The investment will include upgrades to primary and secondary breakdown lines and advancements in scanning and optimization technology.
A local company has just become multinational.
A new Chinese sawmill Canfor (TSX:CFP) plans to invest in will make some of the same products that are currently cut in the company’s Quesnel mill, set to close in March, and for the same market.
Catalyst is the single largest industrial user of power in B.C. and will see its electricity bill rise from $124 million annually to approximately $150 million within the first two years.
The weather up until last week was helping the rebuild of Lakeland Mills.
NewPage on Tuesday said it would “indefinitely” stop operation of one of the paper machines at its Rumford paper mill by mid-February because of tough economic conditions.
The largest paper mill in Minnesota is now churning out a type of pulp used to make textiles.
Weyerhaeuser Co. officials said Wednesday they are hiring new employees across all sectors of the company’s Longview operations to meet rising domestic and export demand and to replace an aging workforce.
China will remove more outdated pulp and paper capacity from the Chinese market in order to advance economic restructuring. Around 300 companies are requested to close down obsolete machines.
The changes should allow the particleboard plant to grow from three work shifts to four.
Associated Hardwoods closes on $8.7 million New Markets Tax Credit funding to build and operate a sawmill in Gaffney, SC
The company will utilize the NMTC funding to build and operate a sawmill in Gaffney, S.C., with an economic impact of $14.7 million estimated during the first four years of the project. Construction, which begins immediately, is expected to create 93 direct and 23 indirect jobs.
Over the past 12 years, the mountain pine-beetle epidemic in B.C. has prompted a series of action plans, action coalitions, task forces, investment strategies and emergency response teams.
China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOC) announced Wednesday that it will impose provisional anti-dumping measures on cellulose pulp imported from the United States, Canada and Brazil.
A large fire at a Brooklyn sawmill on Tuesday night is likely to see export orders delayed by up to a month.
Things were relatively quiet at Squamish Mills on Friday (Oct. 25) — just four loads of logs handled at the company’s local facility when 12 were expected. Meanwhile, at a large-vehicle maintenance shop in the Squamish Business Park, several logging-truck drivers were doing a slow burn while their trucks were waiting to have repairs.
According to Oleg Kuvshinnikov, a governor of the Vologda region, “the new plant will create about 5,000 new jobs.”
Canfor Corporation (TSX: CFP) announced today that it will permanently close its sawmill located in Quesnel, British Columbia.
West Fraser announces mountain pine beetle plan, timber rights exchange, mill closure, capital investment
The infestation has killed vast portions of the interior pine forest, resulting in a continuing deterioration and loss of merchantable timber available to wood products producers in the interior of B.C.
Forestry giants Canfor and West Fraser announced Thursday they will close two Interior sawmills next year because the pine beetle epidemic has gutted their timber supply.
Baummer Sawmill, 34 Industrial Drive, Hanover, opened more than a dozen years ago and boasts a unique accomplishment — they have never advertised but a steady stream of customers keep them constantly busy.