B.C. logger weathers industry challenges by diversifying operations
February 16, 2023 By Canadian Biomass staff
Claude Paquet has seen it all. A veteran of the forestry industry, Paquet has been logging since 1971, when he got his start by selling his car for a skidder and hitchhiking to logging sites.
Having been in the industry for so long, Paquet knows how to weather its ups and downs. As wildfires, pests and a struggling market have forced the B.C. forest industry into a downturn, Paquet has diversified his operations, and recently identified a new opportunity: grinding wood waste.
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