OSHA Increases Inspections, Safety Training Sessions in 2019

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) fiscal year 2019 final statistics show a significant increase in the number of inspections and a record amount of compliance assistance to further the mission of ensuring that...

Mid-South Has 50 Under Its Belt

November 2019 saw Mid-South Engineering celebrate 50 years of providing engineering solutions for customers throughout the world. In 1969, Mid-South was founded by four engineers with a common vision: to be a complete engineering service provider focused on total...

IKEA Continues U.S. Timberland Purchases

Ingka Investments, IKEA’s parent company, recently made two timberland acquisitions which nearly doubles its U.S. forestland portfolio. One purchase was in East Texas for 42,000 acres, following a deal for 18,000 forestland acres in southeast Oklahoma. IKEA’s U.S....

New Mexico Gains New Sawmill Venture

Northern California’s Lance Forest Products is relocating a sawmill from Redding to Cimarron, New Mexico with the help of a $350,000 investment from the state Economic Development Dept. Lance Forest Products executives have developed logging and thinning agreements...

CLT Will Be Part of Upcoming Atlanta Conference

One of the main sessions during the upcoming Panel & Engineered Lumber International Conference to be held in Atlanta March 12-13 concerns mass timber products, marketing and construction. Several speakers will address mass timber, including Charles Gale,...

Timber Processing Person of the Year

Timber Processing magazine will announce its 32nd annual Person of the Year award in the combined January-February issue. The 2020 Person of the Year will be featured in the issue, and will receive the award plaque during the Timber Processing & Energy Expo to be...