Rebounding Lumber Market Meets Workforce Challenge

For years Pyramid Mountain Lumber Inc. thought the availability of logs was going to be their limiting factor for profitability and capital improvements. This winter they are up six million board feet in their log yard compared to a year ago. The future is looking...

Weyerhaeuser To End Production At Montana Mills This Week

Seventy years of lumber production will come to an end this week when the Weyerhaeuser Company starts to shut down its lumber and plywood mills in Columbia Falls. Weyerhaeuser Montana Resources Team Leader Tom Ray said lumber production will end Aug. 19, although some...

Weyerhaeuser Buys Plum Creek, May Sell Pulp Mills

From: Timber Processing Staff Weyerhaeuser Co. and Plum Creek announced a merger that will leave nearly two-thirds majority ownership in Weyerhaeuser shareholder hands. The combined company creates a $23 billion timber REIT (Real Estate Investment Trust) with more...