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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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011199/Ope_webbmt.html
Opinion
Visions of a quick switch

...Alaska, from its history to the forest products that come out of it."She's...niche markets for locally sourced forest products, whether the demand is for cabin...some market for second-growth forest products."There are a number of small...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-28/visions-quick-switch
Local
My Turn: Let's not cook the goose that lays the golden eggs

...work together, we can remove the remaining economic barriers - ending round log exports, for one - to a sustainable forest products industry in which local families have stable employment processing local wood for local markets. We won't get there...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-16/my-turn-lets-not-cook-goose-lays-gold
Opinion
To protect the old trees, Tongass Advisory Committee considers the right way to cull the young

...more acres if you're going to harvest at a lower age," Spores said.Committee member Eric Nichols, of Alcan Forest Products, said he prefers to wait -- it's worth it for the payoff down the road."Knock it down in 2025, because you'd...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-11/protect-old-trees-committee-considers-r
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-06-12/jedc-and-forest-service-release-cluster
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-04-05/final-decision-issued-tok-biomass-sa
Outdoors
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110899/Loc_mill.html
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-09-11/tongass-every-job-counts
Opinion
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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-07-02/tongass-old-growth-should-stay-federa
Opinion
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-17/shutdown-halts-tongass-logging
State

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