Craigpine

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Niagara has purchased the Craigpine Sawmill business.
All future sales enquiries will be handled by the Niagara sales teams.

For export enquiries please email exports@niagara.nz

For all New Zealand domestic enquiries please contact 0800 36 78 46 or sisales@niagara.nz

History

 

Craigpine has a proud history of sawmilling in NZ, and was originally founded in 1923 as Port Craig Timber. Back in the 1920’s NZ native species were the backbone of the NZ sawmilling Industry. Being located on the South West coast of Southland Port Craig was perfectly positioned to take advantage of a plentiful supply of key species such as Rimu and Beech.

In the 1970’s Port Craig Timber acquired Marshall and Sons Winton Sawmill and completed the transition from milling NZ native to sustainable radiata pine. The rebrand from Port Craig Timber to Craigpine occurred in 1988 and was reflective of this new focus on pine.

Father and son Ken and Ross Richardson purchased Craigpine in December of 2020 from the Black family, and have integrated the Winton based sawmill into its Kennington timber manufacturing business.

Timber Grades

 

Craigpine #1 Clears

 

Our highest quality grade which is ideally suited for uses where a long length clear is required. Due to its light colour and clean appearance, Craigpine Clears grade requires a minimum of processing to achieve an excellent finish. #1 clears are knot free on two faces and two edges. 

Width: 75/100/150/200
Thickness: 25/32/38/50
Length: 1.8 - 6.0m (30cm increments) 2 lengths per pack

Craigpine #1 Cut and Better

 

Craigpine #1 cuttings are the fall down out of our clear board program and produce 70% recovery of 1200mm clear cuttings. A perfect grade for taking cut to length clear components. This grade is pith free and has no limitations on size of knot.

Width: 75/100/150/200
Thickness: 25/32/38/50
Length: 1.8 - 6.0m (30cm increments) 2 lengths per pack

Craigpine ACOL

 

Craigpine ACOL is a combination of #3 Cuttings, #2 Cuttings and better. Each piece shall yield 55% or better recovery of 300mm or longer clear cuttings. This grade is pith-free.

Width: 75/100/150/200
Thickness: 25/32/38/50
Length: 1.8 - 6.0m (30cm increments) 2 lengths per pack

Craigpine KD Industrial

 

Craigpine Kiln Dried Industrial is a grade permitting any number and combination of defects, provided each piece holds together under normal handling. Pith is permitted.

Width: 75/100/150/200
Thickness: 25/32/38/50
Length: 1.8 - 6.0m (30cm increments) 2 lengths per pack

Craigpine Green Flitch Industrial

 

Craig Pine Green Flitch is taken from the core of the log and contains any number of defects  and pith. This product is not Kiln dried, and is anti-sap stain dipped.

Width: 150
Thickness: 100
Length: 3.6 - 6.0m (30cm increments) 1 length per pack