Western Forest Products Announces Closure of Englewood Train

By Western Forest Products Inc.
Market Wired
November 7, 2017
Category: Business & Politics
Region: Canada, Canada West

VANCOUVER, BC – Western Forest Products today announced the closure of its Englewood logging train. This announcement is consistent with the Company’s ongoing efforts to reduce costs and strengthen its competitiveness. Logs will be transported by truck at a lower cost to create efficiencies in the transportation of logs to its mills from northern Vancouver Island forestry operations. …As a result of the closure of the train, these positions will be eliminated. The Company will work with its employees and union representatives to identify opportunities for the impacted employees to transition to other positions within its operations. Accordingly, the reduction in overall jobs is anticipated to be fewer than 15.

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