Below are conversion tables used for measurements within the forest products industry: Metric system Factor of conversion(multiply by) Imperial system cubic meters 0.415 cord cubic meters 0.424 MBF (Thousand Board Feet) cubic meters 35.318 cubic feet hectares 2.471 acres centimeters 0.394 inches meters 39.37 inches meters 3.281 feet meters 1.0936 yards meters 0.0497 chains […]
Nearly 80 forest industry professionals and stakeholders dawned their hard hats and took to the woods as part of Forest NB’s Semi-Annual Meeting and Field Tour from September eighth to ninth in Campbellton. The event provides an opportunity for members of the association to discuss the current state of affairs in the industry and issues […]
Congratulations to Valerie Pitre from Atholville for earning the $1000 Forest NB Ernie Strickland Scholarship for the 2016-2017 academic year! Valerie is a first year student at the Université de Moncton studying Criminology and Psychology with goal of becoming an RCMP officer. “I am very surprised and thankful for earning this scholarship as I did […]
Congratulations to Doris Roy from Saint-Jacques for winning our Salon de la Forêt Tree Seedling Draw! She will receive a $400 gift card from Pronature Edmundston. “Wild animals, birds, insects count on us, human being to have a place to live, to eat and to feel secure. I have the responsibility to show my daughter, […]
Envirem Organics specializes in organic and industrial waste recycling. They manufacture various products, including fertilizers, soils, mulches and more. They manage and process more than 500,000 tonnes of forestry and industrial residuals annually through nine facilities. We visited their bagging plant in Miramichi to take a closer look at their composting process.