Lumber boom helps N.S. forest industry offset loss of Northern Pulp

A truck prepares to leave the yard at Elmsdale Lumber. High lumber prices have sawmills in Nova Scotia in much better shape than they expected to be when Northern Pulp shut down. (CBC)

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The boards stacked high in the yard at Elmsdale Lumber don't sit for long these days. Empty trucks arrive to cart them away to customers, just as more logs arrive to be cut into more boards.

"The demand is huge," said Robin Wilber, president of the company based in Elmsdale, N.S. "We can sell everything we make."

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Source: CBC News

 

 

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