Getting The Kids To Join Up

Article by Rich DonnellEditor-in-Chief I keep running into long-time acquaintances at lumber industry events who tell me they’re about to retire. This always depresses me, because for one thing it means I probably won’t see them much anymore, and it means that I’m...

Interfor To Take Additional Downtime

Interfor announced plans to temporarily reduce production across its operating platform in the British Columbia Interior during the month of June 2019 due to a combination of weak lumber prices and continuing high log costs. The curtailment is expected to reduce...

Supply-Demand Beat Goes On

Article by Rich Donnell Editor-in-Chief During my recent visit to Georgia-Pacific’s newly started up sawmill in Talladega, Ala., and during my discussions there about the fact that GP is building two additional sawmills (in Georgia) this year, the words that kept...

Pursuing Self-reliance

Article by Dan Shell Managing Editor Talking with Timber Processing 2019 Person of the Year Red Emmerson and touring Sierra Pacific Industries’ new sawmill in Shelton, Wash. last year, two themes kept popping up: self-reliance and full utilization. Emmerson, age 89,...