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Appleton Coated LLC, NewPage Corporation, and Sappi Fine Paper North America – together with the United Steelworkers (USW) -- welcomed the U.S. International Trade Commission's (ITC) finding today that imports of coated paper from China and Indonesia are causing material…
The Government of Canada's investment of $83,000 in Norampac Trenton, a division of Cascades Canada Inc., will be used to improve the energy efficiency of the mill's paper machine. The Norampac Trenton pulp and paper mill will receive funding under…
Tuesday, 19 October 2010 08:13

PacWest draws a crowd

The annual industry gathering in the West was a hit this year, with 200 delegates attending PacWest. The three-day event is a draw for both operations and management personnel, as well as industry suppliers and researchers. Attendance was up 30%…
An extensive maintenance shutdown is in progress at UPM's Fray Bentos pulp mill. The preparations for the shutdown started already on 13 October 2010. The mill is to be restarted as previously estimated on 10 November 2010. The shutdown was…
The Quebec Ministry of Transport planned to close Highway 148 at Thurso for at least part of the day Tuesday while Fortress Paper unloaded 100 tonnes of Finnish equipment that will be used to produce a type of pulp that…
Clearwater Paper Corporation has announced the pricing of $375 million principal amount of senior notes due 2018 (the "Notes"). The Notes will have an interest rate of 7 1/8% per annum and are being issued at a price equal to…
A new low-consistency (LC) refiner system donated to the Pulp and Paper Centre at the University of British Columbia (UBC) was started up in August, marking another milestone in the University's research program to enhance paper quality and reduce energy…
Clearwater Paper Corporation has announced a proposed offering of $350 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2018. The net proceeds of the offering will be used to finance in part the Company's acquisition of Cellu Tissue Holdings, Inc.,…
NewPage Corporation announced today that it will release its third quarter 2010 financial results on Thursday, November 4, 2010, before the market opens. The news release will be available on the NewPage Web site at www.NewPageCorp.com. The company will broadcast…
Thursday, 07 October 2010 13:00

Terrace Bay resumes pulp production

Terrace Bay Pulp has emerged from creditor protection and is back in business. The northwestern Ontario pulp mill resumed production in late September, aided by financial support from the provincial government and $30 million in financing from a Toronto-based lender.…
Thursday, 07 October 2010 07:12

Sale of Howe Sound Pulp and Paper completed

The sale of Howe Sound Pulp and Paper to Paper Excellence B.V., announced in July, is now complete. Howe Sound Pulp and Paper Limited Partnership, jointly owned by Canfor Corp. and Oji Paper Co. Ltd. of Japan, has completed the…
PEFC Canada is seeking endorsement by PEFC International for its CSA Sustainable Forest Management(SFM) Programme and has submitted its two standards for independent assessment. Stakeholders globally are encouraged to participate in the public consultation, which is open until 1 Decemeber…
The US$236-million sale of White Birch Paper Company, which owns three newsprint mills in Canada, to BD White Birch Investment, LLC, has been approved by a Quebec court. The company has been in bankruptcy protection since February. The sale of…
Thursday, 30 September 2010 14:00

Export revenues back to near pre-crisis levels

As economic activity picked up and world consumption rebounded, the pulp and paper industry ended the first five months of the year posting 45.7% growth of export revenues, according to the Brazilian Pulp and Paper Association (Bracelpa). Traditional markets such…
Thursday, 30 September 2010 07:58

Québec Forest Industry Council Appoints New CEO

Mr. Claude Perron, chairman of the Board of Directors of the Québec Forest Industry Council (CIFQ), announced the appointment of Mr. André Tremblay, attorney, to the position of Chief Executive Officer beginning on January 1, 2011. The announcement was made…