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Viewing entries posted in December 2015

NS company is making biofuel from low-value wood fibre

Posted by Christie Verstraten on 14 December 2015

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Cellufuel, a company based out of the former Bowater Mersey paper mill, has been making renewable biofuel out of low-value wood fibre from Freeman's Lumber.

Read more ... http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/cellufuel-bowater-brooklyn-biofuel-1.3360252

Timber theft and trespass a common problem for landowners

Posted by Christie Verstraten on 11 December 2015

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Many Nova Scotia landowners have been the victim of or heard of timber trespass or theft. Often, the only punishment for theft is for the thief to pay the price of the wood they took. 

Read more ... http://thechronicleherald.ca/opinion/1326513-woodlot-pillaging-a-result-of-undervaluing-the-resource

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