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New SYP Sawmill Stirs Up Dust

New SYP Sawmill Stirs Up Dust   Looks like construction of the new Canfor $160 million southern yellow pine sawmill in DeRidder, La. is in motion, according to these photos taken by Senior Editor Jessica Johnson as she was passing through the area in early June...

Justin Price Becomes 75th FPS President

Justin Price Becomes 75th FPS President Evergreen Engineering co-CEO Justin Price will serve as president of the Forest Products Society for the 2022-23 term. Price takes over from Terry Liles, Director of Raw Materials for Huber Engineered Woods. Price, who has been...

WWPA Conducts Annual Meeting In Washington

WWPA Conducts Annual Meeting In Washington Scenic Skamani Lodge at the Columbia River Gorge hosted the Western Wood Products Assn. annual meeting and also the board meeting of the Softwood Lumber Board during May 24-26. Lumber producer companies represented included...

PotlatchDeltic Announces Project At Waldo Sawmill

PotlatchDeltic Announces Project At Waldo Sawmill PotlatchDeltic Corp. is investing $131 million to expand and modernize its sawmill located in Waldo, Ark. The project will increase the mill’s annual production capacity from 190MMBF of southern yellow pine dimension...

Weyerhaeuser Led Company Through Key Years

Weyerhaeuser Led Company Through Key Years George H. Weyerhaeuser Sr., who served as president and CEO of Weyerhaeuser Co. from 1966 to 1991 during an exciting period of wood products development while encountering new timber supply challenges brought on by an...

Armor In Housing Starts Reveals Crack

Armor In Housing Starts Reveals Crack U.S. housing starts dropped significantly in May 2022, down 14.4% from April to a seasonally adjusted rate of 1.549 million, according to the U.S. Census Bureau and U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development monthly new...