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Timber volume available in Central Newfoundland


March 3, 2013
By Scott Jamieson


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March 3, 2013, Gander, NL - An annual wood supply of 280,000 m3 and other assets are available to the right investor looking to launch a forestry or bioenergy business in Central Newfoundland.

The Department of Natural Resources, Forestry and Agrifoods Agency is inviting expressions of Interest (EOI) for the development of this timber resource. According to the DNR, the wood fibre previously vested to Abitibi-Bowater is available to companies "wishing to explore new and innovative economic development opportunities that will lead to a strong and sustainable forest industry."

The deadline to submit the EOI is March 28.  A detailed resource package is also available and can be attained by contacting 709-256-1462 or by emailing to dcheeks@gov.nl.ca. More detailed information is also available here.


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