Ainsworth extends closure

VANCOUVER—Ainsworth Lumber Co. Ltd., a Vancouver-based forestry products company, is extending for one week the previously-announced maintenance closure of its oriented strand board mill in Grande Prairie, Alta.
In a release yesterday, the company blamed reduced customer demand for the closure extension until Feb. 10.
Ainsworth had earlier announced a maintenance closure from Jan. 28-Feb. 3.
The Grande Prairie mill has an annual production capacity of roughly 665 million square feet.