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April2003LoggingandSawmillingJournal

TOPCONTRACTORS
AlbertasTop15LoggingContractors2003
WelcometoLogging&SawmillingJournalsongoingseriesfeaturing
Canadastoploggingcontractors.

ThismonthwetakeacloserlookatAlberta,withalistofitsTop15Logging

Contractors.OurprevioustwolistsofAlbertacontractorshaveputtheTop10in
thespotlight,butthisyearwehaveexpandedthelisttomatchthehighlevelof
readerinterest.
Likeprevioustopcontractorlists,thisoneisbasedonharvestedvolumesno
othercriteriawereusedintherankingofthecompanies.Inthecaseofthislist,
thevolumesarebasedonthewoodharvestedintheyearorseasonof2002.
Foranyoneinterestedinmakingcomparisons,previouslistingsofAlbertastop
loggingcontractorsranintheOctober2000andNovember2001issuesof
Logging&SawmillingJournal.Thesepastissues,andthelists,canbeviewedat
ourwebsiteatwww.forestnet.com
Thelistschangeovertimeascontractorsseefluctuationsintheirvolumesfrom
oneyeartothenext.Reasonsforfluctuationsincludeamyriadofcircumstances,
someofthemainonesbeing:winningandlosingcuttingrights,partialselloffs,
moresalvage,consolidationsandretirements.
Asinthepast,wehavetriedtomakethislistascompleteaspossible,although
thereremainsasmallnumberofcontractorswhodonotwishtoparticipate.And,
asaresultofboostingthelisttothetop15,thereisaslightlyincreasedchance
thatacompanymayhavebeenoverlooked.Again,wearededicatedtomaking
theselistsascompleteaspossible.Ifyouknowofacompanythatshouldbe
includednexttime,pleasegetintouchwithus.
Futureissuesofthemagazinewillcontinuetoupdatereadersonotherregional
andprovinciallistsoftoploggingcontractors.Sostaytuned.

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1.D&JIsleyandSonsContractingLtd
Owners:RoyandMorganIsley
Headoffice:GrandePrairie
Areasofoperation:Whitecourt,Edson,GrandePrairie,FoxCreek
Softandhardwood/TreelengthandcuttolengthVolume:980,000cubicmetres
2.PineridgeLogging/PinnacleLogging
Owners:JakeFroese,PeterPeters,GregDechant
Headoffice:LaCrete
Areasofoperation:PeaceRiverandHighRiver
Softandhardwood/TreelengthVolume:610,000cubicmetres
3.GardenRiverLoggingCo(1988)Ltd
Owners:Danny,WayneandDougDechant
Headoffice:HighLevel
Areasofoperation:HighLevel,Manning
Softandhardwood/TreelengthandcuttolengthVolume:600,000cubic
metres
4.DoubleBLoggingLtd
Owner:LeoandCelineBerube
Headoffice:Whitecourt
Areasofoperation:Whitecourt
Softwood/TreelengthandcuttolengthVolume:500,000cubicmetres
5.BTLWoodEnterprisesLtd
Owners:DanielTremblayandMariusLebrun
Headoffice:PeaceRiver
Areaofoperation:NorthernPeaceRiver
Softandhardwood/TreelengthVolume:372,000cubicmetres
6.ZellOilfieldServiceLtd
Owner:LesZeller
Headoffice:SpruceGrove
Areasofoperation:SlaveLake
Softandhardwood/TreelengthandcuttolengthVolume:365,000cubicmetres
7.SouthCaribooENTLtd
Owners:DwayneBeattie
Headoffice:GrandePrairie
Areasofoperation:SouthwestofGrandePrairie
Softwood/TreelengthVolume:340,000cubicmetres
8.LydaLoggingLtd
Owner:LawrenceLyda
Headoffice:DraytonValley
Areasofoperation:WestofDraytontoRockyMountainHouse
Softandhardwood/TreelengthandcuttolengthVolume:320,000cubicmetres
9.FriesenLoggingLtd
Owners:GeorgeandEvaFriesen
Headoffice:LaCrete
Areasofoperation:LaCrete,HighLevel
Softandhardwood/TreelengthandcuttolengthVolume:305,000cubicmetres
10.CraterEnterprisesLtd
Owner:TerryCoray
Headoffice:GrandeCache
Areasofoperation:GrandeCache/GrandePrairie
Soft/TreelengthVolume:300,000cubicmetres
11.RogersLoggingLtd
Owner:RogerandLucilleMoore
Headoffice:Guy
Areasofoperation:SlaveLake
Softandhardwood/TreelengthandcuttolengthVolume:294,000cubicmetres
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12.AugerLoggingLtd
Owner:EricAuger
Headoffice:Wabasca
Areasofoperation:AroundSlaveLake
Softandhardwood/TreelengthandcuttolengthVolume:270,000cubicmetres
13.EstabrookLoggingLtd
Owners:MilesandJamesEstabrook
Headoffice:Grimshaw
Areasofoperation:PeaceRiver
Hardandsoftwood/TreelengthVolume:270,000cubicmetres
14.TimberboundConstructionLtd
Owner:AnthonyPeters
Headoffice:LaCrete
Areasofoperation:HighLevel
Softandhardwood/TreelengthandcuttolengthVolume:250,000cubicmetres
15.TJLoggingInc
Owners:TimWhite
Headoffice:Whitecourt
Areasofoperation:Whitecourtarea
Softandhardwood/TreelengthVolume:249,000cubicmetres

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