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Vancouver Island logging outfit calls it quits after 90 years

Sept. 11, 2017 - A 90-year-old logging outfit on Vancouver Island is closing up shop this year for good. The owner of W.D. Moore Logging says slim margins for small players are to blame.

September 11, 2017  By  Maria Church

“We can make a go of it,” Graham Lasure told the Vancouver Sun, “it’s more that for the capital required, the profit margins aren’t there.” 

The logger has sold off his logging contracts and will be selling just under 100 pieces of equipment. About 25 employees will be out of work.

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Read about the history of the company here.


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