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Cerflor, the Brazilian Forest Certification Programme, has submitted its revised system, which includes the forest management standards for native forests as well as for planted forests, for PEFC endorsement. Stakeholders globally are invited to comment on the national scheme by…
Buckeye Technologies Inc. (NYSE:BKI) today announced that it had been named in the top 20% of publicly held companies headquartered in the Southeast on their Corporate Sustainability policies and practices. The first annual Southeastern Corporate Sustainability Rankings, announced in May…
KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE: KS) ("KapStone") announced that the Company was notified that its registration as a producer of cellulosic biofuel for the tax year 2009 has been approved. With this registration, KapStone may apply for a nonrefundable…
The employee group considering the purchase of the shuttered Pine Falls newsprint mill has told the mill's owner, Tembec, that the deal is off. The group concluded it could not make a viable business case for the purchase. According to…
The Government of Canada will pay AbitibiBowater $130 million in compensation for the expropriation of the company's assets in Newfoundland and Labrador, considering that amount fair market value for the newsprint mill, water and timber rights, power plants and hydro…
Sonoco, one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, announced that Brad Weller has been promoted to division vice president and managing director, Asia, with responsibility for all of Sonoco's industrial and consumer businesses throughout Asia. In this new position,…
Thursday, 26 August 2010 09:00

St. Marys Paper proposes autumn restart

St. Marys Paper Corp. has engaged Dennis Bunnell as chairman of the board and CEO to head up the plans to restart production at the St. Marys Paper mill in Sault Ste. Marie, Ont. The mill ceased production of groundwood…
The “Son of Black Liquor” tax credits will probably cost American taxpayers hundreds of millions, if not billions, of additional dollars, but Congress might grab the money without paper manufacturers getting a dime. Seven publicly traded paper companies have estimated…
AbitibiBowater today announced a formal settlement agreement with the Government of Canada with regards to its assets and rights in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, expropriated by the provincial government under Bill 75 in December 2008. The Government of Canada will…
Tembec has indicated its full support for an energy conservation program announced earlier today by Ontario Energy and Infrastructure Minister Brad Duguid. The Company believes this program will encourage energy management practices that will have both a positive environmental impact…
FM Global, one of the world’s largest business property insurers, has released a new research report, Flirting with Natural Disasters: Why Companies Risk It All that examines why some companies prepare for the risk of natural disasters while others seemingly…
Ahlstrom, a global leader in nonwowens and specialty papers, today announces the completion of an investment to increase the speed of an off-line coater at its Jacareì plant in Brazil. The higher speed of the coater will markedly increase the…
Kadant Canada Corp., a subsidiary of Kadant Inc., has completed the acquisition of Filtration Fibrewall Inc., a Canada-based supplier of pressure screen baskets and a dewatering equipment product line from a related company. The dewatering equipment, which includes twin wire…
KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE: KS) ("KapStone") announced that they have ranked 5th on Fortune's annual list of the 100 Fastest-Growing Companies. The ranking, from the September 6, 2010 issue of Fortune, is based on revenue growth rate, EPS…
Thursday, 19 August 2010 09:39

Mackenzie pulp mill open for business

Paper Excellence B.V. celebrated the official re-opening of the Mackenzie Pulp Mill in Mackenzie, B.C. on Aug. 17. More than 220 workers have been brought back to work to support the re-opening of the mill and an estimated 500 spin-off…