West Fraser Timber records Q3 loss of $45M on lower production
Closed its Chasm, BC, lumber mill and eliminated the third production shift at its 100 Mile House, BC, operations.
West Fraser to vary schedule at 5 BC mills to reduce production
Estimated reduction of up to 100 million board feet through the end of the year.
West Fraser says worst of its BC mill cuts done after wave of curtailments
Responding to limited log supplies and a plunge in lumber prices from record highs last year.
West Fraser announces additional permanent production cuts in BC
CItes timber supply constraints owing to pine beetles, wildfires and pricing.
Ontario, Quebec more vulnerable to US softwood duties
Their sawmills largely missed out on the surge of shipments to China.
West Fraser brews its black liquor
An innovative Alberta pulp mill is transforming a wood byproduct for value-added products.
West Fraser to acquire Manning Diversified
Plans to expand annual production capacity at Alberta sawmill.
West Fraser sees Q3 profit improve to $70M
Revenue tops $1 billion from $878 million in the quarter.
West Fraser tops global softwood lumber production, but Canfor narrows gap
International Wood Markets survey says overall global softwood production grew by only 2%.
Higher demand in China, US to boost lumber prices
West Fraser shifts sales efforts inland from China’s coastal markets.