Andrew Johnson, owner of A&K Timber Company, estimates 50 to 60 percent of his company’s cutting on Vancouver Island is done on steep slopes today.
When asked why he wanted to climb Mount Everest, George Mallory famously replied, “Because it’s there.” At the time, no one had reached the summit of the highest mountain in the world. To Mallory and other mountaineers, its very existence posed a challenge to be gloriously overcome.
Clear-cutting old-growth forests to produce wood pellets to replace fossil fuels in electricity generation would release more carbon into the atmosphere than it would save “for many decades,” according to a new scientific study.
Starting from 2 June 2020, Ponsse’s retailer in South Africa will be M.T.S. Parts CC. The company will start as Ponsse’s official retailer, being responsible for the sale and maintenance of PONSSE forest machines, as well as spare parts services in South Africa. Green Projects, Ponsse’s current service provider in South Africa, will continue as Ponsse’s retailer until 1 June 2020.
Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed has said he is aware that there are currently delays to issuing forestry licences and that it is causing difficulties for some in the sector.
Barry, Wales — LIGNIA Wood Company, a global manufacturer of modified timber products for the construction industry recently signed on with Hardwoods Specialty Products. All LIGNIA distribution partners, including National Wood Products, Thompson Mahogany, East Teak Fine Hardwoods, and now Hardwoods Specialty Products will stock LIGNIA, LIGNIA Fire, and in some cases LIGNIA Yacht.