CARROT RIVER, Saskatchewan – Dunkley Lumber is investing in substantial sawmill upgrades at its Edgewood Forest Products operation.
The company selected BID Group to provide turnkey services to design, engineer, fabricate and install a new saw line, trim line, lumber handling system, and two dry kilns. The automated system will include artificial intelligence-enabled optimization.
According to Dunkley Lumber’s website, the Edgewood facility currently has an annual production capacity of 140 million board feet of spruce-pine-fir stud lumber and boards.
Dunkley Lumber President Rob Novak, said, “This project will deploy the best complement of BID’s state-of-the-art technologies to expand and upgrade the facility and enhance our ability to deliver the highest quality products our customers count on from Dunkley Lumber.”
Work on-site will begin late in the third quarter of 2022 with start-up staged through early 2023.
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