Mid-South Recognized For Work At Dierks

Mid-South Engineering, Hot Springs, Ark., was awarded three Engineering Excellence awards from the Arkansas branch of the American Council of Engineering Companies for its work on the new 388MMBF Weyerhaeuser sawmill in Dierks, Ark. Among other statistics, the sawmill...

Evergreen Adds Seattle Office

Evergreen Engineering, Inc., is adding a location in the Seattle, Wash. area. “We wanted to better serve our major wood products and pulp & paper clients in Washington state,” comments Evergreen Business Development Director Aaron Edewards. “We also wanted to take...

Element5 Plans Second CLT Plant

Tembec founder Frank Dottori appears to be fronting the establishment of Ontario’s first cross-laminated timber (CLT) plant in St. Thomas, Ontario. The Ontario government announced a contribution of close to $5 million for the $32 million facility. The plant will be...

Hardwood Lumbermen Aren’t As Upbeat

A survey conducted in Timber Processing in April revealed, not surprisingly, that confidence has declined among U.S. hardwood lumbermen compared to a similar survey a year ago. Over half of U.S. hardwood lumbermen (55%) are optimistic their business will be “good” or...

USDA’s Forest Service Extends Comment Period

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service is extending the public comment period on proposed changes to modernize how the agency complies with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). The proposed rule would give the Forest Service the tools and...

Kalmar Extends Service Agreement

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, Helsinki, Finland, has signed a five-year extension for a comprehensive service agreement with a Swedish sawmill belonging to the Nordic Forestry Corp. The agreement includes Kalmar as well as third-party equipment, operators and maintenance...