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Timber Harvesting Safety
Cross-laminated timber (CLT) is said to have first been developed in Switzerland in the early 1990’s. Since then, it has become increasingly popular across Europe in modern architecture and building construction, and it now appears to be gaining some momentum here in North America.
Last month I wrote about FRA Technical Releases, and how to submit ideas for publication. The FRA Safety Alert is another very popular publication that we offer, and something that can greatly benefit those working in forestry industry jobs.
What if you were asked to share your thoughts and experiences of someone who had made a significant impact in your life? You would consider what they did, what they said, their actions, their feelings, important things they taught you, their concern for others, their reputation, etc.
When Tim Mahan, owner of Southern Forestry, Inc., was honored as FRA’s 2013 Southcentral Region Outstanding Logger, certain key phrases kept coming up over and over again by those who were familiar with Tim’s timber harvesting operation:
There is a high degree of uncertainty surrounding the potential federal listing of cave-dwelling bats; therefore, the Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin DNRs decided a proactive and strategic approach was appropriate to minimize potential impacts to sustainable forest management.
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