Log in
E-mail
Password
Remember
Forgot password ?
Become a member for free
Sign up
Sign up
Settings
Settings
Dynamic quotes 
OFFON

4-Traders Homepage  >  Equities  >  London Stock Exchange  >  CRH PLC    CRH   IE0001827041

CRH PLC (CRH)
Mes dernières consult.
Most popular
Report
SummaryQuotesChartsNewsAnalysisCalendarCompanyFinancialsConsensusRevisions 
News SummaryMost relevantAll newsSector newsTweets

CRH : Meeting gets input on Clearwater Valley viewscapes

share with twitter share with LinkedIn share with facebook
share via e-mail
0
10/02/2017 | 02:15pm CET

By Keith McNeill

The visual impact of logging along the Clearwater Valley corridor to Wells Gray Park has become the source of some controversy over the past few years.

With this in mind, it appears the forests ministry is moving to clarify the rules regarding visual impact.

READ MORE: Protesters call for stop to logging

Forsite forest management consultants hosted a meeting in the forests ministry office in Clearwater late Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 26 to do a landscape inventory update of the corridor.

This involved getting input on the location of viewpoints and viewscapes valued by the public, as well as gathering indications of the amount of use, types of user activities, and user expectations and concerns.

"Currently visual resource management in this area is managed through visual sensitivity classes (sensitivity ratings)," explained Garnet Mierau, a senior planning forester with Forsite. "This is because visual quality objectives have not been established by the government."

He noted that, for the most part, tenure holders in the Clearwater Valley corridor are required to manage the most of the visual resource consistent with visual sensitivity class 3.

A class 3 ensures that the altered forest landscape is in either the partial retention or modification category.

Some of it is Class 2, meaning the altered forest landscape is in either the retention or partial retention category.

"The work we are completing on behalf of the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development is only intended to update the visual landscape inventory," Mierau said. "The inventory is the foundation for which visual quality objectives are established. The establishment of visual quality objectives for the area would be completed through a separate process by the government."

The senior forester said that input provided by the public regarding the visual landscape inventory update will be considered and may contribute toward the selection of viewpoints used within the process.

"As a result of our session the other night, we have added several new viewpoints to conduct our inventory update. Our field work will be completed over the next month," Mierau said.

"The tourism product of this area is based on wilderness," said Tay Briggs, one of the tourism operators who attended the visual inventory meeting.

"The importance of the corridor is that it is the part of Wells Gray Park that visitors see," she added.

Briggs noted that there is a long history of public consultation on the Clearwater Valley corridor. She hoped that the consultants would make use of those documents in doing their work.

Ron Van der Zwan, a Clearwater-based forest stewardship officer, noted that the Thompson Rivers District has not yet determined whether it will pursue establishing legal objectives.

© 2017 Clearwater Times. All rights reserved., source Newspapers

share with twitter share with LinkedIn share with facebook
share via e-mail
0
Latest news on CRH PLC
12/15 CRH : Oldcastle Architectural Announces New State-of-the-Art Manufacturing Facil..
12/12 Cement demand set to rise 1.5 percent in 2018 - World Cement Association
12/11 CRH : Mulzer Crushed Stone Inc. hits the million hour safety mark
12/10 CRH : Taking a drive? Plan for lane closures coming to Beaufort and Jasper count..
12/07DJCRH : PPC Says Expression of Interest Withdrawn by CRH
12/07 Ireland's CRH withdraws from bidding for South African cement maker PPC
12/05 CRH : Portion of Alabama 101 in Lauderdale county to be resurfaced next year
12/04 U.S. tax bill powers European shares towards year's end
11/24 CRH : Director/PDMR Shareholding
11/23 CRH : Additional Listing
More news
News from SeekingAlpha
10/06 Summit Materials nudges past CRH with $3.8B bid for Ash Grove
Financials (€)
Sales 2017 27 627 M
EBIT 2017 2 199 M
Net income 2017 1 374 M
Debt 2017 4 478 M
Yield 2017 2,36%
P/E ratio 2017 17,24
P/E ratio 2018 14,20
EV / Sales 2017 1,03x
EV / Sales 2018 1,02x
Capitalization 23 941 M
Chart CRH PLC
Duration : Period :
CRH PLC Technical Analysis Chart | CRH | IE0001827041 | 4-Traders
Technical analysis trends CRH PLC
Short TermMid-TermLong Term
TrendsBearishBearishBearish
Income Statement Evolution
Consensus
 
Mean consensus OUTPERFORM
Number of Analysts 20
Average target price 34,7 €
Spread / Average Target 22%
EPS Revisions
Managers
NameTitle
Albert Jude Manifold Chief Executive Officer, COO & Executive Director
Nicholas Hartery Chairman
Senan Murphy Group Finance Director & Executive Director
Ernst J. Bärtschi Independent Non-Executive Director
Heather Ann McSharry Independent Non-Executive Director
Sector and Competitors
1st jan.Capitalization (M$)
CRH PLC-10.53%28 128
LAFARGEHOLCIM0.28%32 936
CRH PLC-13.95%28 128
HEIDELBERGCEMENT1.53%20 978
ULTRATECH CEMENT LTD32.84%18 477
VULCAN MATERIALS COMPANY-3.46%15 981