Forest NB members and industry stakeholders attended a carbon pricing workshop in Fredericton on Friday to explore options regarding a provincial carbon pricing model. Chris Walton from Arbora Management Services delivered a presentation describing Ontario’s implementation of their carbon taxation model in recent years. The meeting was called in anticipation of the carbon tax policy […]
Congratulations to Forest NB member AV Group on being recognized in the Atlantic Canada’s Top Employers 2016 competition. The competition, now in its 8th year, highlights the region’s best workplaces based on an 8-point evaluation scale. These include: Physical workplace Work atmosphere & social Health, financial & family benefits Vacation & time off Employee communications […]
As President and CEO of the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI), Kathy Abusow understands the importance of responsible forest management and forestry practices. While she feels that forest conservation is necessary, she also explains how regulated harvesting and replanting are key components to healthy forests. “Working forests also provide quality jobs that can sustain rural communities. […]
With the holidays just around the corner, many New Brunswickers are firing up woodstoves to keep their homes warm for the season’s festivities. While some are turning up their thermostats, others are filling their stoves with wood pellets. Three Forest NB members, H.J. Crabbe & Sons Ltd. in Florenceville-Bristol, Marwood Limited in Traceyville and Groupe […]
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.