Canfor making $8 million capital investment in Fort St. John sawmill

“This capital project will improve cost efficiency at our Fort St. John mill and help move us toward energy self-sufficiency,” he says in a release. “We are pleased to be able to make this sizable investment, which reflects our confidence in our Fort St. John operation.” 

Mayor Lori Ackerman is welcoming the announcement, saying, “A strong forest sector contributes significantly to the wealth of our region, and we appreciate Canfor’s confidence in our community and our economy.” 

The Canfor mill in Fort St. John produces 200 million board feet from logs harvested mostly from the Fort St. John Timber Supply Area annually.

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Erica Fisher

Erica is a reporter for Moose FM and energeticcity.ca in Fort St. John, B.C. She grew up in Victoria, B.C. and received her Bachelor's Degree in Journalism from Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec.