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Melanie Flack

Blog #7: Summer 2017 comes to a close

3 octobre 2017 14:12 Published by

Wow. How is it already September? Not only does that date mean that it’s time for the weather to get cold again, it also means that I only have four more months in BC until I head back to New Brunswick for a semester of school. Another thing September means is the end of the Green Dream blog for the summer.

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Blog #6: The Taylor Pulp Mill

29 août 2017 14:35 Published by

This week, I would like to give a brief overview of how the pulp mill works! So many people I’ve talked to from home don’t even really know what pulp is, so this seems like a good opportunity to explain what it is and how it’s made.

When people ask me what pulp is, I always describe it as an intermediate step between wood chips and any type of paper or boxboard product (including tissue,

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Blog #5: Project announcement, engineering and Mount Temple!

14 août 2017 16:31 Published by

Taylor’s Capital Project

These last two weeks have been very eventful for Canfor Pulp! Canfor Pulp Ltd. announced on July 26th that it will be undertaking two capital projects – one of which will be happening at the Taylor Pulp mill. The capital project in Taylor aims to improve the efficiency of the mill by using less energy to produce the same amount of product.

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Blog #4: Seizing opportunities and facing fears

1 août 2017 14:57 Published by

Since being offered my job with Canfor, I have tackled more things that scared me and taken advantage of more opportunities than I ever had in my life. Honestly, being offered this position was terrifying and, at the time, I couldn’t imagine leaving my friends and family. The thought of finishing my degree and graduating alone was something I never thought I would be capable of doing.

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Blog #3: Why Canfor?

17 juillet 2017 13:54 Published by

Before starting this post, I would like to address the terrible forest fires that have broken out in central British Columbia. There are so many amazing individuals from across Canada who have relocated to help fight the fires and assist in evacuations and keeping people safe. This is a devastating time for those losing their homes and land but an amazing demonstration of how Canadians band together for support.

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Blog #2: Exploring Western Canada

5 juillet 2017 12:34 Published by

Welcome back to my blog! There is a lot I need to cover this week, so I’ll just jump right in. When I moved to Fort St. John, I planned on living completely alone all year and made the decision that it was important I have a companion. So, the first thing I did after getting somewhat settled in my new apartment was adopt a cat from the SPCA.

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Blog #1: The Big Move

16 juin 2017 13:40 Published by

Hello there, reader! I feel like it’s important to let you know who you’re listening to: my name is Melanie Flack. I grew up in Nova Scotia and am going to school at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton. I’m in my third year of Chemical Engineering and I am currently living in Fort St. John, BC, working for Canfor Pulp Ltd.

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