Fire damage and repair options are still being evaluated at the Tolko High Prairie oriented strand board facility, and it is anticipated that it will take several weeks to determine the detailed repair plans and the timing for a restart.
The lumber mill will produce 320 million board feet of lumber annually and result in 517 direct and indirect jobs. Tolko Industries and Hunt Forest Products are also partners in LaSalle Lumber Co.
One of British Columbia's biggest producers of engineered wood products has announced a 50-50 joint venture partnership with Alabama-based Jasper Lumber on an existing sawmill in Alabama.
Tolko Industries, one of British Columbia's biggest producers of engineered wood products, will permanently close its Quest Wood sawmill and eliminate a shift of employees at a sawmill in Kelowna. Both mills are in British Columbia.
Tolko Industries, one of British Columbia's biggest manufacturers of specialty wood products, has announced a 50-50 joint-venture partnership with Mississippi-based Southeastern Timber Products.
Hunt Forest Products and Canada's Tolko Industries will co-build a brand new $115 million lumber mill in Louisiana.