The shutdown was prompted by rail system bottlenecks in British Columbia caused by wildfires.
Canadian lumber giant Canfor will curtail 115 million board feet of production capacity at its Canadian sawmills.
BID Group, a company that specializes in building turnkey sawmills from scratch, will construct Canfor’s recently announced $160 million sawmill in Beauregard Parish, Louisiana.
Canadian lumber giant Canfor has announced its first expansion into the state of Louisiana - a new $160 million sawmill.
Canadian lumber giant Canfor announced that Vida Group, its 70-percent-owned subsidiary, will purchase three sawmills in Sweden from Bergs Timber. The purchase price is $43 million.
Lumber prices are continuing to rise across North America, and supply is continuing to shrink.
Canadian lumber giant Interfor will lay off 130 of the 150 workers that work at its Gilchrist sawmill in Oregon.
Canadian lumber giant Canfor will permanently close its Isle Pierre sawmill in British Columbia.