- Neiman Begins Upgrade Program At Gilchrist
Neiman Enterprises is upgrading operations as it restarts the Gilchrist Forest Products sawmill in Gilchrist, Ore. that Neiman acquired from Interfor last September.
The sawmill is replacing a dated Inovec Dynavision M6 scanner with a new USNR trimmer optimizer and scan frame fitted with a BioLuma 2900L scanning system, as well as a new USNR optimization system for an existing end dog carriage system, providing full 3D imaged solutions. To complete this round of capital expenditure, the mill will also install a new USNR Stick-N-Fork Stacker system.
- Biewer Orders Two Cranes From Fulghum
Fulghum Industries has received an order from Biewer Lumber for two 170 ft. 25 ton log cranes for Biewer’s recently announced new greenfield SYP sawmill site in Winona, Miss. This is the second time Biewer has made the decision to go with a 170 ft. Fulghum crane, as the company has been operating one for over a year at its Newton, Miss. sawmill site. The Winona mill is scheduled to be operational by early 2022.
Canfor Corp. has announced it will invest approximately $160 million to build a new, state-of-the-art sawmill near DeRidder, La. The facility will have an annual production capacity of 250 MMBF on a two-shift basis and will directly employ about 130…
U.S. housing starts (single-family and multi-family combined) came in at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.569 million in April, down 9.5%…
Fred Stimpson, one of the Stimpson family members who ran Gulf Lumber Co. in Mobile, and who was most recently president of Canfor Southern Pine for six years, announced…
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