With $33 million of capital investment, the company is expected to create 22 new jobs.
Because natural world of wood is so perfectly unpredictable and varied, familiarity with tree types and wood grain is one of the most important skills of woodworking.
By Olivia Biggs
SEATTLE, Wash. - The Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) continued its two-year decline in the 4Q/15 when the Index fell another 4.8% quarter-over-quarter, as reported in the Wood Resource Quarterly. In just two years, the GSPI has fallen 21.6% both because of a strengthening US dollar and lower demand for lumber in Asia, the MENA countries and in Europe.
Rosboro, LLC has announced that its board of directors has initiated a process to explore strategic alternatives, including a potential sale of the company. Rosboro has retained Goldman, Sachs & Co. as its exclusive financial advisor and Stoel Rives as its legal counsel to assist the company with this process.
There are several steps in checking the moisture content of incoming lumber. First and foremost is determining what is acceptable for your operation. I like 6.8 percent moisture content average for most hardwoods most of the time.
By Gene Wengert
Lumber from the 80-year-old Norway spruce that was the 2015 Christmas tree Rockefeller Center will be donated to Habitat for Humanity to be used in local building projects.
National lumber processor Conner Industries, Inc. named Mike Hans as president of its Lumber Division. Conner provides industrial wood products and services to the industrial and materials handling industries, supplying cut lumber (softwoods, hardwoods, and panel woods) needed for pallet, crate and skid parts, and fully assembled products, such as pallets, crates, skids and industrial containers. C