J.D. Irving closing Doaktown and Kedgwick sawmills in New Brunswick
J.D. Irving is temporarily closing its sawmills in Kedgwick and Doaktown, New Brunswick.
Kedgwick will close between December 2 and spring, 2012.
Doaktown will close between December 23 and February 23, 2012.
There will be 57 hourly employees at Kedgwick affected, and 115 hourly employees at Doaktown.
J.D. Irving is blaming the shutdowns on poor market conditions.
Just two weeks ago, J.D. Irving announced it was closing its Deersdale mill indefinitely on October 28.
Earlier this year, Irving closed its mill in Clair, putting 73 people out of work.
Irving closes Doaktown, Kedgwick sawmills (CBC)
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