Canfor curtailing production for four weeks, closing a mill in BC
Pandemic and other local factors blamed for both actions by the forest products company.
Wood chips to make pulp for toilet paper in short supply
Sector is supplying pulp for sanitary wipes, paper towels, protective masks and hospital gowns.
BC forest industry facing uncertain future as mills close across province
Layoffs, shutdowns are causing economic and social pain as thousands of workers, their families and communities face uncertain futures.
Cascades closing tissue converting at Waterford, Kingman plants
Plants produce 9 million cases of tissue products annually and employ 213 workers.
Teal-Jones halts harvesting timber on BC coast
Hundreds of jobs lost as BC forest companies close or curtail more than 24 mills.
Norbord reducing oriented strand board production at Georgia mill
One line at the two-line mill will operate on a reduced schedule starting on Sept. 5.
Western Forest Products to cut production at BC mill as strike continues
Temporary curtailment, expected to start in August, will impact 67 unionized employees.
Nova Scotia pulp mill expected to miss 2020 deadline to close lagoon
Under provincial legislation, the kraft pulp mill has less than 15 months to overhaul how it processes wastewater.
Uniboard invests $38.5M in its Val-d’Or wood products mill
Second phase of a major upgrade project to build a world-class particleboard, TFL facility.
Mercer to give up TSX listing following loss at NAFTA tribunal
Forest products company had mounted a $250-million claim against the Canadian government in early 2012.
US hits Canadian forestry industry with more duties
US department of Commerce claims Canadian exporters underpriced uncoated groundwood paper by between 0 and 22.16%.
Smithers to redevelop particle board facility to produce pellets
Redeveloped site will have an annual production capacity of 125,000 tonnes.