More than cut and skid

Event highlights innovations, work opportunities in forestry

The Chronicle-Journal/Sandi Krasowski

Sumac Geomatics inventory technicians Jackie Pierce, left, and Kristin Gravel display an unmanned aerial vehicle (drone) used to provide high-resolution imagery for surveying, mapping, inventory and land development. The pair were on hand Wednesday during the Forestry Expo at the Valhalla Inn.

Event highlights innovations, work opportunities in forestry

BY SANDI KRASOWSKI THE CHRONICLE-JOURNAL |0 comments

If you think it’s impossible to graciously operate an industrial excavator inside the pristine Valhalla Inn Ballroom, think again.

Mark Stewart, with Operating Engineers Training Institute of Ontario, sat perched on a miniature excavator used as a training device, while demonstrating the ease of moving wood chip piles from side to side. Stewart’s company was one of 55 exhibitors in the Nishnawbe Aski Development Fund’s Forestry Expo at the Valhalla Inn Wednesday.

The event continues today with exhibitors from across Canada showcasing their innovations, products, programs, and services with interactive displays and demonstrations.

Event co-ordinator Denise Hardy says the Nishnawbe Aski Development Fund partnered with Confederation College, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay’s Community Economic Development Commission, Resolute Forest Products and many independent forestry consultants for the event.

Read more…

Original Article

0 Comments

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

Drone Academy CONTACT US

We're not around right now. But you can send us an email and we'll get back to you, asap.

Sending

Drone Academy Thailand 

5th Floor 18/49 Ratchpruek Village Sukkhaprachasun Rd. Bangpood  Prakred  Nonthaburi 11120 Tel: 02-963-3614

Log in with your credentials

Forgot your details?

Inline
Inline