The Elk Lake mill is located in the province of Ontario, 560 km (348 miles) northwest of Toronto. It manufactures random length lumber.
The Elk Lake site began operations in 1965 as a co-operative facility to dress lumber for Grant Lumber Co. Ltd. and Liskeard Lumber. At that time the facility was called Elk Lake Planing Mill Ltd and only the planer existed.
The sawmill began operating in 1968.
In 1995, E.B. Eddy Forest Products bought the Grant Lumber portion. E.B. Eddy was then purchased by Domtar Inc in 1998. EACOM Timber Corporation purchased Domtar portion in July 2010 and then purchased Liskeard Lumbers portion in July 2011, which brought an end to a 46 year partnership making EACOM Timber Corporation the sole owner.
The mill has operated continuously producing dimension SPF lumber for the North American market.
The sawmill operates on a three-shift basis (8 hour shifts), Monday to Friday throughout the year. The planing mill operates on a two-shift basis (10 hour shifts), Monday to Thursday and at times one shift only depending on rough lumber availability.
The present annual production is approximately 140 million board feet.
Elk Lake Sawmill
1 Sixth Street / P.O. Box 9
Elk Lake ON Canada
Random Length Mill: 150 MMfbm
Chips: 160 Modmt
Sawdust & Shavings: 40 Modmt
FSC Chain-of-Custody : RA-COC-001654
Grades: Premium, #1-2, #3, Economy
Dimensions: 2×3, 2×4, 2×6, 2×8, 2×10
Lengths: 6′ to 16′
Boards: 6′ to 16′; 1×3, 1×4, 1×6
Short lengths: 4′ and 6′; 2×3, 2×4, 2×6
Truck:B-train and Tandem
Rail: Canadian Pacific Railroad (CPRS) via reload yards