2008 - 2009. Nortek Resource
Solution Inc. Stumpage Survey. Market surveys and
2005 - 2007. Aqualog Company Inc.
Research in harvesting, processing and the international market
demand for sunken logs. Feasibility study, developed market
strategy and branding concepts to position product.
2006. Sasco Wood Preservatives,
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. Investigation of the potential North
American demand for an innovative product that protects against wood
moulds. Chemical research, literature research, market
research and evaluation.
2004. Wood Truss Sector / Capacity
Study. Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA).
Supply and Demand (including exports) Analysis of Wood Truss Sector
in Atlantic Canada and New Brunswick. Demand analysis based
on: interest and mortgage rates, population growth, income
growth and exchange rates.
Structural Insulated Panels (Oriented
Strand Board) Market and Feasibility Study for a new Plant in Nova
Scotia. Project report by Robin Rodger and Robert Baillie.
Chedebucto Log Homes Market Study for
Expansion Plan. Project report supervised by R. Rodger.
Able Craftsman Outdoor Wooden Furniture
Market and Feasibility Study (winner of the Atlantic Chamber of
Commerce Entrepreneurial Award). Project report by R. Rodger.
Compressed Fire Log Production Market and
Feasibility Study for East Coast Specialty Hardwood. Project report
by R. Rodger and Robert Baillie.
Wood Pellet Plant Market and Feasibility
Study for MacLaughlin Enterprises Ltd. Project report R. Rodger.
Market and Feasibility Study for Wooden
Boat Building – A Project for the Town of Canso by R. Rodger and
George Rogers. Project report by R. Rodger.
Technical and Economic Feasibility Study
for a New Type of Mobile Sawmill for Acadia Sawmills. Project report
by R. Rodger.
Market and Feasibility Study on Composted
Wood Waste for Scott Paper. Project report by R. Rodger and Walter
Market Study and Market Plan for Kelly’s
Curio Cabinet Specialties. Project supervised by R. Rodger.
Cottage Woodworkers Market Study and
Market Plan for Wooden Furniture Exports. Project report by R. Rodger
and Robert Baillie.
Southwest Shore Regional Development
Agency Development Plan (Forestry Sector) Project report by R. Rodger
and Robert Baillie
Nova Scotia Capacity Study for Wood
Cabinets (SIC –2542 and NAICS 304-0015) including exports, imports,
production, market size, growth trends, composition, competitors.
Project Report by R. Rodger and Robert Baillie
Market Study, Financial Feasibility and
Business Plan for Retrieving and Processing Submerged Logs. Project
Report by R. Rodger.