A little more than a decade ago Rotorua’s Waipa Mill was at the brink of closure, but $140 million later it is now Red Stag and the Southern Hemisphere’s first “super mill”.
Let’s acknowledge Wisconsin’s forest-related industries aren’t succeeding by accident.
A Eugene timber-industry champion whose expertise made him a sought-after spokesman for decades has died.
Canfor Pulp Products Inc. was recently given $13 million to continue its funding one of its environmentally-friendly green initiatives.
Resolute Forest Products Inc. announced the indefinite idling of its paper mill located in Thorold, Ontario
Firefighters spent more than 12 hours battling a blaze at the Elite Forest Products mill in Malakwa.
For years Pyramid Mountain Lumber Inc. (Pyramid) thought the availability of logs was going to be their limiting factor for profitability and capital improvements.
What is typically the slow, quiet time of year for Oakhurst has seen an unexpected jolt to its local economy.
Skating his fingertips across the concentric rings of an old-growth Douglas fir, Roy Thompson traced the tree’s 200-year history in the Northern Rockies like a blind man reading braille, deciphering the conifer’s tactile timeline from its genesis to its recent autumnal demise, when his brother Ben and 81-year-old father Malcolm hand-felled the mighty giant with a chainsaw.
US Senator Jim Risch (R-ID), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, has named Bennett Lumber Products, Incorporated as the Small Business of the Month for February.
Boise Cascade announced that a third shift will be added to their planer operations in Kettle Falls.
Recent trends in manufacturing and what they mean for the people and communities of the American West, with insights for rural areas in particular.
From beginnings in a sawmill in the woods of Colbert County, McVantage Products has become a diverse international company that has more than wood in its portfolio.
Dempsey Wood Products has announced it will invest $7 million in its plant – creating 28 jobs over the next five years.
Portland-based Patrick Lumber Co., announced it has acquired a portion of Mary’s River Lumber Co., near Philomath.
J.D. Irving Ltd. plans to go ahead with the replacement of its Doaktown sawmill this year after two years of delays.
Owners of a long-established sawmill don’t have to fear future neighbours will complain about their operation.
A fire broke out recently at the Meadow Lake, Sask., sawmill’s intake plant, where logs are stripped of their bark.
Staff on the Williams Ranger District of the Kaibab National Forest are laying out two new timber sale projects located south of Interstate 40 between Forest Road 141 near Bootlegger Crossing and Forest Road 62 in the Garland Prairie area.
There haven’t been too many good news headlines for Maine’s pulp and paper industry in recent years, given the closures of six mills since 2014.