A new timber mill in Victoria bucks the trend of closures in the industry.
It was about a year ago that the owners of Montesano’s Mary’s River lumber mill on State Route 107 announced it would close.
A Ryedale business and the National Park will be the stars of the show during an upcoming episode of a new TV programme hosted by Tony Robinson.
Biewer Lumber opened its $85 million state-of-the-art sawmill in Newton, Mississippi, 29.3 miles west of Meridian and 64 miles east of Jackson.
Changes to the building code in Nova Scotia will hopefully give a boost to sawmills, said a local operator.
The Rough & Ready Lumber mill that shut down last fall after 73 years in operation still has plenty of metal buildings and odd scrap metal lying around.
In recent years the operation of sawmills has changed significantly, replacing the manual labor of earlier generations with modern technology – evident at the new state-of-the-art lumber mill in Newton.
Failure of the Canadian and U.S. governments to reach a new softwood lumber agreement has left the industry in limbo but EACOM is attempting to mitigate potential fallout of duties by diversifying its product base.
A large fire has destroyed the BKB Cedar Manufacturing mill in McBride, east of Prince George, putting 35 people out of work.
Picture logging trucks lined up single-file on Interstate 95 from Houlton down to West Palm Beach.
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.