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October 22, 2019  

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.

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September 9, 2019  

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.

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July 22, 2019  

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.

News Forestry Manufacturing General
June 17, 2019  

West Fraser announces additional permanent production cuts in BC

CItes timber supply constraints owing to pine beetles, wildfires and pricing.

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.

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September 25, 2016  

West Fraser brews its black liquor

An innovative Alberta pulp mill is transforming a wood byproduct for value-added products.

News Forestry Manufacturing General
October 15, 2015  

West Fraser to acquire Manning Diversified

Plans to expand annual production capacity at Alberta sawmill.

News Forestry Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
October 28, 2014  

West Fraser sees Q3 profit improve to $70M

Revenue tops $1 billion from $878 million in the quarter.

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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%.

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October 28, 2013  

Higher demand in China, US to boost lumber prices

West Fraser shifts sales efforts inland from China’s coastal markets.