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Resolute Forest Products Inc. has announced that its Opitciwan joint-venture sawmill located in Quebec has been awarded the Aboriginal Forest Products Business Leadership Award by the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) and the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB).…
Kemira has signed an agreement to acquire Soto Industries Inc, a privately owned company, headquartered in Vancouver, Canada. Soto is a specialty chemicals and services supplier to the pulp and paper industry. Soto supplies a broad range of specialty chemicals…
It is so easy to take our vast natural resources for granted. At Canfor we appreciate National Forest Week — Sept. 22 to 28 — because it gives us a chance to pause and reflect on the many benefits we…
The parent company of Hinton's pulp mill and sawmill reported increased earnings of $85 million for the second quarter of 2013 compared to last year. West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. (TSX:WFT) released its second quarter results over the summer, reporting…
Domtar will be joining businesses and individuals around the globe to participate in the Rainforest Alliance's third annual Follow the Frog Week that kicks off today, September 16, and runs through September 22. Follow the Frog Week is a campaign…
Cascades Inc., a leader in recovery and the production of green packaging and tissue products, will celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2014, and will highlight the occasion by opening a new footbridge over the Nicolet River in the community of…
Convergence Training, a leading producer of industrial training products and operational efficiency tools, announced today the addition of 30 new titles to their pulp & paper training course catalog. The computer-based courses, which include titles such as "Tissue Making Basics"…
The Harmac pulp mill has begun feeding power from its new $45-million electrical generation plant to B.C. Hydro, creating a second major revenue source to the Nanaimo mill for the first time in its more than 50-year history. The project…
Catalyst Paper has announced, the appointment of Joe Nemeth as President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Nemeth is an experienced pulp and paper industry executive bringing 30 years of background to his new role at Catalyst. His appointment is effective…
Four Cascades plants: Tissue Group – Candiac, Boxboard– Jonquière, Norampac – Cabano and the facilities in Kingsey Falls (recognized as one site) are now members of Hydro-Québec's EcoElectric network. The network is made up of a group of major corporations…
Domtar Corporation has announced the closing of the previously announced sale of its Ariva business in the United States. The purchaser is privately-held Central National-Gottesman Inc., and the business will be integrated into Lindenmeyr Munroe, a division of Central National-Gottesman.…
Cascades Inc (CAS:TSX), a leader in the recovery and manufacturing of green packaging and tissue paper products, is pleased to announce that Greenpac Mill LLC (Greenpac), manufactured its first roll of lightweight linerboard yesterday at its new ultra-modern containerboard mill.…
Catalyst Paper (TSX:CYT) reported a net loss of $28.0 million ($1.93 per common share) for the second quarter of 2013, a period heavily impacted by maintenance downtime. Before specific items, the net loss was $18.1 million. Specific items in Q2…
Domtar Corporation has announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell its Ariva business in the United States to privately-held Central National-Gottesman Inc. The business will be integrated into Lindenmeyr Munroe ("Lindenmeyr"), a division of Central National-Gottesman, and…
Mercer International Inc. has announced that, after conducting a comprehensive assessment, its Celgar mill intends to reduce its workforce in order to improve its competitiveness with other pulp producers. The planned reduction will affect both hourly and salaried employees. The…
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