June 27, 2005

BC Timber Sales certifies its EMS to ISO 14001 standard

PORT MCNEILL, BC-BC Timber Sales' Seaward-tlasta timber sales office has had its environmental management system (EMS) certified to the ISO 14001international standard. It is the fifth BC Timber Sales unit to achieve certification, following an independent audit of its EMS by KPMG Performance Registrar. The Seaward-tlasta timber sales office is one of 12 business areas operated by BC Timber Sales. The area extends from the Nimpkish Valley on Vancouver Island north to Princess Royal Island, and auctions about 800,000 cubic metres of timber annually. To maintain its ISO 14001 registration, the Seaward-tlasta business area will have to demonstrate continuing improvement in environmental performance.

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