Woods to Mill

Air-Conditioned Sawmills? Monday, 06 January 2020 14:20

Air-Conditioned Sawmills?

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I recently had the opportunity to tour a southern sawmill that had just gone through a significant rebuild. While there was a lot of exciting new technology, as is the case with most new sawmills these days, the one thing that stood out to me was that the sawmill was air-conditioned.
The University of Minnesota’s Natural Resources Research Institute (NRRI) is the state’s applied research lab.
Forisk forecasts that an additional 3 BBFT of sawmill capacity is scheduled to come online in the South over the next three years. Given current limits on trucking capacity, how do we move an additional 13 million tons per year?
Last week I participated in a Capitol Hill Fly-In organized by the H-2B Workforce Coalition, of which FRA is a member. Representatives from the National Association of Landscape Professionals, the Seasonal Employment Alliance, AmericanHort, and the Golf Course Superintendents Association were...
The transporting of raw forest products (logs, pulpwood, chips, and biomass) from the woods to the mill has been a challenge for the forest products industry for many decades. Congressman Gallagher’s (WI-8-R) Safe Routes Act (HR 2453) aims to make transporting raw forest products safer and more efficient.
Molpus Timberland Group, LLC has been synonymous with timberland management for more than a century. Molpus had its beginnings in 1905 when the Molpus Lumber Company was formed in Meridian, MS.
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