The Angelina Forest Products turnkey facility has been producing southern yellow pine lumber products since late 2019 and is expected to progress toward a full production capacity of approximately 305 million board feet over the next three to four years.
A shooting took place at West Fraser's sawmill in Perry, Florida last Monday morning. No one was harmed.
Canadian lumber giant West Fraser will lower plywood production at all of its facilities in North America.
Canadian lumber giant West Fraser will expand five of its sawmills in the southern U.S. as its sales boom.
West Fraser Timber Co. is producing OSB panels and shipping them to customers at its mill in Chambord, Quebec, that had been dormant since being shut down in 2008,
Engineered wood giant Norbord has been fined $65,000 for a 2018 workplace accident in which a worker was injured by a strapping machine.
Canadian lumber giant West Fraser has reported its financial results for the third quarter of 2020, declaring a 32 percent sales increase to nearly $1.7 billion.
Canadian lumber giant West Fraser says it has "substantially" resumed lumber and plywood production, with only a few plants operating with less than a full load.
Lumber prices are continuing to rise across North America, and supply is continuing to shrink.