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March 23, 2022
Western Forest Products curtails sawmill due to lack of logs
Western Forest Products (WFP) announced that starting this week, their Chemainus Sawmill is once again undergoing a production curtailment due to a lack of logs. The last curtailment started on February 2nd and lasted nearly three weeks. Shari Burnett, WFP’s content and media manager, confirmed the curtailment saying, “Western is forecasting tight log inventories that require us to temporarily curtail operations at our Chemainus sawmill. Log supply has been constrained by weather earlier in the year and a lack of harvesting permits leading to a temporary log shortage. The temporary downtime is anticipated as early ...
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