The CanTimber project is only a couple of weeks away from restarting according to Michael Liu, the Director of Project Development and Research.
The facility that turns wood chips into activated charcoal for water filters, was shut down last year over concerns about emissions.
The Port Alberni Port Authority hired an specialized engineering firm to conduct tests and make recommendations.
Liu says they have almost signed off all 21 requests
Liu says their markets in Asia are still there for them, and they’ve used the downtime to begin selling into North American and European markets as well.