Pulp & Paper
West Fraser brews its black liquor
An innovative Alberta pulp mill is transforming a wood byproduct for value-added products.
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.
Torstar Corp. to sell Vaughan, Ont. printing plant for $54.25M
Newspaper publisher shifted the plant’s work to Transcontinental in July.
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.
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.
Cascades takes majority position in Texas tissue plant
Longhorn Paper Converting expands Quebec paper company’s reach into US markets.
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.
Exporting: Just do it !
Polycorp’s foray into challenging markets.
Manufacturers need to invest or risk derailing growth
Capital expenditures expected to decrease by an average of 10.9% this year.
Canfor-Licella JV to convert biomass to biocrude
Cat-HTR technology will be used to produce biofuels and biochemicals.
Northern Pulp ordered to pay $225,000 penalty for effluent spill
Environmental Damages Fund will disperse the money to three groups.
Ont. Chamber of Commerce urges one-year cap and trade delay
Wants to see economic analysis an details on how revenue will be handled.
Resolute Forest cuts US newsprint capacity
Shutting Georgia machine permanently, cites vulnerability to strong US dollar.
On-site safety is no accident
Many workplace injuries can be prevented or minimized with the proper safety-approved workwear and PPE.
Canada’s glossy paper dispute with US goes to WTO
Duties affect paper producers in Quebec, New Brunswick and BC