News in lumber

Resolute Announces the Restart of the Ignace Ontario Sawmill

Resolute Forest Products has announced that it plans to restart sawmill operations at their Ignace Ontario sawmill on February 8th, 2021. The plant was closed two years ago due to poor market conditions. However, in anticipation of improved market conditions, Resolute has kept a handful of employees working at the facility keeping it maintained and ready to restart.

Weston Forest Acquired by the Watermill Group

Weston Forest with their head office located in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, has announced that they have been acquired by the Watermill Group, a strategy driven private investment firm. Weston which operates eight facilities across eastern Canada and the U.S., provides niche market services and products that are vital to commercial and residential construction as well as the production and shipment of industrial goods.