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  • Conger Lumber Company Case Study

    The culling of white pine on Blackstone Lake began in the late 1880s with the arrival of the Conger Lumber Company. Once the commercially viable pine had been fully exploited the process of stripping hemlock trees of their bark for the leather tanning process began on the lake in the spring of 1900. At the time the Rankin Bros., headed by James Rankin on Blackstone, were supplying the Conger Lumber Co. Another sawmill operator in the region was the Mitchell Lumber Co. set up by Thomas Mitchell in 1898 (later this would become in the 1920s the Mitchell-McDonald Lumber Co.). The mill was located west of the CPR railway, on the now Blackstone-Crane Road, producing railway ties and shims from wood obtained south of their mill, from Second and Third Lakes all the way down to Blackstone and…

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  • Sawmill Memo

    FROM: James Babson, Organization Health and Safety Officer DATE: 16 September, 2016 SUBJECT: Summary of Work Safe BC’s report on Babine Sawmill explosion Executive Summary The explosion at the Babine Forest Products sawmill in Burns Lake on 20 January 2012 was caused by the ignition of wood dust accumulated between the belt and sheaves of the 8R-25 conveyer. Due to confinement by the guard and large presence of wood dust in the air, the fire changed into a deflagration and destroyed sawmill,…

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  • Jackson Sawmill Case Study

    Summary: Northwest Canadian Forest Products Limited owns and operates five sawmills in BC and Alberta. They produce high quality lumber for use in the manufacture of window frames, doors and moldings internationally and lower quality commodity type lumber for use in the Canadian construction industry. The president of the company is trying to decide whether or not to invest money into Jackson Sawmill for new plant and equipment, since it hasn’t been upgraded for twenty years. The alternative…

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  • Benng Thong Thai Sawmills Case Study

    Bhd, a wholly Kong Thai Sawmills owned by six siblings. One of them, namely Beng Ling Sung holds a 2.5 percent stake in the company. While Beng Beng Siew Siong and hold shares amounting to 63.5 percent. Beng Siew is the chairman of the board of directors and Beng Siong is a director of the company. Sung Beng Ling is a former director of the company. In this case, Ling Beng Sung had made allegations against the two brothers and Beng Beng Siew Siong and companies on the grounds of oppressiveness…

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  • What Is A Hero's Journey

    It knew the peasants who possible offer us food and hide during the night. The trip to Fay’s sur Lignon it’s dangerous through the mountains, villages and towns. This first stage, long enough, we did it by foot, in the paths between the forests and in the middle of wheat fields. The French militia and the Germans monitored the entire region. When Ivette could not walk the gardener or Alex carried it on their shoulders. After passing the wheat fields, at the entrance to the forest, we find a…

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  • Wood Venting Essay

    exposures to wood dust with millions of workers exposed on any given day. The author states (Vallières, 2015 P. 5) in their studies wood dust was one of the most prevalent exposure for males on all studies totaling over eighteen thousand jobs, however one thousand nine hundred and six jobs were considered exposed to higher trace amounts of wood dust and led to greater amounts of diseases that led to deaths. These tops area jobs that were presented with higher amounts was timber cutting…

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  • Essay On Gold Fever

    In the 19th century there has been instances where some shiny, bright yellow substances were found within the water way, no one has ever noticed until 1848 by a man named James Marshall. It is 1848 and the territory of California has been seen on many accounts that there is gold there. At the scene of a sawmill owned by John Sutter, James Marshall was a carpenter who does his work with no problem. While Marshall was working, he went to the nearby stream and noticed that there was some gold dust…

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  • Mississippi River Importance

    was a huge contributor to the American economy. Due to the river’s length it allowed cargo ships to travel inland much farther, decreasing shipping prices. That coupled with the time saved helped make the United States one of the top economies of the world. Not only did it transport goods, but it also brought services. The people would put numerous things on boats such as, “blacksmiths and floating general stores…floating sawmills and gristmills” and many more things of the sort (Schneider…

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  • Logging In The Late 1800s

    settlers could buy 160 acres of land for $1.25 an acre. With this new land, Saw mills would buy as much land as they could and log it for a huge profit. By 1875 logging white pines was the main source for the economy in the northern part of the country. "In 1875, you could ship 141 rail cars full of lumber in one week with a fast moving team"(Mimi). Soon after all the wood was cut around the town of Minneapolis, it became one of the biggest boom towns in the Midwest. The wood finally ran out in…

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  • Fran And Industrial Machines Company Case Study

    to migrate the loss. Rule: According explanation to Section 74 of the Contract Act 1950, Mitigation of loss is the party seeking damages is under a duty to mitigate the loss. The law imposes a duty to the injured party to take all reasonable procedure to minimize their loss instead doing nothing. Application: Based on the case of Kabatasan Timber Extraction Co v Chong Fah Shing, the breach of this case occurred when the defendant had failed to deliver the timber. The respondent to have gone to…

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