WESTERN COMPLETES KILN UPGRADE AT SALTAIR SAWMILL; KICKS-OFF ADDITIONAL $35 MILLION INVESTMENT IN B.C. OPERATIONS

The newly installed $12 million continuous dry kiln at the Saltair Sawmill increases the mill’s capacity for continuous drying of lumber, and also provides environmental benefits by reducing energy consumption. The new kiln adds to the three existing kilns on site for drying lumber. The Saltair sawmill is the largest single-line sawmill on the coast of B.C. following previous multi-phase strategic capital investments of over $42 million to modernize the sawmill since 2013.

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February 26, 2024

WESTERN COMPLETES KILN UPGRADE AT SALTAIR SAWMILL AND KICKS-OFF ADDITIONAL $35 MILLION INVESTMENT IN B.C. OPERATIONS

The newly installed $12 million continuous dry kiln at the Saltair Sawmill increases the mill’s capacity for continuous drying of lumber, and also provides environmental benefits by reducing energy consumption. The new kiln adds to the three existing kilns on site for drying lumber. The Saltair sawmill is the largest single-line sawmill on the coast of B.C. following previous multi-phase strategic capital investments of over $42 million to modernize the sawmill since 2013.

December 7, 2023

WESTERN FOREST PRODUCTS BRIGHTENS HOLIDAYS WITH $100,000 DONATION

Western is sharing wishes for a happy and healthy holiday season with a contribution of $100,000 to support several Indigenous communities and community-based organizations in the areas where the company operates in British Columbia and Washington State. The financial support will assist communities and charitable organizations provide meals and toys for those who would otherwise go without.

November 15, 2023

WESTERN FOREST PRODUCTS AND QUATSINO FIRST NATION COLLABORATE ON CARBON DATA RESEARCH

Western Forest Products and Quatsino First Nation are embarking on important research into carbon data in the forests we manage. […]

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