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News Forestry General
June 15, 2020  

J.D. Irving begins work in July on $35M NB sawmill expansion

Project will add about 1,300 square metres to the mill’s footprint, operations set for next spring.

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 Sustainability Technology
April 16, 2019  

Uniboard invests $18M to boost MDF capacity at Mont-Laurier

Next generation dryer will also lower greenhouse gas emissions.

News Manufacturing General
December 18, 2018  

Statistics Canada reports manufacturing sales down 0.1% in October

Sales were down in seven of 21 the industries tracked.

News Forestry Manufacturing General
July 31, 2018  

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.

News Forestry Manufacturing General
December 7, 2016  

Wood products outlook rosy for 2016, darker for 2017

Likelihood of softwood lumber import duties will weigh on bottom lines.

News Forestry Government Manufacturing General
October 25, 2016  

Start-up wood processor Boréalix gets $111,638 CED funding

Repayable contribution will help the maker of wood tiles commercialize its products for the US market.

News Forestry Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
March 10, 2016  

Fiery blast damages BC wood products mill

No injuries reported; mill expected to resume operations in about a week.

News Forestry Manufacturing General
September 29, 2015  

Canfor buys Anthony Forest Products in $93.5M deal

AFP in Arkansas operates six facilities producing lumber, engineered wood and wood chips.

News Forestry Manufacturing General Operations Production
July 17, 2015  

Uniboard invests $7M to boost MDF capacity at Mont-Laurier plant

Manufacturer says wood fibre mat-preheating technology will boost productivity at the facility.

News Construction Forestry Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
December 8, 2014  

Norbord, Ainsworth Lumber plan to combine businesses

Brookfield Asset Management, a majority shareholder in each company, will own 53% of the combined firm.

News Energy Manufacturing Pulp & Paper Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Production Sustainability Technology
September 23, 2013  

Tembec secures additional funding for cellulose project at Quebec site

The company expects cogeneration project to improve annual adjusted EBITDA by $48 million.

News Manufacturing Pulp & Paper Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Production Sustainability Technology
May 28, 2013  

Domtar buys US baby diaper maker for $272M

Domtar estimates that its personal care division will see $10 million in annual saving.

News General
January 23, 2013  

Interfor invests $80M in US South

Acquires Rayonier’s wood products business in Georgia.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Sustainability
October 9, 2012  

Profitability edges up for wood products, but other industries lag

Conference Board of Canada says index in line with sagging global economic growth.