BC/Yukon Chapter of AWMA - Presents
Speaker's Luncheon Friday 21st October 2016
Skeena Sawmills - impact of air/waste management
Vice President Operations Skeena Sawmills Ltd.
Registration begins at 11:45 AM, lunch is served at noon, and the presentation begins at 12:30 PM. There will also be ample time for questions, discussion, and networking following the presentation.
Ticket price includes lunch and you can obtain discounted $8+tax all day parking on-site.
Price: $30 for A&WMA members, $20 for A&WMA student members, $30 for student non-members, $35 for non-members,
Register: before 5:00 PM Tuesday 18th October.
The presentation will cover:
- an overview of Skeena Sawmills
volume and type of permitted discharges
existing permits and how they are managed
costs and impacts on the business
an industry perspective on the system
This presentation should be of interest to consultants, government agencies, students, and industries with environmental permits.
Roger Keery is responsible for all the operational aspects of Skeena Sawmills Ltd. Born and raised in an entrepreneurial B.C. sawmilling and logging family, he has over 30 years of forest industry experience. Mr. Keery has worked around the province including 15 years in Mackenzie beginning as a project engineer and progressing to Site Manager. He has also managed large remanufacturing plants, an equipment design/manufacturing business, specialty sawmills and acted as a consultant to forest companies in Canada and New Zealand. A UBC graduate in Mechanical Engineering, he is a registered professional engineer and has held positions on a number of industry committees.
Away from work at Skeena, he whittles at his golf handicap, builds furniture, studies philosophy and sits on the Board of Carey Theological College.