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Analysis of a British Columbia resource road's vulnerability to climate change: in-SHUCK-ch

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub52575
Author
Bradley, Allan
Forrester, Alex
Date
March 2018
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Analysis of a British Columbia Resource Road’s Vulnerability to Climate Change: in-SHUCK-ch
Author
Bradley, Allan
Forrester, Alex
Date
March 2018
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
35 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Transportation & Infrastructure
Subject
British Columbia
Resource
Roads
Climate
FOP Technical Report
FPI TR
Series Number
Technical Report ; TR 2018 n.30
Language
English
Abstract
FLNRO, with technical assistance from the B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure and FPInnovations, conducted a case study of the vulnerability to climate change of infrastructure on the 70 km-long in-SHUCK-ch forest service road. The workshop participants followed a process established by the Public Infrastructure Engineering Vulnerability Committee (PIEVC). This case study provided both meaningful analysis of the risks and opportunities faced by the in-SHUCK-ch FSR corridor and the communities it provides access to, and establishes a benchmark for future iterations of the process with resource roads. A series of recommendations are made that arise from the PIEVC analysis. These recommendations included the need to streamline and focus the PIEVC process specifically for resource roads, capacity building actions by road managers and maintainers, a review of emergency preparedness plans for the communities accessed by the FSR, actions to safeguard FSR infrastructure and residential development on lakeshore debris fans, a general review and inspection of drainage structures, actions to review and improve the resiliency of stream crossing structures and, finally, a recommendation to review the scope and size of the road maintenance program.
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Analysis of a skyline partial cutting operation in the interior cedar-hemlock biogeoclimatic zone

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub524
Author
Pavel, Mihai
Date
March 1999
Edition
36764
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
red cedar. Productivity, Costs, Interior British Columbia, Skylead C40 16000 yarder, Mini-Maki II
Author
Pavel, Mihai
Date
March 1999
Edition
36764
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
21 p
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Systems
Yarders
Skylead
Radio frequency
Productivity
Partial cutting
Logs
Harvesting
Costs
Cable logging
British Columbia
FPI TR
Series Number
Technical Report ; TR-000125
Language
English
Abstract
In 1997, FERIC studied a partial cutting operation in the Interior Cedar-Hemlock biogeoclimate zone, on a site west of Kitwanga, B.C. The operation used a Skylead C40 16000 skidder-mounted yarder and Mini-Maki II radio-controlled carriage in a standing skyline configuration and in single-and multi-span applications. The study provided information on productivity and costs for the harvesting system, impact on soil surface conditions, and damage to the residual stand. Productivity functions were derived to predict yarding productivity and costs over a range of operation conditions.
Cable logging
Skyline
Harvesting
Partial cutting systems
Western hemlock
Western red cedar
Productivity
Costs
Interior British Columbia
Skylead C40 16000 yarder
Mini-Maki II radio controlled carriage
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Analysis of line tensions and backspar stresses in a skyline system: a pilot study

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub440
Author
Lyons, C.K.
Date
1997
Edition
36677
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Lyons, C.K.
Date
1997
Edition
36677
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
8 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Thinning
Stresses
Yarders
Logs
Cable logging
British Columbia
Series Number
Technical Note ; TN-000258
Language
English
Abstract
This report summarizes a pilot study that investigated how loads that are applied to skyline systems in second-growth thinning operations affect the line tensions and stress distribution in the backspar. The maximum tension in the skyline occurred when the turn was fully suspended under the carriage. In the backspar that was examined, compression was the critical stress. By recognizing how the critical loads produce stresses on backspars, procedures can be developed that will limit these stresses.
Cable logging
Skyline
BACKSPARS
Guylines
INTERMEDIATE SUPPORT
Stress distribution
Commercial thinning
Coastal British Columbia
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Applying risk and vulnerability assessments to resource roads in BC

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub7915
Author
Partington, Mark
Bradley, Allan
Date
March 2019
Material Type
Presentation
Field
Fibre Supply
, A., & Forrester, A. (2018). Analysis of a British Columbia Resource Road’s Vulnerability to Climate Change
Author
Partington, Mark
Bradley, Allan
Date
March 2019
Material Type
Presentation
Physical Description
40 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Transportation & Infrastructure
Subject
British Columbia
Roads
Monitoring
Maintenance
Surveys
Location
British Columbia
Language
English
Abstract
The objectives of this presentation are to bring awareness to the relationship between roads and climate change; definite resource road resiliency and adaption; understand the process to identify risks and vulnerabilities to resource roads; review the results from three case studies in BC; and to highlight key learnings and future efforts.
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Area occupied by roads, landings, and backspar trails for cable-yarding systems in coastal British Columbia: summary field note

