The Houston Pellet Plant has so far been able to find enough material to fill the gap caused by the Canfor mill’s temporary closures which began late last year, a challenge that will continue as the mill is now shifting to a four-day week schedule.
“We have been able to find fibre to keep the plant at full production but it has meant transitioning from sawmill residuals to harvest residuals. We are chipping low grade logs that cannot be used as sawlogs, cant logs or pulp logs,” says Jason Fisher, a vice president of Pinnacle Pellet, a 30 per cent owner of the plant and its operator.
Source: BC Local News
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