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Laurel Nikiforuk

Laurel Nikiforuk

Whitecourt, AB
Roads And Log Haul Assistant
Millar Western

Millar Western – It’s the People

September 25, 2018 9:30 am Published by

**WE INTERRUPT THIS BROADCAST FOR A MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT**

Working for Millar Western, I have had the pleasure to be a member of an extraordinary community. Recently, I had the opportunity to speak to Millar Western President and CEO, Craig Armstrong, about what makes Millar Western exceptional.

As the President and CEO of Millar Western,


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The Final Experience

September 14, 2018 2:58 pm Published by

Working with Millar Western has been one of my favorite professional experiences so far. Over the course of one summer, I have gained insight into the field of forest operations, have driven down some of the most beautiful quad trails of my life so far, and have effectively turned into a fish. In this final post, I’d like to review some of my highlights of working with Millar Western.


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A Day in the Wetlands

September 14, 2018 2:45 pm Published by

One of my favorite things about working for Millar Western has been the endless learning opportunities that I have been presented with. On one particular occasion, I was lucky to be a part of a wetlands training for our woodlands office put on by Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC). The purpose of this training was to help our woodlands team gain a better understanding of the different classes of boreal wetlands that we may encounter during our field operations.


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What’s In My Cruise Vest?

September 14, 2018 2:38 pm Published by

A forester’s cruise vest carries all the gear needed for the day. Here are the essentials that you can always find in mine:

  • First aid kit/Survival kit – These are definitely essential. You can never be sure that things will go safely when you’re in the field; with a first aid and survival kit on your person,

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The Millar Western Experience – Thinking Like a Fish

August 3, 2018 10:45 am Published by

One of my roles as a Roads and Log Haul Assistant for Millar Western is to complete watercourse crossing inspections on company-owned roads. Since these roads are used heavily – by forestry and oil and gas workers, other resource users and the general public – it is important to keep crossings in the best condition possible, in order to keep all road users safe.


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