Woods to Mill
Cross-laminated timber (CLT) is said to have first been developed in Switzerland in the early 1990’s. Since then, it has become increasingly popular across Europe in modern architecture and building construction, and it now appears to be gaining some momentum here in North America.
Last month I wrote about FRA Technical Releases, and how to submit ideas for publication. The FRA Safety Alert is another very popular publication that we offer, and something that can greatly benefit those working in forestry industry jobs.
What if you were asked to share your thoughts and experiences of someone who had made a significant impact in your life? You would consider what they did, what they said, their actions, their feelings, important things they taught you, their concern for others, their reputation, etc.
When Tim Mahan, owner of Southern Forestry, Inc., was honored as FRA’s 2013 Southcentral Region Outstanding Logger, certain key phrases kept coming up over and over again by those who were familiar with Tim’s timber harvesting operation:
A staple benefit of FRA membership has been the ability to search for technical releases that pertain to a certain topic or area of expertise.
Not many know this, but the Biewer family was not always in the lumber business. The family, originally from Germany, made a living as a brewmeister. Prohibition eventually shut down the Biewer beer business, leaving the family looking for other opportunities.
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