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Tolko's Soda Creek and Armstrong Lumber Mills Announce Reduced Operation
Last week, Tolko had decided to curtail operations at its Kelowna lumber mill for an…
September 19th 2019
Fort Frances Paper Mill Requires Massive Financing to Restart Operations
It must be noted that Resolute Forest Products had spent nearly $35 million to maintain…
September 19th 2019
B.C. Unveils Support Package for Forest Workers Impacted by Mill Closures
Out of total $69 million, a sum of $40 million will be allocated to establish…
September 18th 2019
FPAC Declares Launch of New 'Forestry for the Future' Campaign
FPAC called for more adaptive management of Canada’s forests. It urged prospective MPs to join…
September 18th 2019
Global Softwood Lumber Trade Soared 5%
The demand for lumber remained strong in China. The imports soared to nearly 8 million…
September 17th 2019
Kenora, Ontario-based Sawmill Curtails Operations Temporarily
The company cited prolonged weak international and domestic lumber markets and high softwood lumber duties…
September 17th 2019
Weyerhaeuser Signs $30 Million Cash Deal to Sell Michigan Timberlands
The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to close by Q4…
September 17th 2019
J.D. Irving Saint John Mills Undergo Massive Maintenance Shutdown
Nearly 1,000 contractors from as many as 45 companies will carry out the upgrades by…
September 16th 2019
Tolko Indefinitely Curtails Kelowna Lumber Mill Operations
The employees have already been informed about the decision. The company has ensured support and…
September 13th 2019
EACOM Nairn Centre Sawmill Completes 70 Years of Operation
EACOM has invested more than $12 million in technology and equipment upgrades at the facility…
September 13th 2019
West Fraser to Cut B.C. Lumber Production by Further 15-25%
West Fraser announced major re-scheduling to its lumber and plywood operations in the British Colombia,…
September 12th 2019
Georgia Pacific to Invest $70 Million in Gurdon Plant Upgrades
Georgia-Pacific announced two major investments that will benefit Gurdon and Clark County communities in South…
September 12th 2019