Energetic City.Ca reported on Thursday (11-24-22), that the Environmental Assessment Office has approved a request submitted on August 2, 2022, […]
Roseburg Forest Products on Friday (11-11-22) announced that it began full operations of its Weed, California, veneer manufacturing plant on Wednesday, returning 145 team members to full schedules after implementing new safety procedures and keeping city and county leaders informed since the September 2nd mill fire.
Mission Forest Products held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday to celebrate the opening of their new sawmill, located outside the city limits of Corinth, Alcorn County, Mississippi.
Louisiana-Pacific (LP) announced expansion projects at its Houlton, Maine, facility. LP will be adding a second SmartSide line that will give the facility an additional 340 million square feet of siding production capacity per year. The project will add a new forming line and press to the facility.
Western Forest Products said that operations at its sawmill in Port Alberni, BC, have been temporarily curtailed. Work at the Alberni Pacific Division Sawmill has been curtailed since mid-October, and currently there is no date set for when it may restart.
Papasay Value-Added Wood Products sawmill operation in northwestern Ontario is expanding its site with the addition of heat networks and new equipment. The expansion is thanks to the Federal Economic Development Agency (FEDA) for Northern Ontario providing $1.7 million (CAD) in funding.
Weyerhaeuser announced on Friday afternoon the successful resolution to a more than 6-week labor dispute, which has interrupted production in Oregon and Washington. The new agreement will result in the resumption of normal operations at all sites.
Skeena Sawmills in Terrace, BC, informed employees that the company is facing the highest fiber costs in recent memory. According to Lionel Chabot, the plant manager, the mill will be operating 50% of the time going forward from now and into the New Year.
Paper Excellence has started the controlled and orderly process of shutting down its pulp mill located in Crofton, BC. Contract negotiations reached an impasse, and the company’s request for mediation has been rejected by the union.
Interfor Corporation announced that it plans to reduce its lumber production output in Q4 by approximately 200 million board feet, or 17% of quarterly capacity, due to current economic conditions and market uncertainty, which have led to reduced lumber demand.