West Fraser is temporarily rolling back its operating schedule at lumber mills across B.C., impacting more than 700 employees. The forestry company confirmed the reduced operating hours in an email to Black Press Media on Tuesday, March 1. “The transportation crisis in Western Canada that started with flooding in the Lower Mainland last fall has left our industry with significant inventory challenges,” stated West Fraser corporate spokesperson Joyce Wagenaar. “To manage our inventories West Fraser is temporarily moving from a five to three-day operating schedule for ...
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