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Declining Lumber Prices Warn of Economic Slowdown in Pacific Northwest Region
The imposition of hefty tariffs on Canadian wood imports, forced these companies to start investing…
March 25th 2019
Smurfit Kappa Recapitulates Commitment to Sustainable Forest Practices
Incidentally, Smurfit Kappa manages forest holdings in several countries by planting close to 3.5 million…
March 25th 2019
WFP's First Sustainability Report Highlights Ambitious Goals
The company employed 2,282 people across various facilities located in Canada, the U.S., Japan and…
March 21st 2019
Interfor Reports Notable Progress on Capital Investment Projects at Monticello, Meldrim Sawmills
The $65 million strategic capital projects at Monticello, AR and Meldrim, GA sawmills are on…
March 20th 2019
Repap Resources Submits Bid for Resolute's Idled Fort Frances Paper Mill
The offer was submitted just ahead of the March 15 deadline.
March 19th 2019
B.C. Lumber Company Invests $35M in Mass Timber Facility
Kalesnikoff Lumber Company plans to open the new facility in late 2019.
March 15th 2019
Georgia Pacific Invests $30M in Plant Upgrades at Rome Lumber Facility
The company press release noted that the new equipment to be purchased include a planer…
March 15th 2019
Lawsuit Alleges Weyerhaeuser of Withholding Evidence in Workplace Injury Case
The company refused to produce the investigative incident report before the Superior Court judge, despite…
March 14th 2019
Canfor Acquires Majority Stake in Sweden's Largest Sawmill Company
The purchase transaction was entirely financed with cash and liquidity on hand.
March 4th 2019
Canfor Announces Acquisition of Key Stake in Sweden's Largest Sawmill Company
The transaction is expected to close during Q1 next year.
November 16th 2018
Fire-Hit Alberta Wood Pellet Plant Declares Partial Restart of Operations
The fire incident took place approximately 2’o clock MST 11th February, 2019, causing severe damage…
February 26th 2019
Canfor Corp. Posted Record-High Paper and Pulp Segment Earnings
However, full-year 2019 results are likely to be impacted by continued log supply constraints in…
February 25th 2019
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