Canfor Corp. announced the permanent reduction of 150 million board feet of production capacity at its Plateau Sawmill to resize the facility and align it with the available, sustainable timber supply in the region following the devastating impacts of the Mountain Pine Beetle infestation and other constraints on the timber harvesting land base.
Canfor Corp. has donated $125,000 to the Canadian Red Cross’ British Columbia Flood and Extreme Weather Appeal to support their response efforts.
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.