Arbec Scalehouse will be opening Monday June 7, 2021 @ 5:30 AM. Contact office to arrange monthly deliveries. NEW increased pricing for 2021. July and August deliveries are full, now scheduling into the fall/winter.
Ayat Timbers International: Ayat Timbers in Penobsquis is open once again, and is seeking White Pine logs (Monday-Friday 7am-4pm). Javed Mian 1-306-491-5224, call prior to harvest.
AV Group NB Inc:
Due to high inventory levels, AV Nackawic has put delivery restrictions in place for the last two weeks of July. SNB Producers interested in shipping to AV during this period are encouraged to contact the SNB office.
Deliveries will resume May 2, 2021. New delivery hours, Monday-Friday 6am-6pm ONLY. Also, check specs before cutting, as only 5% of the load can be "short wood", which is less then 12 feet. Preferred lengths are 16 foot, but the spec allows for random length wood (12-20 feet).
Please note that all truck drivers must complete and submit a COVID 19 screening questionnaire at least one working day prior to arriving on site and be aware of the AV Mask Sanitization Policy. Please forward completed forms to AVPurchasewood@avg.adityabirla.com
Delco will resume purchasing 8 and 9 foot studs on May 31st. Price increase to $155/cord. Delco will be closed for all deliveries August 2nd-6th, and will re-open Monday August 9th at 7:00am.
Devon Lumber Co. Ltd:
Effective May 17th 2021; Price for Balsam Fir Studwood has increased to $151.64/cord and red/black spruce has increased to $141.64/cord.
Effective June 1st, 2020; Devon Lumber Co. Ltd will stop buying 6 ' Cedar Sawlogs.
Effective January 4 2021, all roundwood deliveries will be accepted between 8:30 am-4pm.
Goguen Lumber, Cocagne
SPRUCE logs only, 10' 6", 12' 6", 14' 6", 16' 6". 7" min top, 20" max butt.
Price increased to $460 MBF with self loader truck, and $455 MBF if mill unloads.
Please call beforehand 576-6518 if you are delivering with a straight trailer and need unloaded, as the mill only has one loader.
Hemlock/Tamarack logs 10' 6" , 12' 6", 14' 6", 16' 6". 8" min top, 20" max butt. $335/ MBF with self-loader, and $330/MBF if mill unloads.
Groupe Savoie, Westville NS
Groupe Savoie is currently seeking poplar logs (8’6 and a min top of 9 inches). Delivered price from our SNB Marketing Board is $63.17 gmt. Please contact the SNB office (506) 433-9866 for more information. Mill is located at 2649 Fox Brook Rd.
Delivery hours are Monday-Friday 7am. If you would like to deliver on weekend or evening, the buyer (Jody Hamper) said he would meet truck to accept wood. Jody’s number is 902 759-3234 (call ahead of time if you would like to deliver outside the normal hours).
This market is not listed in spec package, as we are unsure how long market opportunity will last. Contact office prior to cutting to ensure mill is still buying (506) 433-9866
JD Irving Ltd SNB Contract:
SNB and JDI are still working towards amendments in the MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) that JDI wishes SNB to sign before entering into contract negotiations. For more information on the status of these negotiations, please contact the office (506) 433-9866.
JD Irving Ltd (other notes)
Effective May 2nd 2021, the price for sawlogs will increase by $3/gmt, and studwood will increase by $6/gmt.
Please note that the Sussex Scales will be closed each day from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm until further notice. (effective Jan 11/2021)
Please be advised that due to the lack of demand for Hardwood Sawlogs, the JDI Sussex mill will no longer be purchasing Hardwood Sawlogs, effective at the end of the day Friday, May 16th 2020.
Effective Monday October 26, JDI will temporarily stop purchasing softwood pulpwood from producers/suppliers that is not under an individual contract or a marketing board contract (i.e.,no gatewood or non-contract purchases).
New spec is now 16'8" and treelength with 3" top.
Contact office prior to cutting for this market.
Ledwidge Lumber: Ledwidge is now purchasing NB 8 foot studwood. Increased pricing, now paying $93.25/gmt. Pricing effective June 7th 2021.
Marwood: Red pine and hemlock pricing will be the same for 2021.
Marwood is now purchasing 6 foot cedar with 3"-6" trim, delivered to their Traceyville site. Cedar pricing has increased to $127.41/gmt effective May1-Oct 31 2021.
Any producers who seek forest management advise on red pine stands, or assessment for red pine poles, please contact the office (506) 433-9866.
McMillan Forest Products: McMillan's in Belleisle Creek has recent price increases for 8 foot cedar, hemlock, and oversized red/black spruce logs. Spec change for top diameter of oversized logs has been reduced from 12" to 10", effective April 9 2021. Call mill 485-1010, ahead of time before proceeding.
Pleasant River Lumber: Improved pricing effective May 24th 2021, Check market spec page for updated pricing, or contact the office (506) 433-9866.
Russell & Swim, Doaktown: White pine sawlog deliveries to Doaktown have resumed, effective Monday June 21st . Same pricing as last year. To avoid staining in the logs while we are in the warm summer months, all White Pine logs must be delivered to the Mill within 1 week of being cut so they can be placed under a watering system. Any older logs or logs that arrive at the Mill stained will not be included in the scale for the load.
Taylor Lumber, Middle Musquodoboit: This market is currently shut off, until further notice.
Timber Resource Group Me: Improved pricing effective May 24th 2021, check market spec page for updated pricing, or contact the office (506) 433-9866 for more details.
Woodland Pulp LLC:
Mixed Hardwood is 24/7. No more ash in hardwood pulp, due to Emerald Ash Borer, and movement from restricted areas.