Canadian Biomass Magazine

Duz Cho sawmill takes safety to a new level

March 31, 2015
By Amie Silverwood

March 31, 2015 - A small rough cut mill in Mackenzie, B.C., has taken safety to a new level. Rather than housing the sawline in the mill and equipping the building with fans and vacuums to keep the dust from settling, the Duz Cho sawmill is built outside, where the elements keep dust levels down and only the finished lumber is stored inside. But that’s not the only way Duz Cho sawmill thinks outside of the box – this sawmill boasts a full line of fresh ideas. 

Duz Cho sawmill is owned by the McLeod Lake Indian Band and began ramping up production in July 2014. It had only been up and running for a few months when Canadian Forest Industries got to peek behind the curtain – in fact, the curtain hadn’t been hung yet (more to follow). READ FULL ARTICLE.

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