Conservation Group Buys Maine Timberland Tract

Conservation Group Buys Maine Timberland Tract The Conservation Fund has purchased 15,408 acres of Maine woodland from Chadbourne Tree Farms LLC in Oxford County. The primarily white pine tract was assembled by the Chadbourne family over 150 years and includes the...

Ashton Lewis Acquires W.T. Jones & Sons

Ashton Lewis Acquires W.T. Jones & Sons Ashton Lewis Holding Co., an affiliate of major treater Great Southern Wood, has acquired the family-owned W.T. Jones & Sons, Inc. southern pine sawmill in Ruther Glen, Va., and is planning to invest $11 million in the...

Canfor’s Vida Group Buys Sweden Mills

Canfor’s Vida Group Buys Sweden Mills Canfor Corp. executives announced in mid June that CanFor’s 70%-owned subsidiary, Vida Group, has entered into an agreement to purchase three sawmills located in Sweden from Bergs Timber for $43 million (Can.), plus...

PotlatchDeltic Sells Minnesota Acreage

PotlatchDeltic Sells Minnesota Acreage PotlatchDeltic Corp. officials recently announced an agreement to sell 72,000 acres in Minnesota to The Conservation Fund for approximately $48 million. The transaction is expected to close in the second half of 2020. Company...

Indonesia To Keep Export License System

Indonesia To Keep Export License System Backing off an earlier announcement that Indonesian wood products exporters would no longer need to obtain a license showing the wood’s origin and legality, Indonesia’s Ministry of Trade recently reversed itself after an outcry...

Interfor Lays Off Gilchrist Staff

Interfor Lays Off Gilchrist Staff Following an earlier announcement, Interfor began laying off 130 of 150 employees at its Gilchrist, Ore. sawmill in late June. Company officials cited difficulties with the coronavirus issue and overall market conditions as reasons...