Norbord reopens mill closed by B.C. wildfires

July 25, 2017

By: The Working Forest Staff

TORONTO – Norbord has resumed production at the company’s OSB mill in 100 Mile House, B.C., the evacuation order for 100 Mile House and nearby communities was lifted.

On July 10th, Norbord reported that the mill had temporarily suspended production in order to comply with evacuation orders due to wildfires burning in the region.

All mill employees were safely evacuated at the time and the mill was not damaged. The curtailment is not expected to materially impact Norbord’s third quarter results.

The 100 Mile House mill has a stated annual production capacity of 440 million square feet (3/8-inch basis).

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