VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 22, 2022 -- Conifex Timber Inc. (“Conifex”) (TSX: CFF) announced today that it is reducing its operating schedule to a one-shift basis at its Mackenzie, British Columbia sawmill commencing August 29, 2022.
The original vision for the mill to produce dissolving pulp had to be abandoned after trade actions were imposed. In 2019, our team began actively developing a start-up business plan for Prince Albert based on producing Northern Bleached Softwood Kraft (NBSK) pulp. The study work has estimated the cost to rebuild and restart the mill is $550 million.
VANCOUVER, B.C., August 9, 2022 – West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. ("West Fraser" or the "Company") (TSX and NYSE: WFG) announced today it is permanently curtailing approximately 170 million board feet of combined production at its Fraser Lake and Williams Lake sawmills and approximately 85 million square feet of plywood production at its Quesnel Plywood mill.
About half of back-to-school shoppers plan to make sustainable choices while buying supplies for the new year, according to Deloitte’s recent back-to-school survey.