The Bear Island strategic investment in the conversion of assets to recycled containerboard production is progressing well despite the current environment of important cost inflation and delays in the completion of certain construction milestones due to labour and material availability.

VANCOUVER, B.C., August 9, 2022 – West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. ("West Fraser" or the "Company") (TSX and NYSE: WFG) announced today it is permanently curtailing approximately 170 million board feet of combined production at its Fraser Lake and Williams Lake sawmills and approximately 85 million square feet of plywood production at its Quesnel Plywood mill.  

A sawmill has many suppliers, but there are none more important than the forest. Without the forest, there would be no logs for a sawmill to operate, there would be no lumber, no wood chips and no shavings.

In April, the Cedar Hill City Council approved an agreement with Pratt Industries, Inc. (through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Pratt Corrugated Holdings, Inc.) to locate a Regional Manufacturing & Innovation Center at High Point 67 in Cedar Hill, Texas.

VANCOUVER, BCJuly 28, 2022 - Canfor Corporation (TSX: CFP) is pleased to announce it will invest approximately $210 million USD to build a new, state-of-the-art sawmill complex in southern Alabama.

NEW YORK, NY, July 22, 2022 - Mercer International Inc. (Nasdaq: MERC) (“Mercer“, the “Company“, “we“, “our“) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire all of the outstanding shares of the parent company of HIT for consideration of €270 million, inclusive of forecasted net working capital of approximately €43 million (the “Transaction“).

ATLANTA-- WestRock Company (NYSE: WRK) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the remaining interest in Grupo Gondi for $970 million, plus the assumption of debt, representing an estimated implied enterprise value of $1.763 billion.

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