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The following 10 points about ways to improve the forest economy in B.C. are taken from Ben Parfitt’s article.
Those who didn’t attend the forestry meeting March 16 missed valuable information on the soft wood lumber discussions with the U.S.
A January 2014 article in the Logging and Sawmilling Journal describes how a value added company started out over 50 years ago.
If you go onto the provincial government website and look under apportionment you will see information.
During the open line show on CBC radio Feb. 27 most of the people phoning in were against the export of raw logs.
Recent press releases indicate Canadian forest industry and government representatives are planning a campaign blitz in the U.S.
U.S. lumber manufactures want restrictions on Canadian lumber so they can make more profits.
Canada has more biomass per capita than any other country in the planet according to an article by Tony Kryzanowski.
articipating in trade agreements (NAFTA or TPP) with the Americans seems of little value.
If president elect Trump has his way NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement) will need to change.
The use of concrete poles in our subdivision in the late 1970s seemed like a good idea.
After the recent presidential election some are warning that the softwood lumber agreement is going to be much harder to negotiate.
How about a thermal wood rail road tie which is rot resistant and free of any harmful chemicals?
The provincial government is promoting the increased use of residual fibre.
As described below, I am assuming the Cariboo region with its diverse forest industry complex will mirror most of the predictions.
Shareholder profits at the expense of local business and environmental/health issues have resulted in a number of contradictions:
On March 10, five of us took advantage of an invitation for a tour of the Williams Lake Power Plant (WLPP).
Rail tie ash and lack of science should be of a concern to everyone.
I am in favour of each community taking responsibility of its own garbage and not shipping it off for another community to deal with.
Will it be profitable to bring roadside logging debris to the Atlantic Power plant?