Canfor announces production curtailment in Canada

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The Canfor Corporation has announced the curtailment of approximately 115 million board feet of production capacity at its Canadian sawmills during the third quarter of 2021 due to the significant supply chain challenges and transportation backlog in Western Canada as a result of the extreme wildfire conditions.

“The wildfires burning in Western Canada are significantly impacting the supply chain and our ability to transport product to market. As a result, we are implementing short-term production curtailments at our Canadian sawmills beginning July 26th. We are developing site specific plans to minimize the impacts to our employees and contractors”, said Stephen Mackie, Executive Vice President, North American Operations, Canfor.

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