber; Tips on how to dispose of sawbust; How the strength of lumber is determined. INSET: Drying green wood..
- BSW Timber show off their friends in high places. // Builders Merchants Journal;Jan2002, p14
Reports on the opening of a sawmill in Riga, Latvia by BSW Timber. Guest at the opening of the sawmill; Information on the sawmill.
- Coushatta Sawmill Has New Life. // Southern Loggin' Times;Jun2013, Vol. 42 Issue 6, p27
The article reports that Boise-based Idaho Timber LLC will reopen a sawmill in Coushatta, Louisiana to create 90 jobs.
- Strathspey success. // Forestry & British Timber;Sep2002, Vol. 31 Issue 9, p10
Reports on the 'Investors in People' status gained by BSW Timber PLC for its Boat of Garten sawmilling operation alongside the River Spey in Scotland.
- Sawmills fight for supply. // Oregon Business Magazine;Mar94, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p11
Reports on Malheur Timber Operators Inc., the organization of sawmills in easter Oregon. Drive for steady supply of logs from Malheur National Forest.