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News Forestry Manufacturing General
March 27, 2020  

Canfor cuts lumber production and capital spending due to COVID 19

Will be down about $100 million across lumber operations compared with 2019.

News Forestry General
November 26, 2019  

Lumber giant Canfor announces it’s cutting back on mill operations in BC

The forestry giant has 12 sawmills around the province.

News Forestry Business Operations General
October 29, 2019  

Canfor board recommends shareholders accept Pattison offer

Great Pacific Capital already owns a roughly 51% interest in the forest products company.

News Forestry Manufacturing General
June 3, 2019  

Tough conditions for softwood lumber as tariffs and climate weigh

Companies cut back shifts, close mills as a lack of log supplies and low prices bite.

News Forestry Manufacturing General
March 15, 2017  

Ontario, Quebec more vulnerable to US softwood duties

Their sawmills largely missed out on the surge of shipments to China.

News Forestry Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General Sustainability
May 30, 2016  

Canfor-Licella JV to convert biomass to biocrude

Cat-HTR technology will be used to produce biofuels and biochemicals.

News Forestry Manufacturing General
September 29, 2015  

Canfor buys Anthony Forest Products in $93.5M deal

AFP in Arkansas operates six facilities producing lumber, engineered wood and wood chips.

News Forestry Manufacturing Economy General
September 10, 2015  

Canfor shuttering Canal Flats sawmill in BC

Lack of fibre supply and a depressed market to blame.

News Forestry Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
February 2, 2015  

Canfor sells Taylor Pulp to a subsidiary

Goes to Canfor Pulp for $15 million.

News Construction Forestry Manufacturing Pulp & Paper Business Operations General Operations Production
April 30, 2014  

West Fraser tops global softwood lumber production, but Canfor narrows gap

International Wood Markets survey says overall global softwood production grew by only 2%.

News Forestry Manufacturing Business Operations
November 18, 2013  

Steelworkers and Canfor reach tentative deal

Five-year deal boosts pay, adjusts trades rates, improves health benefits and includes provisions to secure the USW’s pension plan.

News General
June 3, 2013  

Canfor to acquire Scotch & Gulf Lumber in Alabama for $80M

Phased purchase of three sawmills will take place over three years.

News General
November 1, 2012  

Canfor reopens mill in Radium Hot Springs

$38.5M upgrade to sawmill and new planer mill.

News Pulp & Paper Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Sustainability Technology
August 3, 2012  

Canfor Pulp president and CEO steps down

Management integrating with Canfor Corp.

News General
December 6, 2011  

Canfor shutters two BC sawmills

Canfor Corp. has decided to close two BC sawmills, idled following the collapse of the US residential housing market in 2008, but it is investing $300 million in other facilities.