April 2014

APEGBC Richmond/Delta Branch Dinner & Tour of FIBRECO.

Status: Online registration is now closed. For space availability please contact Jessica Leung at: [email protected] Thank you.
Date: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Time: 6:00 – 9:00 PM (See description for detailed schedule)
Location: Meet for Dinner First At Tomahawk Restaurant, 1550 Philip Avenue, North Vancouver, BC
Credit: 1 Informal Professional Development Hours (PDH)
Cost: $40 for members and guests who pre-register on-line at APEGBC.
$45 for late registrations at the door.
$35 for EIT/GIT’s.
$30 MAPS (student members)
APEGBC Richmond/Delta Branch Dinner & Tour of FIBRECO.

Details: Join us in an informative Tour at Fibreco Export Inc., the largest export-handling terminal for biomass wood pellets in the world. In this tour, the in-bound system will be visited. The tour also includes a review of on-site storage, including silos and pellet shed.

Fibreco has been a leading supplier of wood chips to the world pulp and paper industry since 1977. As specialists in the sales marketing and trading of wood chips, Fibreco's team is committed to delivering quality products in required species and volumes, to domestic and international customers. Fibreco's expertise includes providing competitive markets for its wood chip suppliers. Fibreco has been exporting to Japan for over twenty years and has a highly regarded reputation and excellent customer relationships throughout the pulp and paper industry.

Fibreco's softwood wood chips originate from suppliers in British Columbia. Species such as Spruce-Pine-Fir (SPF), Lodgepole Pine and Douglas Fir are produced from sawmill residual chips and through whole log chipping. In 2005, Fibreco added wood pellet handling to its North Vancouver Terminal business. The pellets are shipped to Europe for bio-energy.

Glenn Dempster
Assistant Terminal Manager
Fibreco Export Inc.

Mr. Glenn Dempster, Dipl,T is a BCIT graduate in Surveying in Mapping with a background in Pulp and Paper both in production and shipping and Long shoring. Specializing in the in-bound operation. Mr. Dempster is the Assistant Terminal Manager of Fibreco Export Inc., Canada’s leading supplier of wood chips.

6:00 – 6:30 pm – Registration and networking
6:30 – 6:45 pm – Branch business & announcements
6:45 – 7:30 pm – Dinner
7:30 – 8:45 pm – Facility tour.
9:00 pm - Closing

Meet at The Tomahawk Restaurant
1550 Philip Avenue
North Vancouver, BC

Tour will be after dinner located at the FIBRECO facility:
1209 McKeen Avenue,
North Vancouver, B.C.
Canada V7P 3H9

$40 for members and guests who pre-register on-line at APEGBC.
$45 for late registrations at the door.
$35 for EIT/GIT’s.
$30 MAPS (student members)
APEGBC members and non-members are welcome!

Credit: 1.5 Professional Development Hour (PDH)
To register on-line at APEGBC, please see details below. 
If you have any questions, please contact Jessica Leung by email

To help us predict our catering needs, please register by, April 12, 2014.  Due to space limitations, registrations will be limited to the first 35 online responses.

Maximum # of attendees. 35

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