NewLife Forest Restoration has officially opened itsNewLife new 425-thousand square foot sawmill and re-manufacturing facility at the old home of SCA in Bellemont. The high-production sawmill, which represents an $80 million capital investment in the area, is designed to manufacture lumber, engineered wood products, biomass and residuals. At full capacity, the facility will be the largest sawmill in the state and will produce as much as 120 million board feet annually of lumber and engineered wood products. It will substantially increase the regional log processing capacity necessary to restore the health of two-point-four million acres of Arizona forest land. NewLife Forest Products is managing Phase 1 of the 4FRI contract with the US Forest Service. The facility will produce around 200 new local jobs.
May 07 2021