Report: Oregon Lumber Company Closing
Mary’s River Lumber Co. in Corvallis, Ore. is closing after 42 years in business. The company employed 80 workers at a saw mill and finishing plant. Company president Brad Kirkbride tells the Corvallis Gazette-Times the business has had a tough time finding suitable cedar logs. He says it’s mostly due to harvest restrictions in public forests.
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Report: Court Rules in Favor of Menards Founder in Case Against Former Fiancee | September 21, 2016
The founder of the Menards building supply chain doesn’t have to give his ex-fiancee ownership interest in the company, an appeals court ruled Tuesday. John Menard’s former finacee had sued for … Read More
Report: Lumber Trade War Brewing | August 25, 2016
Bloomberg featured a story today on the escalation of a trade dispute between the U.S. and Canada over a new softwood lumber trade agreement. The countries are currently operating under a … Read More
Report: Philly-Area Lumberyard Closing After 153 Years | August 12, 2016
A long-standing Philadelphia-area lumberyard is closing after 153 years in business. The Philadelphia Inquirer shares the story of Fritz Lumber Co. of Berwyn, Penn., and its owners William “Howard” Fritz … Read More