Processes and Production

Timber output

  • The mill cuts only Radiata Pine and has a very strong Saw log supply from throughout Canterbury and the West Coast. The Timber production output of the Sawmill is about 18,000 m3 pa in which almost all is Kiln dried and preservative treated on site.

Product Range

As well as Timber Supply we also supply:

  • Farm Fence Posts
  • Building Poles
  • Farm Buildings
  • Bins and Pallets

Sawmill and Processing Plant

Sawmill:

  • Debarker: Nicholson A-600 900mm Ring
  • Wilsons Med Duty Log Carriage, onboard turning
  • MOF Scanning
  • CM & E Slabber
  • Band Head Rig CAE High Strain
  • Power Bench One fixed saw one moving popup

Timber Processing:

  • Stacker: Tilt hoist Green and Dry Chain fitted with Ecoustic grader and auto stacker
  • Camera defect grader
  • Planner: Leadermac Planner moulder fitted with Auto in feed and out feed
  • Resaw: 36” Stenner fitted with 2 pack in feed and out feed skids

Heat Plant:

  • Scott’s bio-fuel Heat plant with separate walking floors for wet and dry wood fuel

Preservative Treating:

  • CCA and Boron treating

Other Plant

  • Optimizing cross-cut saw