Interfor closes BC sawmill in latest blow for trouble lumber industry
Shutdown will be complete by the end of 2019, after the mill’s remaining log and lumber inventories have been processed and shipped.
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.
Interfor ships more lumber from Canada after China tariffs on US
Ramp up despite shipping costs that are roughly 50% higher than from American points in the south.
Interfor cutting back BC Interior production as lumber prices plunge
Vancouver-based company said the scale-back is a temporary measure.
Ontario, Quebec more vulnerable to US softwood duties
Their sawmills largely missed out on the surge of shipments to China.
Interfor buys Arkansas sawmill for US$29.3M
Improvements will add 25 million more board feet of lumber.
Interfor acquires Tolleson mills in Georgia for $180M
Acquisition of the Tolleson operations provides a greater foothold in US Sourtheast.