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Pulp & Paper

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August 10, 2017  

Cascades to close New York City packaging plant

Facility has reached its physical limits, selling property for $72 million.

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July 10, 2017  

Norbord suspends operations at mill, site evacuated due to BC wildfires

More than 8,500 people in BC have been ordered to leave their homes due to the wildfires.

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July 5, 2017  

Worker killed at BC Domtar mill identified

57-year old Jim Macleod had worked at the mill for 37 years, and was an active member of the local Unifor union.

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July 4, 2017  

Softwood dispute redux – it’s time to secure new lumber markets

Victory in the latest trade battle will only be secured if Canada uses all of the weapons in its arsenal.

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June 1, 2017  

Federal government set to help softwood industry with $1B aid package

Plan expected to include EI enhancements for laid-off workers and funds to assist with exploring new markets and innovations.

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May 23, 2017  

Lumber exports push wholesale sales above $60 billion for first time

Gains in March were led by the building material and supplies subsector.

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April 26, 2017  

It’s Canada’s turn to get blasted by Trump

White House makes it clear that issues over dairy and softwood lumber are related to NAFTA renegotiations.

News Government Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
April 19, 2017  

US must reconsider duties against Canadian paper mills: NAFTA panel

Duties imposed after a American investigation into imports of supercalendered paper.

News Forestry Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
March 28, 2017  

Prince Albert pays Domtar $5.1M over tax assessment dispute

Papermaker argued assessment of property was too high for 2009 and 2010.

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March 13, 2017  

Resolute extends Niagara newsprint plant shutdown

Montreal-based company says the operation may be converted to make different products with a more sustainable future.

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November 10, 2016  

Yes, we’ll talk about upgrading NAFTA: Canada to Trump

The federal government could seek to upgrade the agreement, with particular focus on softwood lumber.

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November 9, 2016  

What Trump’s victory could mean for Canada’s economy

With the support of a Republican-controlled Senate and House of Representatives, Canada could feel some pain from the Trump administration.

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September 26, 2016  

West Fraser Mills facing environmental charges in Alberta

Charges related to the release of a substance in Sept. 2014 not immediately reported to the provincial government.

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September 25, 2016  

West Fraser brews its black liquor

An innovative Alberta pulp mill is transforming a wood byproduct for value-added products.

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September 25, 2016  

Advancing manufacturing: highlights from PLANT in the 1980s

Technology offers the potential for great leaps in productivity improvement as Canada and the US shake hands on free trade.

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September 19, 2016  

Torstar Corp. to sell Vaughan, Ont. printing plant for $54.25M

Newspaper publisher shifted the plant’s work to Transcontinental in July.

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September 9, 2016  

Manitoba town’s last ditch offer to save paper mill fails

Tax breaks would have saved the company about $2.5 million over three years.

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September 8, 2016  

Man. town offers paper mill giant tax break if it delays closure

Tolko Industries announced last month it would close up shop in December, laying off 300 workers.

News Forestry Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
August 12, 2016  

Cascades takes majority position in Texas tissue plant

Longhorn Paper Converting expands Quebec paper company’s reach into US markets.

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June 16, 2016  

Cascades to build US$64 million manufacturing plant in Oregon

Facility will employ 70 people when construction is completed in the first quarter of 2017.

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June 10, 2016  

Exporting: Just do it !

Polycorp’s foray into challenging markets.

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May 30, 2016  

Manufacturers need to invest or risk derailing growth

Capital expenditures expected to decrease by an average of 10.9% this year.

News Forestry Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General Sustainability
May 30, 2016  

Canfor-Licella JV to convert biomass to biocrude

Cat-HTR technology will be used to produce biofuels and biochemicals.

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May 18, 2016  

Northern Pulp ordered to pay $225,000 penalty for effluent spill

Environmental Damages Fund will disperse the money to three groups.

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May 12, 2016  

Ont. Chamber of Commerce urges one-year cap and trade delay

Wants to see economic analysis an details on how revenue will be handled.

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May 5, 2016  

Resolute Forest cuts US newsprint capacity

Shutting Georgia machine permanently, cites vulnerability to strong US dollar.

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April 29, 2016  

On-site safety is no accident

Many workplace injuries can be prevented or minimized with the proper safety-approved workwear and PPE.

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March 31, 2016  

Canada’s glossy paper dispute with US goes to WTO

Duties affect paper producers in Quebec, New Brunswick and BC

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March 29, 2016  

Lottery leftovers

SCA gives new life to losing tickets.

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March 17, 2016  

Think diversification

Exporting critical to expanding Canadian manufacturing.

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March 16, 2016  

Export eligible?

CanExport helps SMEs navigate global markets.

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February 18, 2016  

Ontario to reveal cap and trade platform “within weeks”

Province expects to generate $1.3 billion in revenue from the program in 2017-18.