Canfor Corporation

Canfor Corporation

May 06, 2005 19:36 ET

Canfor sells Valemount sawmill

VANCOUVER, May 6 - Canfor Corporation (TSX:CFP) announces that it
has entered into an agreement with Northwest Specialty Lumber to sell the
Valemount sawmill and associated tenure for $3,000,000 plus the value of
inventory. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and is
expected to close before the end of May 2005.

Canfor Corporation is a leading Canadian integrated forest products
company based in Vancouver, British Columbia. The Company has extensive
woodlands operations and manufacturing facilities in British Columbia, Alberta
and Quebec and a lumber remanufacturing plant in Washington State. Canfor is a
major producer and supplier of lumber, bleached kraft pulp, specialty kraft
paper, plywood and oriented strand board (OSB) for markets around the world.

Contact Information

  • Lee Coonfer
    Manager, Public Affairs and Corporate Communications
    Canadian Forest products Ltd.
    (604) 661-5225