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Waste in the Foresty Industry

When Burns Lake logging contractor Klaus Posselt hears of the shortage of wood caused by the mountain pine beetle and provincial efforts to ensure enough sawlogs to keep the Interior’s major sawmills in timber, he shakes his head in dismay. There’s no question that the beetle has struck a horrendous blow to Interior forests. The Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations estimates 40 per cent of the timber supply has been affected. Despite […]

Nexen Opens New Gas Compression Station

Nexen opened the Tsea Compression Station in the Horn River Basin near Fort Nelson as part of their Canadian shale gas operations. The Tsea Compressor Station located 80 km northeast of Fort Nelson, British Columbia, started production on September 21st, 2012. The facility compresses and dehydrates gas from shale gas wells. This gas is pipelined to third-party processing facilities where carbon dioxide and hydrogen sulphide are removed to meet specifications for domestic gas usage. Tsea […]

Timberspan Wood Products Featured in Government Small Business Profile

Timberspan Wood Products www.timberspan.ca was recently featured in the British Columbia Ministry of Jobs, Tourism and Innovation and the Government of Canada Western Economic Diversification book on small business profiles. Highlighting the entrepreneurial success of certain businesses in BC, Timberspan was chosen since they have carved out a niche product now exporting all over Canada as well as internationally. The Douglas Fir sawmill creates bridges, beams and timbers for industry as well as residential uses. Recently […]

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