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August 7, 2019

Resolute reports $25M net income in Q2 2019

Resolute Forest Products last week reported a net income of $25 million for Q2 2019, compared to $72 million in the same period in 2018. Sales were $755 million in the quarter, a decrease of $221 million from the year-ago period.

Sinclar Group to temporarily curtail three BC sawmills

The company announced last week that it will be temporarily curtailing Lakeland Mills in Prince George, Nechako Lumber in Vanderhoof and Apollo Forest Products in Fort St. James, B.C., due to high log costs and challenging market conditions.

Six weeks of downtime announced at Tolko’s Kelowna mill

“Although we prefer to keep our locations in constant operation, we must manage the business responsibly and ensure we are sustainable for the future,” said Vice-President of solid wood, Troy Connolly, about the curtailment.
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High Prairie OSB mill

Making a comeback: how Tolko restarted its High Prairie OSB mill

With the number of curtailments and mill shutdowns announced in the first half of 2019, it might be surprising to learn that one mill is making a comeback. But that’s exactly what Tolko Industries’ OSB mill in High Prairie, Alta., is doing. » Read more...
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The impact of downtime in a planer mill

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21 Northern BC mayors call on feds to help forest industry

The mayors say getting through the crisis in the forest sector would require a collective effort with industry, all levels of government, municipalities and workers. » Read more...

WFP reports Adjusted EBITDA of $15.1M in Q2 2019

Western Forest Products reported an adjusted EBITDA result of $15.1 million in Q2 2019 compared to adjusted EBITDA of $50.2 million in Q2 2018, and $18.1 million reported in the Q1 2019. » Read more...

Great Lakes Logging & Heavy Equipment Expo

Sept. 5-7, 2019
Location: Escanaba, Mich.
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Blue Ridge Logging Days 2019

Sept. 6-8, 2019
Location: Blue Ridge, Alta.
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9th China Global Wood Trade Conference & Tour

Sept. 7-8, 2019
Location: Chonqing, China
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16th Annual Global Buyers Mission

Sept. 11-13, 2019
Location: Whistler, B.C.
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