Sunday, August 29, 2010

Metal Sawdust Burner Chimney of Mentiga Forest Industries

This 8m high abandoned metal sawdust burner chimney(Demolished in 2011) of Mentiga Forest Industries in Pekan,Pahang is sitiuated just a few meters from the Pahang River.
It have already been abandoned for a few years due partly to shortage of timber
which is slowly becoming a sunset industry here in Malaysia
if we don't have the willpower to manage our forest
in a sustainable manner and also put a stop on opening up new palm oil or rubber plantation area.










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6 comments:

  1. Wow, cool! It's all about chimneys~ It makes me think about Mary Poppins~ ;P

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  2. Erika,
    Thanks for visiting,now i am wondering about Mary Poppins.He!he!

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  3. Is the one in Sibu still there? We used to wonder why the rich timber tycoon burned good timber when they could have left them outside for people to pick for firewood.

    Thanks for asking, Auckland is ok. Do visit my two blogs, I have links to videos from our news paper.

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  4. Ann,
    In which part of Sibu is the chimney you are refering to?
    I saw lots of them by the riverside sawmills.
    It's a miracle not a single life was lost in the quake,
    probably building over there are build to withstand it?

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  5. it's an UFO! LOL...joking. From far it look a bit like that

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    1. Yah,looks like one but it's gone now

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