March 2015

APEGBC Okanagan Branch Tour: Gorman Bros. Lumber Ltd.

Status: Advanced registration is now closed. For space availability, please contact [email protected]
Date: Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Time: 4:00 PM-5:30 PM: Okanagan Branch Gorman Bros Tour
Location: Gorman Bros. Main Office 3900 Dunfield Rd Westbank, BC V4T 2G3
Take Hwy 97 south from Kelowna, to Glenrosa Road westbound, then take the first left into Gorman Bros. main office. Please click "Read Full Description" below for a map.
Credit: 1.5 Informal Professional Development Hours (PDH)
Cost: Free to attend but you must pre register online.
Note: Please do not wear open toe footwear on this tour (ex. no flip flops, sandals, or crocks).
Join the Okanagan Branch for a tour of the Gorman Brothers Lumber high-tech sawmill in West Kelowna. Please click below for more details about this event.

There will be a total of 3 tour groups with room for 10 - 12 people per group. On the tour you will have an opportunity to learn more about the Gorman Bros' high-tech sawmill. They have used various advancements in technology to recover 30% more lumber from the same amount of trees in comparison to what they were able to recover 15 years ago.

To view a map of the tour location click here.

Safety glasses, ear protection and safety vests will be provided on site.

For more information about the Gorman Bros. Ltd. click here.

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