As forestry dies, a lumber town starts drilling
When Canfor Corp. announced the indefinite closing of its two forestry mills in Fort Nelson, in far northeastern British Columbia, Sylvain Provost decided to shut down his logging company.
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#1 Jan 6, 2009
DAVID EBNER debner @ globeandmail.com
FORT NELSON, B.C.--
He sent a fleet of bunchers, pickers and loaders worth about $5-million to auction, and
got about half of that back.
Now, instead of facing the manic three months when the swampy muskeg around Fort Nelson is frozen and foresters do their work,
Mr. Provost is preparing a smaller version of his old company.
This time he's going to work for natural gas companies.
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#2 Feb 4, 2009
...change must be made.....GOD Bless....gas/oil////yes.....On ward....good eat'n...eh..
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