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Canfor Corporation has announced that it has entered into a phased purchase agreement with Scotch & Gulf Lumber, LLC. Headquartered in Mobile, Alabama, Scotch Gulf's primary operations consist of three sawmills in Mobile, Fulton and Jackson, Alabama, producing Southern Pine…
Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) has expressed the Company's disappointment that negotiations under the auspices of the Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement (CBFA) have broken down after three years of collaborative efforts. Parties were unable to reach mutual…
The Grand Council of the Crees is asking an international body to overturn a sustainable-forestry certification for Montreal-based Resolute Forest Products. The challenge by the Cree is related to forestry activity in a 750,000-hectare swath of land north of Chibougaumau…
Tembec Inc. (“Tembec”) has announced the closing of the sale of its NBSK pulp mill and related assets located in Skookumchuck, British Columbia to Paper Excellence Canada Holdings Corporation (“Paper Excellence”). Total consideration for the transaction is $94.6 million, including…
Workers at an Ottawa paper warehouse are being credited with some fast thinking. Fire officials say about 15 workers were in the warehouse Thursday morning when a fire broke out in an area where bales of recyclable paper were stacked…
Tembec supports the Guidelines for Sustainable Paper Products, released April 24 by GreenBlue, which provide the common language and framework the paper products industry needs to take practical and profitable steps toward sustainability. The Guidelines for Sustainable Paper Products is…
Trucks loaded with pulpwood lined up Monday morning at the woodlot gate of the Port Hawkesbury Paper mill. It was just in time. When the Northeastern Pulp Truckers Association refused to deliver wood to the Point Tupper mill May 6,…
Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) has officially inaugurated a major power island producing green energy at its pulp and paper operation located in Thunder Bay, Ontario. The power island includes a refurbished and upgraded woodwaste boiler and…
Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) has celebrated the 10th anniversary of its sawmill located in Thunder Bay, Ontario. It is a unique business venture in that its success stems from a collaboration between Resolute and the Fort…
Brunette Machinery Company Inc. (BMC) of Surrey, BC /President Kirk Forbes, announce a new ownership change at Brunette Industries, and have partnered with Murray Latta Progressive Machine Inc. (MLPM) of Surrey, BC. Together the companies have purchased the assets of…
Truckers stopped delivering pulpwood to Port Hawkesbury Paper LP this week. Were they breaking the law, as the mill claims, or fighting fair? Members of the Northeastern Pulp Truckers Association turned off their engines and refused to deliver much-needed fibre…
IndustryIntel is participating in International Pulp Week May 5-8 and will report on the current state of the pulp market for buyers and sellers, including the outlooks for pricing and other aspects affecting the industry Representatives of Industry Intelligence Inc.,…
Wood trucking companies say Port Hawkesbury Paper isn't paying them a fair rate More than a dozen pulp truckers are protesting outside Port Hawkesbury Paper this morning because they say the mill hasn't been giving them a fair price for…
Lino Nadelin liked Canfor so much, he bought the company. He is one of the many shareholders of Canadian Forest Products, but not all of them worked for the company. He invested 39 years as a Canfor employee, all in…
Wednesday, 24 April 2013 13:30

Layoffs ahead at Resolute pulp mill

Resolute Forest Products is to lay off 110 workers at its Thunder Bay newsprint plant for two weeks starting Wednesday. In general, market analysts are expecting demand for Canadian newsprint and pulp to be negatively affected by slowing economic growth…
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