Tracy travelled to WA in November 2018 with Kevin to visit the customers she has spoken to for so long and also to enhance her knowledge of the sawmilling industry.
Eatts Knife Grinding Service
Chris travelled to PNG in October 2018 with Kevin to meet our customers and also show them some tricks of the trade!
In April 2018 Mat travelled to Eugene, Oregon for training at Wright Machine Tools so he can meet the servicing requirements on your Wright Machinery.
Phoenix Supply, and previously Phoenix Sawmill Supply, has sponsored the Apprentice of the Year Award for 3rd year apprentice Saw Doctors since 1980. Below is the most recent winners.
CHARLES CRIBB FROM AKD NSW - TUMUT MILL 2018 RECIPIENT
Photo of Charles being presented with his awards with Garry Elliott
DYLAN SMOUT FROM HYNE & SON TUMBARUMBA MILL 2017 RECIPIENT
Photos of Dylan being presented with his awards at the TAFE and also with Peter Kelly, a Hyne & Son Management Representitive.
NATHAN KILBY FROM HIGHLAND PINE PRODUCTS MILL 2016 RECIPIENT
Photos of Nathan being presented with his awards by David Knights General Manager of Highland Pine Products
Nathan Kilby being congratulated by David Knights General manager of Highland Pine Products
Nathan Kilby, son of local couple Brian and Margret Kilby, who is completing his final year of his Saw Doctoring apprenticeship with Highland Pine Products, was recently awarded top Honours Certificate from Tumut TAFE recognising his achievements in his final year of TAFE studies. Nathan was presented with tools of trade from Phoenix Supply Company and an award from High land Pine Products. Both David Knights General Manager of Highland Pine Products and Geoff Oxley Operations Manager congratulated Nathan on his efforts which is testimony for all hours and travel put in to attending TAFE in Tumut on a block release program over 3 years. Nathan would like to thank his fellow tradesman for their support while learning his trade which has opened the door to a career in the timber industry. A high light of the presentation was Nathans proud Father looking on who is also a saw doctor at Highland Pine.