Shutdown will be complete by the end of 2019, after the mill’s remaining log and lumber inventories have been processed and shipped.
Temporary curtailment, expected to start in August, will impact 67 unionized employees.
Company requires a 15% cut in lumber production for the quarter.
In limbo since February, victim of softwood lumber dispute and lack of log supply.
Two dead, two wounded during rampage: former worker charged with first-degree and attempted murder.
Closing begins Feb. 8, 148 jobs affected by weakness in softwood, high costs.
Plans to expand annual production capacity at Alberta sawmill.
Lack of fibre supply and a depressed market to blame.
Excessive sawdust buildup observed before Lakeland mill exploded killing workers.
Explosion that killed two workers was just months after an explosion at the Babine Forest Products sawmill in Prince George, BC.
Acquisition of the Tolleson operations provides a greater foothold in US Sourtheast.
BC Coroner’s office to hold a public inquest into the two Burns Lake Forest Products mill deaths.
Phased purchase of three sawmills will take place over three years.
Construction of Lakeland Mill to begin in the spring.
Will create 24 jobs to turn residual materials into a source of renewable energy.