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Between the Branches, the silver issue, July 2017

Sexton Lumber, Newfoundland | Wik Timber, Australia | the new Women in Logging series | Sykes Logging in Alabama | Steep Slope Update, Chile

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Features

BTB 47: FROM RUSSIA: ILIM GROUP VISITS CANADA

Ilim Group is the largest pulp and paper organization in Russia. Ilim Group's upper management team made the long trip to Canada to get a closer look at the Tigercat manufacturing plants in Ontario.




BTB 47: LOGGER GIRL

Samantha Paul begins a new series on women in logging with hopes to inspire young women to consider logging as a career. First up, an interview with BC based operator, Hannah Dehoog that explores how she got into the logging industry, what life is like for a woman in logging camps and what she loves about being an operator.


BTB 47: M.T. SYKES LOGGING

BTB spoke with Marvin Thomas Sykes, owner of M.T. Sykes Logging and 27-year-old son Colton Sykes to learn more about their all-Tigercat harvesting operations.


BTB 47: Steep Slope Logging in Chile

An update on the processes, technologies and advancements at work in Chile's challenging steep slope and winch assist logging operations.


BTB 47: LX870D FIRST IMPRESSIONS

BTB visited Olympia, Washington to get operator Gary Smith’s impressions of his new LX870D track feller buncher. Gary works with R.L. Smith Logging, which is owned by his brother and sister-in-law Roger and Carmen Smith.


BTB 47: Word of Mouth: On Sexton Lumber

Big dreams and hard work led the Sexton family business from a horse and water-powered sawmill to a modern, integrated harvesting and sawmilling operation.


BTB 46: 1085C FIRST IMPRESSIONS

BTB went to Chibougamau in central Quebec in April to visit with Jocelyn Gagné of Forestier 2P Logging and get his first impressions of his new 1085C forwarder.


BTB 46: OVERCOMING CHALLENGES IN QUEBEC

Logging contractors in the Saguenay–Lac Saint-Jean region of central Quebec face it all – from extreme weather conditions and remote locations to low wood prices and high production demands.


BTB 46: CAPTURING VALUE IN THE ADIRONDACKS

Fourth generation logger, Larry Richards talks about his operations in the Adirondacks and leveraging the knowledge and expertise of the team to capture more value – for the company and the landowners.