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Canfor Corporation has announced that, subject to ratification of the tentative labour agreement between the Company and the United Steelworkers, the Company will proceed with capital investments totaling approximately $36 million to improve efficiency and recovery in its Houston, British…
Cascades has been once again rewarded at the Canadian Printing Awards with two Gold Awards, the first for Most Environmentally Progressive Vendor and the second for Most Environmentally Progressive Printing Technology for its new Cascades Enviro Jet paper. The Canadian…
Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, on behalf of the Honourable Joe Oliver, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, today announced $12 million in funding for a project that is helping sustain jobs in rural communities in New Brunswick…
As part of its plan to improve cost competitiveness, Catalyst Paper (TSX:CYT) will reduce the size of its executive team by three positions. In addition, each mill general manager will report directly to the CEO to increase the focus on…
Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) today announced the signing of a definitive agreement for the acquisition of privately-held Laboratorios Indas, SAU ("Indas"), a leading branded incontinence products manufacturer and marketer in Spain. Domtar will acquire all the outstanding capital…
The Finland-based UPM-Kymmene Corporation (UPM) and the Canada-based Canfor Pulp Products Inc. (Canfor Pulp) have agreed on a strategic sales and marketing cooperation. Beginning 1 January, 2014, UPM’s Pulp Sales network will represent and co-market Canfor Pulp in Europe and…
CelluForce, the world leader in the commercial development of Cellulose Nanocrystals (CNC), also referred to as NanoCrystalline Cellulose (CelluForce NCC™), is pleased to be recognized among the Global Top 30 in the prestigious Global Cleantech Cluster Association (GCCA) 2013 Later…
On the 14th November 2013 at 9am CST sale of assets of the Dryden Ontario Paper Mill will commence featuring the following items: Featuring: (2) Paper Machines, Stock Preparation, Pumps, Roll Wrapper and all related components of Major Canadian Paper…
Kadant Inc. has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Carmanah Design and Manufacturing Inc. for Canadian dollars (CAD) 54 million in cash, or approximately USD 52 million, subject to a post-closing adjustment. Carmanah is a…
Canfor Corporation (TSX: CFP) has announced that it will permanently close its sawmill located in Quesnel, British Columbia. The Company anticipates that the closure will occur in March, 2014. Canfor’s 209 Quesnel-based employees will be offered positions elsewhere in the…
A byproduct of the manufacture of pulp using the sulfite process for making paper, sodium lignosulfonate, can be used to immobilize and soak up toxic chromium compounds from soil and water, according to research published in the International Journal of…
Fortress Paper Ltd. ("Fortress Paper" or the "Company") (TSX:FTP) announces that it has completed its initial strategic assessment and testing of alternatives for the Fortress Specialty Cellulose Mill ("FSC Mill") and has determined that the best possible strategy is to…
Fortress Paper may return its specialty cellulose mill in Quebec to producing pulp for paper as prices for dissolving pulp – largely used by the Chinese textile industry to make rayon for clothes – continue to fall. The plant in…
The City of Alberni's purchase of Catalyst's wastewater treatment facility and additional lands completed as scheduled on September 30th, 2013 in accordance with the formal agreements endorsed by Council for the City and Catalyst. To mark the successful close of…
The University of British Columbia’s Pulp and Paper Centre (PPC) has received $2.7 million to reduce energy and greenhouse gas emissions of one of B.C.’s largest industries by 50 per cent before 2020. The grant, funded by the Natural Sciences…