West Fraser Sawmill Report 2011

Quesnel Air Quality Roundtable
Quesnel Sawmill Division
2011 Report

 

1. What have you done in the last 12 months?

  • Completed paving of our rough lumber yard.
  • Further consolidated our log supply closer to the mill to reduce road dust associated with hauling to the mill as required.

a. Does this action address a recommendation from the Air Shed Management Plan

Yes

b. If yes, please provide the recommendation number.

 

2. What are you planning to do in the next 12 months?

  • Install a baghouse in the sawmill.
  • Reduce hog hauled to landfill by utilizing our hog re-entry more efficiently.
  • Begin to use calcium or Bio oil to reduce dust on high traffic roads around mill.
  • Participate in “Our Quesnel” initiative.

a. Does this action address a recommendation from the Air Shed Management Plan

Yes

b. If yes, please provide the recommendation number.

 

3. What are your long term plans for meeting the 2016 Goals?

  • Considering the deployment of sprinklers on our sawmill hot decks to further reduce dust generation
  • Reducing the use of compressed air for cleaning throughout the work site.
  • Working with CN to begin the transport of logs into the mill via rail

a. Does this action address a recommendation from the Air Shed Management Plan

Yes

b. If yes, please provide the recommendation number.

 

Overall self Assessment of your progress for this year – Medium