Pulp & Paper
Kruger breaks ground for construction of Sherbrooke tissue plant
Annual production of bathroom tissue and paper towels will be 70,000 tonnes a year.
Cascades closing plant as it exits felt backing for flooring market
Closure of the Trois‑Rivières plant affects 35 employees who have been offered relocation.
Cascades closing two tissue paper machines in Ontario, reports Q4 loss
The two sites employ a total of 68 workers and produce 44,000 tonnes of tissue paper annually.
NS group seeks data on effluent leak from Northern Pulp pipeline
No details from the province for three months, Friends of the Northumberland Strait are frustrated.
Sweet success: Fortress looks ahead to biorefining
S2G acquisition broadens the forest product company’s global perspective.
Fire destroys landmark paper plant amid frigid weather
The cause of the blaze remains under investigation.
NS prepares for worst on controversial pulp mill: ‘No easy solution here’
Proposes to dump more than 62 million litres per day of treated waste into the Northumberland Strait fishing grounds.
NS pulp mill takes legal action against fishermen’s blockade of survey work
The plan to dump treated effluent into the Northumberland Strait has raised the ire of fishermen.
Court rules NS must consult Mi’kmaq on financing of effluent plant
Tied to whether emission and effluent discharge targets are reached by the new system.
Pressure mounts on Ottawa to review NS mill’s effluent pipeline
Proposal to pump millions of litres of treated pulp mill waste into the Northumberland Strait has met with strong backlash.
Nova Scotia pulp mill expected to miss 2020 deadline to close lagoon
Under provincial legislation, the kraft pulp mill has less than 15 months to overhaul how it processes wastewater.
Interfor cutting back BC Interior production as lumber prices plunge
Vancouver-based company said the scale-back is a temporary measure.
Mercer International buying Canadian kraft pulp mills for $465M
Deal is expected to close in the fourth quarter of this year
Canada’s economy surges in second quarter on higher exports: StatCan
Economy rocketed to an annualized pace of 2.9 per cent in the period from April 1 through June 30.
Resolute signs deal to sell U.S. recycled bleached kraft pulp mill for US$55M
ND Paper LLC has agreed to buy the mill and to offer employment to the Fairmont mill employees.