Archive of: Timber

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Weyerhaeuser adds to senior leadership team

Weyerhaeuser Company has announced the appointment of Jim Kilberg as senior vice president of real estate, energy and natural resources.

April 2016

Weyerhaeuser finalizes merger with Plum Creek

As expected, Weyerhaeuser has completed its merger with Plum Creek, making for more than 13 million acres of timberlands.

February 2016

Plum Creek, Weyerhaeuser shareholders approve merger

Plum Creek Timber Company, Inc., announced today that its stockholders have “overwhelmingly approved” its proposed merger with Weyerhaeuser.

February 2016
Weyerhaeuser announces $8.4B deal to become largest timberlands owner

Weyerhaeuser announces $8.4B deal to become largest timberlands owner

Over the weekend, in a deal that would create the largest private ownership of timberland in the nation, Weyerhaeuser Company announced that it would buy out Seattle-based Plum Creek for $8.4 billion.

November 2015

Weyerhaeuser earnings growing

The Northwest wood industry leader, Weyerhaeuser, reported improved earnings today for its third quarter, despite only matching Q2's gross sales numbers.

October 2015

Weyerhaeuser announces dividend increase

The timber giant announced a dividend of $0.31 per share, reflecting a 6.9 percent increase from the previous quarterly dividend of $0.29 per share.

August 2015

Interfor gives up on Tacoma sawmill

According to a quarterly earnings report released yesterday, the Canadian company's new sawmill failed to achieve expectations as a result of "challenging lumber and log market conditions."

July 2015

Sierra Pacific scoops up Lewis County timberland

Murray Pacific Corporation announced today that it has sold nearly 54,000 acres of timberland to Sierra Pacific Industries, marking the end of its 104-year history in the business.

June 2015

Burn ban growing today

A burn ban on all state-protected public lands in Washington begins today and will extend through the end of September, according to officials. Warm, dry conditions are the cause.

June 2015

Weyerhaeuser triples earnings in 2014

Though net sales were only up slightly for 2014, Weyerhaeuser drove up shareholder value and tripled earnings available to shareholders, according to its end-of-year financial results.

January 2015
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