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Tembec to modernize sawmill


October 25, 2004
By Pulp & Paper Canada

Tembec has announced plans to modernize its Elko, BC sawmill in 2004-2005. The project will include the upgrading o…

Tembec has announced plans to modernize its Elko, BC sawmill in 2004-2005. The project will include the upgrading of both primary saw lines, as well as the secondary processing equipment.

Tembec estimates the undertaking will take approximately 14 months and about 25 person-years of employment during construction. The cost of the upgrades has been appraised at $17 million and will permit the sawmill to increase log yield by 10%. The mill provides 220 people with employment.

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