Stories tagged: timber industry
Thu., May 3, 2018, 5:51 p.m.
PotlatchDeltic reports dip in first quarter earnings
PotlatchDeltic Corp. reported net income of $14.6 million, or 29 cents per share, for the first quarter. The results compared to net income of $16.9 million, or 41 cents per …
Wed., March 28, 2018, 4:55 p.m.
Idaho Forest Group in talks to buy Athol mill
Idaho Forest Group is in negotiations to buy a 115-acre mill owned by Merritt Brothers Lumber Co.
UPDATED: Fri., April 28, 2017, 1:22 p.m.
Potlatch officials praise Trump’s tough stance on Canadian lumber imports
Higher prices for lumber helped Potlatch Corp.’s first quarter earnings. Company officials also praised the Trump Administration’s decision to slap duties on Canadian lumber imports.
Sun., Sept. 25, 2016
Sawmill is part of the Colville Tribes’ strategy for a warming climate
As the Confederated Colville Tribes prepare for a hotter, drier future, with more wildfires, they’re planning to reopen a sawmill that will process ponderosa pine.
Mon., May 16, 2016, 11:04 a.m.
Idaho Forest Group to buy assets of closed sawmill
Idaho Forest Group will purchase the assets of a closed sawmill in Kamiah, Idaho, officials announced Monday.
Wed., April 23, 2014
Earnings report: Potlatch Corp.
Thu., Jan. 26, 2012, 9:30 a.m.
U.S. to unveil new forest rules
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration says new rules to manage nearly 200 million acres of national forests will protect watersheds and wildlife while promoting uses ranging from recreation to logging.
Mon., Sept. 19, 2011, 10:57 a.m.
Stimson Lumber to close Arden sawmill
Stimson Lumber Co. has issued layoff notices to workers at its sawmill in Arden, Wash.
Thu., Jan. 20, 2011
U.S. accuses B.C. of breaking pact
U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk has asked for arbitration with Canada over allegations that British Columbia is selling subsidized lumber into U.S. markets. The dispute revolves around log prices for …
Thu., Oct. 7, 2010
Timber association will disband after 75 years
A longtime advocacy group for Idaho’s timber industry will close at the end of the year. Members recently decided to disband the Intermountain Forest Association at the end of December, …
Sat., July 6, 1996
Weyerhaeuser Looks Abroad For Trees New Zealand Trees Would Be Processed For Export To Japan
The shrinking supply of trees available for harvest in North America has prompted Weyerhaeuser Co. to look abroad. The Federal Way-based timber giant is considering making its first overseas investment …
Thu., May 2, 1996
Sawmill Closed For Repairs Twelve Jobs Lost As Crown Pacific Starts Remodel In Bonners Ferry
Crown Pacific closed its Bonners Ferry sawmill Wednesday for a year-long remodel just two weeks after announcing the closure of its Albeni Falls mill. All but 12 of the employees …
Fri., Dec. 22, 1995
Soggy Roads Idle Log Trucks Mild Temperatures, Rains Turn Logging Roads Into Mud Pits; Mills Facing Shutdowns
Loggers wishing for a cold Christmas. Russ Carrier scales a load of logs at J.D. Lumber in Priest River, Idaho, as the mill is trying to build the number of …