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How It’s Made: Bleached Chemi-Thermomechanical Wood Pulp


September 7 2017

Today we are going to follow alongside a woodchip as it transforms into the wood pulp that we use abundantly throughout the world. Before I start I’d like to give thanks to Brian Perron for sitting down and hammering out some of the…

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The Forestry Industry – Debunked


August 17 2017

Over the past few weeks I’ve had a lot of questions from family and friends who have seen my previous blogs, and it continues to baffle me how people will believe any rumour they hear. I had one friend who I’ve known for…

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The Art of BEP


August 14 2017

Nothing screams sustainability more than re-usable energy. We here at Millar Western are extremely fortunate for the opportunity to build and run our very own bio-energy plant (BEP). After 3 tedious years of construction, our plant now has the ability to use the…

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Explore Alberta


July 26 2017

These last couple weeks my girlfriend and I did some hiking and exploring around southern Alberta and, as fit for her first time out West, the Rocky Mountains put on an unbelievable show. The whole time we were in the mountains though, I…

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Hey everyone!


June 29 2017

So, these last few weeks I’ve been working like crazy picking up some extra shifts and working on my own crew (it almost feels like I’ve spent more time at the mill than at home), and I thought it would be a perfect…

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Chapter 1 – Home Again


June 16 2017

I’d first like to quickly thank Millar Western Forest Products for having me back on crew for a third straight summer, and The Greenest Workforce for this awesome opportunity to showcase my adventures working in the forest products industry. So to quickly introduce…

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