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Mass timber construction is about more than just storing carbon

Mass timber construction is about more than just storing carbon

Dec. 19, 2019 – TreeHugger – It also can put people back to work and save our forests. TreeHugger has been covering the mass timber scene for a dozen years, starting with Waugh Thistleton’s timber tower in Hackney. Now Tim Smedley of the BBC talks to Andrew Waugh and writes a really thorough article that looks at the benefits […] Read More

To Tend & Keep It

To Tend & Keep It

Denise Silfee, Roots & Rivers – Don Arndt didn’t plan to become a logger after high school, but he has never regretted it. “Love the industry, love the people, love the work,” Don says. Don started D&S Logging with his father-in-law Sam Tyler, a lifelong logger, in 1983. Now his two eldest sons, Larsen and […] Read More

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Another Great Year Draws to a Close

Another Great Year Draws to a Close

As 2019 comes to a close, optimism is running high at Hampton. On the sales side, we’ve had a lot of inquiries and potential lumber orders from customers for next spring.  In addition, we’ve just entered into an exciting new sales agreement with green veneer and peeler core producer, Ironwood, LLC.  Our sawmill family also […] Read More

Linn County Timber Lawsuit: A Long-Overdue Conversation

Linn County Timber Lawsuit: A Long-Overdue Conversation

There are 29.7 million acres of forestland in Oregon, which cover half of the state’s land base. Most forestland is owned by the federal government, however, for the past 80 years the State of Oregon has managed 2.4 percent of Oregon’s forestland on behalf of 15 counties and their taxing districts, distributing most of the […] 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