Archive of: Timber

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Local lumber into local Habitat houses

A newer arrival to Mason County's storied wood products industry, Sierra Pacific, is stepping up with a gift of lumber product to the local Habitat for Humanity program.

October 2017

Weyerhaeuser steps ‘out of woods’ – again

Seattle-based wood products firm Weyerhaeuser today announced the sale of 100,000 acres of timberlands in the southeastern U.S. to an investment group that includes Green Diamond.

October 2017

Downtown Olympia tree arrives

Christmas is still more than five weeks away, but the official holiday tree already is standing tall in a downtown Olympia park.

November 2016

Sale of Weyerhaeuser packaging board business complete

Weyerhaeuser took another step toward streamlining its operations today, announcing the completion of the sale of its liquid packaging board business.

August 2016

State will buy working forest near Pe Ell

The state funding mechanism for public school needs in Washington will gain 80 acres of prime working forest near Pe Ell after a decision today.

July 2016

New CFO at Tacoma's NW Hardwoods

Northwest Hardwoods Inc. has named Frederic Jung as executive vice president and chief financial officer. He will be responsible for all finance, IT and legal functions at the Tacoma-based lumber company.

June 2016
Olympic Panel Products closing soon with 217 layoffs

Olympic Panel Products closing soon with 217 layoffs

The long awaited news that Olympic Panel Products in Shelton would be closing down has finally come.

May 2016

Outside of merger costs, Weyerhaeuser sees earnings growth

At first glance, it would appear that Weyerhaeuser is in worse shape than it was at the same time last year.

May 2016

Weyerhaeuser selling pulp mills to International Paper for $2.2B

It was hinted at months ago, but now it’s official. Weyerhaeuser is selling off its cellulose fibers pulp mills to International Paper for $2.2 billion in cash.

May 2016

Lewis County timber buyer to prison

A South Sound criminal theft of national forest resources ended with a prison sentence for a Winlock man, who admitted buying maple wood without requiring his suppliers to show permits governing its harvest.

April 2016
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