Pulp & Paper
Production stopped after Nova Scotia rejected its request to continue pumping treated effluent into a nearby treatment lagoon.
Part of ongoing initiatives to “optimize” activities in the boxboard packaging sector.
Pandemic and other local factors blamed for both actions by the forest products company.
Sustainable products and services to ensure quality and delivery reliability for online products.
A recent grant from Research Nova Scotia will provide about $72,000 to the project.
Sector is supplying pulp for sanitary wipes, paper towels, protective masks and hospital gowns.
Tissue manufacturer will deliver tissue products with Mercedes-Benz Canada.
Cites political friction, economic instability and the coronavirus outbreak as reasons for walking away from the project.
Employs approximately 135 people at its two primary facilities in Concord, Ont., and LaSalle, Que.
Frustration voiced over what is seen to be a lack of direction following the loss of one of the industry’s major players.
CIBC suggests average US duties would drop from about US$67 per thousand board feet to $30 based on current pricing levels.
North American demand dropped 14% in 2019 as inventories rose more than 20%, indicating lower pricing to come.
She replaces the retiring Nancy Marcus, who joined the Kruger team in 2001.
$27 million for a plant and $11 million to modernize equipment to produce high-grade SCA+ supercalendered paper.
Parent company is discussing the mill’s “hibernation plan” with the Nova Scotia government, after committing to stay in the province for the long term.