Conifex Timber Inc., has announced that it will further extend the temporary curtailment of operations at its Mackenzie, British Columbia sawmill for an additional five weeks to July 6, 2020.
Canfor Corporation has offered an update on recent mill curtailments and closures.
West Fraser has announced that during the month of May, they have successfully resumed full capacity lumber and plywood production at all but a few facilities.
In response to a 5-0 decision, in which a NAFTA panel affirmed an International Trade Commission’s (ITC) findings that the U.S. softwood lumber industry has been materially injured by Canadian subsidies to their forest products industry…
Interfor Corporation has announced that due to a challenging economic situation, coupled with the difficulties presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, it is planning on curtailing operations at its Glichrist Oregon facility, starting in late June.
Canfor Corporation has announced its intention to permanently close their Isle Pierre sawmill sometime in the 3rd Qtr. of this year.
The Carrier Group of Companies has announced pre-dated updates to their previous announced shutdowns at its Tabor and Big River Mills in Canada.
Many dealers are reporting that their first week of May sales are remaining slow but steady, very similar to where April sales left off.
In an interview with NL Newsday, British Columbia’s Forests Minister, Doug Donaldson, discussed the more than two dozen sawmills in B.C. that have had to curtail or shut down operations as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Georgia Pacific announced over the past weekend (5/2) that it plans on ceasing operations at its DeQuincy Louisiana sawmill operation.