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Region of Queens Municipality

Nova Scotia, Canada

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Image Investment Attraction Forestry

While one of our traditional industries, the forestry sector continues to innovate and now employs people at various levels in: resource harvesting, lumber production sawmills, biomass production as well as in the spinoff trucking industry.

Major Employers:
Harry Freeman and Son Ltd. - variety of wood products including pre-fabricated buildings

Kent Building Centre/ J&H Industries, Ltd. - wood products facility manufacturing roof and floor trusses, building supplies

East Coast Panelized Wall Systems - producing a faster and more efficient system for residential wall construction.

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Former Bowater Mersey Mill Site Potential to Turn into Mecca for Forestry Innovation: Progress Media Article

Liverpool's new InnovaCorp Demonstration Centre for Resource-Based Bioeconomy located at the former Bowater Mersey mill site has the potential to turn Liverpool into a mecca for forestry innovation in the post-paper world and transform the forestry industry of Atlantic Canada along with it by piloting everything from biofuel to wood-based laminates to plastics that could someday replace fibreglass. Click here to read the complete article.

 

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