EACOM steps up to promote workplace safety

EACOM steps up to promote workplace safety

EACOM Timber Corporation Timmins’ sawmill was the stage of a safety celebration Tuesday morning as leadership, staff and production crew gathered at a town hall meeting. Kevin Edgson, EACOM President and CEO, offered a $10,000 cheque to the Threads of Life local committee to support the organization’s flagship event – Steps for Life. This fun,

Canadian rail car shortage creating backlog at pulp mills

Canadian rail car shortage creating backlog at pulp mills

Local pulp mills are having trouble getting enough rail cars to get their product to market.

Charles Ingram Lumber expands Effingham, South Carolina, sawmill

Charles Ingram Lumber expands Effingham, South Carolina, sawmill

Charles Ingram Lumber Co., a family-owned sawmill located in Effingham, South Carolina, is expanding its existing operations.

Ontario invests $3.2 million in Columbia Forest Products

Ontario invests $3.2 million in Columbia Forest Products

Ontario is investing nearly $3.2 million in Columbia Forest Products’ plywood mill in Hearst, Ontario and its hardwood veneer plant in Rutherglen, Ontario.

Re-opened Ontario sawmill achieves production goals with equipment upgrade

Re-opened Ontario sawmill achieves production goals with equipment upgrade

The re-opening of the sawmill in White River, Ont., was one of the lumber industry’s rare “good news” stories of 2013.

Destined to fail: Oregon officials missed taxpayer-backed mill project's red flags

Destined to fail: Oregon officials missed taxpayer-backed mill project’s red flags

When state and federal officials approved $8 million in taxpayer financing for a Southern Oregon sawmill project, they did so on the premise the investment would bring back jobs.

Out of the fryingpan and into the forest

Out of the fryingpan and into the forest

Conservationists are challenging a logging proposal that would clear-cut 1,300 acres in the White River National Forest northeast of Aspen, including endangered Canada lynx habitat and units adjacent to the protected Woods Lake Roadless Area.

Wyoming lumber mill helps revive community, forests

Wyoming lumber mill helps revive community, forests

Not everyone in their 60s wants to buy a failed business, try to revive it, and move half-way across the country in order to do it.

Roseburg to acquire Pembroke MDF in Ontario, Canada

Roseburg to acquire Pembroke MDF in Ontario, Canada

Oregon-based Roseburg Forest Products recently reached an agreement in principle with Pembroke MDF, Inc. to purchase Pembroke’s medium density fiberboard (MDF) and molding production facilities located in northeastern Ontario, Canada.

Rex Lumber to build $110 million plant in Alabama

Rex Lumber to build $110 million plant in Alabama

A $110 million lumber manufacturing facility will be built in southern Alabama.

What will sawmills of the future look like?

What will sawmills of the future look like?

Will the sawmills of the future be run entirely from an I-Phone or I-Pad?

Louisiana lands $115M sawmill in timber country

Louisiana lands $115M sawmill in timber country

Louisiana-headquartered Hunt Forest Products partners with Canadian company on project.

Canfor announces construction of new state-of-the-art Greenfield sawmill in Washington, Georgia

Canfor announces construction of new state-of-the-art Greenfield sawmill in Washington, Georgia

The Board of Directors of Canfor Corporation approved the construction of a new, state-of-the-art sawmill in Washington, Georgia.

Mill, First Nations, sign MOU to create forestry jobs in Merritt, B.C.

Mill, First Nations, sign MOU to create forestry jobs in Merritt, B.C.

An important step has been taken to ensure the future of the forestry sector in Merritt.

Northland strong: Fort McMurray mill upgrades and expands

Northland strong: Fort McMurray mill upgrades and expands

Northland Forest Products is a family-owned sawmill nestled amongst the oilsands giants in northeastern Alberta.

USNR acquires Mid-South Engineering

USNR acquires Mid-South Engineering

USNR announced today that it has recently completed the acquisition of Mid-South Engineering Co., the leading consultant and provider of engineering services to the wood products industry in North America.

New $135 million lumber plant announced in Warrenton, GA

New $135 million lumber plant announced in Warrenton, GA

Construction of the $135 million, 340,000-square foot, technologically advanced plant begins in the summer of 2018.

100 jobs to go at Gisborne wood plant

100 jobs to go at Gisborne wood plant

The Japanese-owned wood products company Juken has confirmed it will axe up to 100 jobs at its Matawhero plant near Gisborne.

Montrose mill eyes San Juan Forest for timber

Montrose mill eyes San Juan Forest for timber

Montrose Forest Products has announced it is working on plans to expand its Montrose mill to process ponderosa pine harvested from the San Juan National Forest in Southwest Colorado.

Truck driver shortages hitting Canada's forest products sector

Truck driver shortages hitting Canada’s forest products sector

A shortage of truck drivers is hampering the country’s forest sector as shipments have been delayed and at least one producer was forced to slow production because of a lack of wood chips.