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West Fraser to upgrade High Prairie Forest Products
West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. announced plans to invest C$55 million in its High Prairie Forest Products sawmill in High Prairie, Alberta. The company has not yet revealed details about the project. West Fraser acquired the mill, previously known as Buchanan Lumber, and its related timber rights, in early 2014. At the time of the acquisition, the sawmill had an annual capacity of 110 million board feet.

Tolko proceeds with plans to restart OSB mill
Tolko Industries could re-open its High Prairie, Alberta, OSB plant within months. That was one optimistic prediction by plant manager Doug Stangier and Dave West, manager of stewardship and tenures for Alberta and Saskatchewan, when they updated Big Lakes County council at its regular meeting May 24. “If all the chips fall into place, we could probably start a log haul in September and produce our first board by the end of the year,” West said. “We are excited about the start-up and we want to keep it going.” For more, click here...

Klausner mill to begin production in July
Klausner Trading USA's new mill in Enfield, N.C., is expected to begin producing Southern Pine lumber some time in July, company management confirmed recently.

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