Demopolis sawmill project right on schedule 

Demopolis sawmill project right on schedule 

A multi-million dollar sawmill project in Demopolis continues to make progress.

Loggers provide lift to family of fallen lumberman

Loggers provide lift to family of fallen lumberman

When William Burger died while cutting a tree in Sugarloaf Twp., it didn’t take long for others in the logging business to find out and offer help.

Sawmill to bring 90 jobs to Bonfield

Sawmill to bring 90 jobs to Bonfield

Officials announced a new mulit-million-dollar sawmill facility planned for Bonfield is expected to create 90 jobs.

Gianforte visits Clancy to talk about timber industry 

Gianforte visits Clancy to talk about timber industry 

U.S. Representative Greg Gianforte (R-MT) visited Clancy on Monday to talk with business owners about timber issues.

Gianforte tours lumber mill, hears complaints about lawsuits 

Gianforte tours lumber mill, hears complaints about lawsuits 

Ed Regan can rattle off a list of timber sales under litigation that takes more fingers than he’s got to count on.

Going Dutch on sawmill

Going Dutch on sawmill

Two companies have joined forces on a new specialty sawmill that is taking the Sitka Spruce in northwestern B.C.—known for growing tall and straight, with long fibres and tight ring counts—to produce high end product for a reman plant in Holland.

Skeena Sawmills spending millions to modernize

Skeena Sawmills spending millions to modernize

Skeena Sawmills is spending $10 million for the first phase of modernizing its sawmill here in Terrace , a move that will poise the mill to shift into the harvest of second growth timber.

After 5 years, no lumber mill; company planned 300 jobs, but no sign of work

After 5 years, no lumber mill; company planned 300 jobs, but no sign of work

German-based Klausner Holding USA announced five years ago it planned to build a lumber mill in Orangeburg County.

Heyfield timber mill: Andrews Government buys mill, saves jobs

Heyfield timber mill: Andrews Government buys mill, saves jobs

Heyfield timber millers fear up to 100 jobs will be lost despite an unprecedented government move to buy the Gippsland sawmill.

Weyerhaeuser lists shuttered Columbia Falls sawmill, office building for sale

Weyerhaeuser lists shuttered Columbia Falls sawmill, office building for sale

The timber giant has sold more than 26,000 acres in Montana in the last six months, and renews commitment to free public land access.

Freres employees return to work following fire

Freres employees return to work following fire

Freres works toward resuming normal operations following Monday’s fire at the company’s veneer plant in Lyons.

Georgia-Pacific to expand Palatka mill, add 80 jobs

Georgia-Pacific to expand Palatka mill, add 80 jobs

Georgia-Pacific is going to spend $400 million expanding its paper and pulp mill in Palatka, adding an additional 80 jobs to a county with the highest unemployment in Northeast Florida.

County declares mill fire an emergency disaster

County declares mill fire an emergency disaster

Montezuma County commissioners approved a declaration of an economic disaster in the wake of the Western Excelsior fire on May 8.

Market improvement prompts Tolko to restart High Prairie OSB mill

Market improvement prompts Tolko to restart High Prairie OSB mill

Tolko Industries is restarting its oriented strand board mill near High Prairie, Alta., and looking to employ about 175 people.

Going Dutch on sawmill

Going Dutch on sawmill

Two companies have joined forces on a new specialty sawmill that is taking the Sitka Spruce in northwestern B.C.—known for growing tall and straight, with long fibres and tight ring counts—to produce high end product for a reman plant in Holland.

Up in smoke— not

Up in smoke— not

A new sawmill came on stream this spring in the B.C. Interior—thanks to the co-operation of three forest industry parties—and the end result is that wood fibre that would have been piled and literally gone up in polluting smoke will now be converted to viable wood products.

Small mills, towns lead mass timber movement

Small mills, towns lead mass timber movement

There is often a narrative that such innovation only occurs in the private sector, but in Springfield, Oregon, the mayor, superintendent of schools, University of Oregon students and faculty all played a role pushing the proverbial envelope.

Colville’s Duane Vaagen left the timber wars behind to forge good jobs in the ‘bipartisan forest’

Colville’s Duane Vaagen left the timber wars behind to forge good jobs in the ‘bipartisan forest’

The Vaagen family operates one of the few remaining family-owned sawmills in the West.

Forest Service grant boosts Freres planned new plant

Forest Service grant boosts Freres planned new plant

Freres Lumber received a $250k Forest Service grant to help pay for a computer numeric code (CNC) machine for its Mass Plywood Panel plant.

Former mill workers meet weekly to relive Bonner glory days 

Former mill workers meet weekly to relive Bonner glory days 

The Bonner Lumber Mill has decades of rich history, which one group comprised of former employees and stakeholders is trying to keep alive.