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The Oregon Timber Worker’s Truth

The Oregon Timber Worker’s Truth

Feb. 23, 2020, Register-Guard – Surviving through the spotted owl era, evolving logging processes and now climate change, timber communities continually face the sense that their livelihood and way of life is dubious. Read More

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COVID-19 Crisis: Our Inherent Connections Revealed

COVID-19 Crisis: Our Inherent Connections Revealed

It’s been over two months since the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in the U.S. and nearly two full weeks since Governors in Oregon and Washington ordered people to stay at home. Restaurants have closed or reduced services.  Amusement parks and theaters are closed and leisure activities have been cancelled. Schools and state and national […] Read More

COVID-19 Crisis: Taking the Long-View

COVID-19 Crisis: Taking the Long-View

Of the lessons learned in my years working in the Pacific Northwest timber industry, the most significant has been the importance of taking the long-view. This way of thinking is an inherent part of an industry that takes decades to bring a product to market and requires large-scale investment in infrastructure, time, and people to […] Read More

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Hampton News Releases

RELEASE: Hampton Lumber Acquires Conifex Assets in Fort St. James, BC

RELEASE: Hampton Lumber Acquires Conifex Assets in Fort St. James, BC

Portland, OR – Today Hampton Lumber announced the completion of the acquisition of the sawmill and timber tenure from Conifex, Inc. in Fort St. James, British Columbia.  Hampton plans to build a new sawmill on the site and expects the new operation, Fort St. James Forest Products, to be up and running sometime in 2022. […] Read More

Conifex and Hampton Announce BC Government Approval of Fort St. James Sawmill Sale

Conifex and Hampton Announce BC Government Approval of Fort St. James Sawmill Sale

October 28, 2019, Vancouver, BC – Conifex Timber Inc. (“Conifex”) (TSX: CFF) and Hampton Lumber announced today that the Honourable Doug Donaldson, Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations, and Rural Development has approved the sale of Conifex’s Fort St. James sawmill and associated forest license to Hampton Lumber.  Ken Shields, Conifex’s Chair and CEO, […] Read More