Recycling Wood Waste is our Business
Purchased first Grinder – “Maxine”
Pat & Connie Huska discovered a niche in creating value from wood waste at the local landfills and mill yards in the Cariboo Region
Relocated to Kelowna
First major contract with The City of Kelowna grinding wood waste for composting program
Purchased second Grinder “Maximus”
Began working with local development projects in the Okanagan
Purchased Morbark Tub Grinder
Launched first bush grind for Highland Valley Copper
Finished ground material was used for mine reclamation work
Purchased Vermeer Grinder the first track mounted machine
The demand for bush grinding increased due to mills closing and Pinnacle Pellet starting to ship pellets overseas. Huska increased bush grinding for mills, Cogeneration Plants and Pinnacle Pellet.
Pat & Connie’s son Justin began to manage and expand the company
Pat & Connie’s daughter Chrysta began to manage the office
Purchased first CBI Grinder to accommodate The City of Kelowna contract
2014 CBI 6800BT – Huska was running two Vermeer grinders and one CBI
Purchased second CBI Grinder
2018 CBI 6800BT – to service the Okanagan region while the other grinders were servicing Northern BC
Purchased 2 additional CBI Grinders
Huska’s first 6400 and another CBI 6800CT – to service the South Okanagan and bush grinding activities in the BC Interior
Slow Speed Shredder
Started working with a Slow Speed Shredder to recover value from other contaminated wood sources
WE ARE ON A MISSION TO CREATE VALUE FROM WOOD WASTE
As an environmentally conscious company Huska Holdings aims to work in a manner that is environmentally responsible yet efficient and economical. We are committed to providing the highest level of service and consistently achieve the processed material specifications for every project we undertake.
These projects include but are not limited to:
- Landfill wood waste reduction
- Compost for Regional Districts
- Mine site cleanup and reclamation
- Mill yard cleanup
- Feed stock for Co-Generation and Wood Pellet operations
- Pipeline expansion projects
- Land development projects
- Provincial Infrastructure projects
Huska Holdings takes pride in providing a safe and healthy work environment for our employees. We believe that all injuries are preventable and that excellence in health and safety is the key to our long-term success.
At all times Huska Holdings maintains a Work Place/Job Site that is in compliance with all requirements of the Workers Compensation Act [RSBC 1996] and the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation.
Employee cooperation and compliance with the health and safety program at Huska Holdings is a condition of employment. We hold all levels of management accountable for providing a safe work environment and enforcing safe work procedures and practices. It is important that our employees leave each workday uninjured and healthy.
Huska Holdings has developed a comprehensive Health and Safety plan that is recognized by BC Forest Safety Council under the Safe Companies program.