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August 4, 2020
Resolute Forests Products planning to reopen idled El Dorado sawmill
Resolute Forest Products is continuing plans to reopen its sawmill in El Dorado, Ark., that has been closed since last summer. The El Dorado facility is one of three mills that Resolute purchased from Conifex Timber in February. Conifex indefinitely shut down the mill Aug. 28, 2019 due to slumping lumber prices. The closure came less than two years after Conifex completed a $65 million upgrade to the mill boosting its annual production capacity to 180 million board feet of construction-grade dimensional lumber from southern yellow pine for distribution within the United States.   ...
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