Tolko Hopes to Have Lavington, BC, Planer Mill Fully Operational by the End of January

Tolko Lumber Company hopes to have its Lavington, BC, planer mill back up and fully operational by the end of January, Castanet reported (12-27-23). The facility suffered a major transformer malfunction on December 4th, 2023, forcing the mill to be curtailed.

A spokesperson told Castanet that work to get the mill going again is progressing. “Teams have been working hard to get the mill fully operational and back to full production by the end of January. Progress is being made on restoring full power to the sawmill. Temporary power has been restored to the planer, and a replacement energy transformer has been located and is currently undergoing testing.”

Shipping and log yard activities have not been impacted by the temporary mill shutdown.

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