FEDERAL WAY, WA — Weyerhaeuser Co., a forest products company, on July 28 announced its intention to sell its hardwood mill in Delta, BC, according to Market Watch.

The sawmill produces solid hardwood, random-width lumber used for the manufacture of furniture, cabinetry and solid wood components, and low-grade dimension products for the pallet industry.The sawmill has not been in full operation since February 21, 2008 when a temporary downtime was announced due to the poor U.S. housing market and appreciation of the Canadian dollar. The downtime will remain unchanged, affecting 88 employees.

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