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub43888
Author
Henderson, Bruce
Date
October 1993
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Henderson, Bruce
Date
October 1993
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
2 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Systems
Cable logging
Yarders
Skidders
Productivity
Harvesting
Costs
British Columbia
Series Number
Field Note Cable Yarding ; FN CY 11
Language
English
Abstract
The survey objective was to describe and compare how common cable-yarding systems are currently being applied in Coastal British COlumbia with respect to access requirements. This Field Note summarizes the survey results.
Harvesting systems
SKIDDERS
Ground disturbance
PRODUCTIVITY
COSTS
BRITISH COLUMBIA
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At-the-stump and roadside log processing : costs and impacts of harvesting and forest renewal

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub49469
Author
Mitchell, Janet L.
von der Gonna, Marc A.
Date
July 1994
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Mitchell, Janet L.
von der Gonna, Marc A.
Date
July 1994
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
16 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
British Columbia
Harvesting
Planting
Site disturbance
Series Number
FO Special Report ; SR 93
Language
English
Abstract
A study by the British Columbia Ministry of Forests (BCMOF), Fraser Lake Sawmills (of West Fraser Mills Ltd.), and the Forest Engineering Research Institute of Canada (FERIC) compared at-the-stump and roadside processing of stems. FERIC determined the productivity and costs of the two harvesting systems and five subsequent regeneration regimes. The impacts of these treatments on slash distribution, cone distribution, mineral soil exposure, site distrubance, and plantable spots were also examined.
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At-the-stump and roadside log processing in Alberta: a comparison

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub43999
Author
Araki, Dennis
Date
1994
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Araki, Dennis
Date
1994
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
30 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Chips
Stumps
Alberta
Wood
Utilization
Systems
Satellite
Roads
Quality control
Qualitative analysis
Productivity
Harvesting
Costs
British Columbia
Series Number
FO Special Report ; SR 96
Language
English
Abstract
Harvesting systems
Roadside harvesting
Cut-to-length harvesting systems
Undersized stems
UTILIZATION
Wood chips
Chip quality
Satellite chipping
PRODUCTIVITY
COSTS
BRITISH COLUMBIA
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B.C. log hauling configurations: maximum weights and dimensions guide, September 2003

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Author
Jokai, Rob
Date
September 2003
Edition
40640
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Jokai, Rob
Date
September 2003
Edition
40640
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
10 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Vehicles
Regulations
British Columbia
Advantage
Series Number
Advantage ; Vol. 4, No. 26
Language
English
Abstract
The Forest Engineering Research Institute of Canada (FERIC) periodically publishes a guide that summarizes the maximum weights and dimensions for on-highway vehicle configurations hauling logs and operating under the British Columbia Commercial Transport Act Regulations. This latest guide supersedes all previous FERIC guides on this topic.
Regulations
Vehicle weights
Vehicle dimensions
British Columbia
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B.C. log hauling configurations: maximum weights and dimensions guide, September 2006

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub4019
Author
Jokai, Rob
Date
December 2006
Edition
40748
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Jokai, Rob
Date
December 2006
Edition
40748
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
8 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Trucks
Transport
Tractor trailer
Road transportation
Roads
Regulations
Logs
British Columbia
Advantage
Series Number
Advantage ; Vol. 7, No. 17
Language
English
Abstract
The Forest Engineering Research Institute of Canada (FERIC) periodically publishes a guide that summarizes the maximum weights and dimensions for on-highway vehicle configurations hauling logs and operating under the British Columbia Commercial Transport Act Regulations. This latest guide supersedes all previous FERIC guides on this topic.
Logging trucks
Tractor trailer combinations
Truck configurations
Sizes and weights
Road transportation
Laws and regulations
British Columbia
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BC non-residential market assessment 2006

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Author
O'Connor, J.
Date
March 2008
Edition
37868
Material Type
Research report
Field
Sustainable Construction
Author
O'Connor, J.
Contributor
BC WoodWorks
Date
March 2008
Edition
37868
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
53 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Sustainable Construction
Research Area
Market Analysis
Subject
Markets
British Columbia
Language
English
Abstract
In this study, current market share for wood in British Columbia non-residential construction was determined as well as potential for increased consumption of wood, based on a 194-building sample of 2006 building permits from most of BC’s major cities. For the sample, structural materials used in each project were established through phone interviews with each architect, contractor or other individual associated with the construction of the building. Each project was then compared against the height and area limits for combustible construction as defined in the BC Building Code. In actual market share for 2006, 13% of all buildings (which comprise 5% of all area) were primarily framed in wood. Adding in buildings that were partially framed in wood, 25% of all buildings (22% of all area) are using wood, either primarily or in combination with other structural materials. If every building allowed by code to be entirely framed in wood actually was, seven times more constructed area would be using wood than current practice. Adding in the potential for heavy timber roofs on non-combustible buildings yields a total of eleven times more constructed area that could be using wood. This total potential incremental wood consumption is estimated at up to 27 million board feet of lumber-type products (lumber, trusses, glulam, I-joists and composite lumber) and 13 million square feet of structural panels (plywood and OSB). Previously gathered market intelligence in BC and elsewhere in North America was then reviewed together with the market share statistics to help determine a set of near-term recommendations for the BC WoodWORKS! program to help capture some of this potential market.
Markets - British Columbia
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