Forested communities across the country, including right here in Wyoming, are all too familiar with the economic and environmental problems plaguing our federally-owned forests. As timber harvests on federal lands dramatically declined, the closure of sawmills and other forest sector businesses resulted in the loss of jobs and economic diversity in local economies. The lack of active management has also made National Forests more vulnerable to catastrophic wildfire, insects and disease. Read More
A recent aerial survey is revealing that the 18-year battle to eradicate the mountain pine beetle from the Black Hills is slowing the pest’s progress. Read More
As the invasive pest chews its way through the area, the U.S. Forest Service is following through on its plan to thin out 892 acres near the popular recreation spot about 15 miles west of Rapid City. Read More
The sawmill in Montrose is under new ownership under a deal that takes the plant out of receivership and frees the new managers from burdensome contracts.
The former Intermountain Resources mill on 6350 Road is now owned by Montrose Forest Products LLC, which is owned by the Wyoming-based Neiman family. Read More
Recently, the U.S. Forest Service conducted and released a study which found that “using wood in building products yields fewer greenhouse gases than using other common materials”. The full report can be found here.
As part of a broad commitment to the corporate social responsibility, Neiman Enterprises, Inc., a ponderosa pine lumber and wood pellet producer, announced today that it has achieved fiber sourcing certification to the Sustainable Forestry Initiative® Read More
Federal incentive payments are becoming available for harvesting and delivering wood waste for energy in a program that will benefit the Black Hills area, according to Sen. John Thune, R-S.D. Read More
Today’s hearing provided an excellent opportunity to explore the critical issues facing the future health of our forests, such as wildfire, water preservation, and climate change. Read More
2006 Bravo Regional Award winner Neiman Enterprises Inc. has purchased a sawmill in Spearfish S.D. from Pope & Talbot Inc., more than doubling the size of the company. Read More