Boise Cascade Company announced the curtailment of its lumber operation in Elgin, Oregon. The 60-day notice includes the sawmill, planer and shipping department; the powerhouse and log utilization center will remain operational. “Boise Cascade has operated the Elgin lumber mill since 1960. This portion of the Elgin complex is not cost competitive in the marketplace given its age, size and technology,” stated John White, Regional Manager, Wood Products. “Even with significant new capital investments, it is not clear the lumber mill can be positioned to be cost competitive. We have announced an indefinite curtailment as ...
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