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Forest products program to boost economy

...value-added processing for the forest products in Southeast Alaska, consistent...participate in the evolution of the forest products industry so that it is not so...value via richer manufacturing of forest products. These kinds of businesses could...
JEDC and Forest Service release cluster plan for economic development

...Cluster Initiative, consists of just that, with an emphasis on four such industry clusters for ocean products, forest products, visitor products and renewable energy. The report, developed by Southeast Alaska leaders in business, academia...
In the Tongass, every job counts

...opportunity.Southeast has all the elements necessary to succeed. Low-cost hydropower, mining opportunities, forest products, and aquaculture provide a diverse base for a vibrant economy.Alaskans are just asking the Obama administration...
Shutdown halts Tongass logging

...month pending a review of the status of the Alexander Archipelago wolf that lives on Prince of Wales Island.Alcan Forest Products has also been forced to stop logging on Zarembo Island near Wrangell. Brian Brown, a partner in the company, said...
Final decision issued for Tok biomass sale

...for a combined heat and power and/or manufacturing forest products facility, and to meet the state's objective of...sector funding to build a combined heat and power or forest products facility. The amount of trees proposed for harvest...
New group works to bring mine service jobs to Juneau

...facilitate a project that brings together stakeholders from several major Southeast industries such as ocean products, forest products, small mills and tourism. The project hopes to strengthen these clusters of businesses.JEDC's most recent initiative...
KPC mills pass into new hands

...Louisiana-Pacific Corp. The purchase price paid by Gateway Forest Products was not revealed. Gateway plans a plywood veneer...We wish the best of luck to Gateway.'' Gateway Forest Products was formed last spring by three Ketchikan Pulp executives...
Tongass old growth should stay in federal hands

...know a thing or two about this temperate rainforest I call home. I firmly believe that a small-scale, high-end forest products industry can and should continue in the Tongass and that if we strike the correct balance between logging and other...
My Turn: Recipe for disaster

...itself. Unlike the Governor and his Task Force, we are serious about the future of Southeast Alaska. There will be a forest products industry that will sustainably coexist with our other major industries, but it will likely look much different than...
Commerce and industry kick off a new year

...collaboration within the regional industry clusters. Industry clusters include ocean products, visitor products, forest products, renewable energy and mining services and supplies.Find out more about the summit and register at www.jedc...


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