Pulp & Paper
Resolute to produce cellulose filaments at Quebec paper mill
$27 million for a plant and $11 million to modernize equipment to produce high-grade SCA+ supercalendered paper.
Northern Pulp focuses on mill cleanup before ‘indefinite’ Jan. 31 shutdown
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.
NS offering ’emotional support’ line to workers affected by mill closure
Shutdown the result of Northern Pulp no longer being allowed to dump effluent near the Pictou Landing First Nation.
Some businesses thrived, many lagged during pandemic in 2020
Here are the lists of winners and losers
Ottawa won’t assess N.S. mill’s pipeline proposal, leaving it up to the province
Federal Environment Minister said he’s decided not to designate Northern Pulp’s proposed pipeline and effluent treatment plant for a federal impact assessment.
Cascades purchases 20.2% interest CDPQ has in Greenpac mill
Expected purchase price is US$93 million with the transaction closing Jan. 3, 2020.
Transcontinental CEO calls bid to ban flyers in Montreal ‘incoherent’
He says it fails to take into account Quebec consumers’ needs and hands a flyer monopoly to Canada Post.
Cascades launches a 100% recycled, recyclable cardboard food tray
Patented water-based barrier coating protects it against humidity to enhance the packaging efficiency.
Concerned groups urge NS to reject mill’s effluent plan
They say the plan lacked critical information and didn’t meet the department’s terms of reference.
Battle over NS pulp mill’s future reflects wider Canadian debate: filmmaker
How communities can become divided as the interests of heavy industry are pitted against the natural environment.
Kruger partners with Nature Conservancy of Canada on destinations program
Offers in-nature experiences from short boardwalk strolls to day-long hikes in cities and remote locations across Canada.
End of controversial pulp mill not a disaster for some woodlots
Deadline approaches for the Northern Pulp mill in Pictou County to stop sending effluent into a lagoon.
Sappi acquires Matane Mill in Quebec from Rayonier for $175M
Has a 270,000-megatonnes per annum capacity of high-yield hardwood pulp.
Alberta government looking to speed up job accreditation for foreign workers
Manitoba, Ontario and Nova Scotia already have similar laws.
Expert says forests killed by insects or fire need to be protected
Yukon saw 67 wildfires covering an area of more than 856 square kilometres last year.