Posts Tagged ‘sawmill’

Millar Western adds COO, changes leadership team

February 6, 2018

EDMONTON — Millar Western Forest Products has announced changes to the company’s senior management team. Announcing the key appointments, J. Craig Armstrong, President and CEO, said: “Each of our new appointees has led a distinguished career within our organization, and each brings the benefit of in-depth company knowledge, extensive industry experience

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Mill supplier Murray Latta Progressive Machine celebrates 100 years

January 22, 2018

Murray Latta Progressive Machine is celebrating a milestone in 2018: 100 years as a successful machine manufacturing and distribution business. The current business was formed by a merger of Progressive Mill Supplies (est. 1954) and Murray-Latta Machine (est.1918) after working together for more than 50 years. With the recent addition

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Failed P.E.I. sawmill had millions in government loans

September 13, 2017

Arsenault Sawmill Ltd. of Richmond, P.E.I., went into receivership almost a year ago owing the P.E.I. government more than $3.7 million. PricewaterhouseCoopers, the court-appointed receiver, is currently preparing to sell off almost 100 different properties connected to the sawmill company. The receiver has said it doesn’t expect their sale will

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Kruger investing $378 million to diversify two Quebec paper mills

September 11, 2017

SHERBROOKE and TROIS-RIVIÈRES, Que. – Kruger Inc. is will invest $377.6 million to diversify operations at its Brompton and Wayagamack Mills into specialty niches, such as flexible food packaging, labelling and digital printing. This major project, undertaken in partnership with the Government of Québec, will help to maintain more than 500

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EACOM installs continuous dry kiln at Timmins

September 6, 2017

MONTREAL – EACOM Timber has successfully completed the installation of a continuous dry kiln at its Timmins, Ont., sawmill. This new system is designed to accelerate the wood drying process by continuously cycling lumber through the kiln with significant energy efficiency gains. The annual capacity of the sawmill will increase to 160 million

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N.S. mill reinventing itself with contract work

August 3, 2017

The new owners of Hefler Forest Products in Middle Sackville, N.S., are slowing re-opening the shuttered sawmill, building on the solid foundation of the mill’s biomass power plant. The 3.1-megawatt power plant is under a 20-year contract with Nova Scotia Power. Stan Mason of Katalyst Wind and Trevor Hennigar of

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Three-way supply agreement supports Corewood Sawmill

August 3, 2017

Tahtsa Group has rebuilt and upgraded Corewood Sawmill in Houston, B.C., to operate cooperatively with Canfor and Pinnacle Renewable Energy. An article on HoustonToday.com explains that Corewood will use low-grade material that is unsuitable for commodity lumber from a local Canfor mill. Corewood will extract value from the material in the

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