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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…
For Fred Osmond, the math is quite simple. If Corner Brook Pulp and Paper closes, it would be all but impossible to continue operating Burton’s Cove Logging and Lumber, the second largest integrated sawmill in Newfoundland and Labrador. For Kevin…
Friday, 19 April 2013 12:00

Catalyst paper announces CEO's departure

Catalyst Paper (TSX:CYT) has announced that President and Chief Executive Officer Kevin J. Clarke will step down from his position later this spring. Mr. Clarke has advised Catalyst’s Board of Directors that, with the company’s recent financial restructuring successfully completed,…
Thursday, 18 April 2013 16:00

Point Tupper mill links with peers

Since roaring back to life in October, the Port Hawkesbury Paper LP mill has reached out to provincial sawmills and pulp mills in an effort to create viable economic conditions. Marc Dube, the Point Tupper mill’s development manager, said that…
Marshall defends $90-million loan for Corner Brook paper mill Natural Resrouces Minister Tom Marshall elaborated in the House of Assembly this afternoon on a $90-million loan to assist Corner Brook Pulp and Paper Ltd.  "Corner Brook Pulp and Paper is…
DXP Enterprises, Inc. has announced the completion of the acquisition of National Process Equipment Inc., a leading Canadian distributor of pumps, service and repairs, integrated system packaging, compressors and related process equipment. Founded in 1998, Natpro is headquartered in Calgary,…
The ability and the desire for all stakeholders to work together as a team has been one of the main secrets for the ongoing success of Nanaimo's Harmac pulp mill since it was rescued from closure when the facility was…
Forest companies say they can no longer get enough rail cars to move their products to market at a time when the U.S. housing market is going through a major recovery. U.S. housing starts topped one million in March on…
Domtar is proud to be the Montreal Chamber Orchestra's Season Partner for the 2012-2013 Discovery Concert Series. We invite classical music lovers of all ages to join us. Also on the program: Symphony no. 1 in C Majour, op 21…
High cancer rates in Thunder Bay, Ont. has both past and present mill workers concerned that there might be a connection to their paper plant. As a result, they have enlisted an occupational health clinic to determine whether workers contracted…
A Pictou County businessman is critical of the Dexter government for helping a much larger company expand at the expense of his operation. Robert Langille, president of E&R Langille Contracting Ltd. of New Glasgow, says direct involvement by government in helping Northern Pulp finance…
Nagzie Harb compares it to someone spitting in his sap. Harb woke on the morning of March 27 to freshly fallen snow on his property, but as he looked closer, he saw something else on top of the new snow.…
Three capital projects in the works for Northern Pulp Nova Scotia are expected to save the NBSK mill about $16 million per year. The projects include the conversion of two boilers and a lime kiln to burn natural gas, and…