J.D. Irving to close two sawmills

Forest products company J.D. Irving, based in St. John, New Brunswick, with operations in Canada and the United States, will close two sawmills, according to the Canadian Press news service.

Eighty employees will be affected by the move, which will shutter operations in Georgetown, Prince Edward Island; and Nasvhille Plantation, Maine.

The company is currently trying to find jobs in other locations for those workers affected.

J.D. Irving has operations in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Ontario, Newfoundland and Labrador and the northeastern United States.

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