Pulp & Paper
Tembec secures additional funding for cellulose project at Quebec site
The company expects cogeneration project to improve annual adjusted EBITDA by $48 million.
Ainsworth ratifies labour agreement with unionized Workers at BC mill
Agreement involves 135 employees at the 100 Mile House mill.
Reducing energy use by 25% could produce 25,000 Ontario jobs by 2025
Manufacturing would grow by 1.6%, with paper production and primary metals seeing the greatest benefit.
Full steam ahead
Lumber mill saves with biomass boiler.
Manufacturing green chemistry
Biolatex binders and adhesives derived from corn, potato and tapioca starches replace petrochemical-based products.
Pump failure delays startup of cogen at Fortress cellulose mill
Company must perform 100 hours of mandatory grid testing to the replaced water pump.
Domtar completes acquisition of Associated Hygienic Products
AHP is the largest supplier of store brand infant diapers in the US
Chairman Lederer named as interim CEO Catalyst Paper
Executive search is on but no permanent replacement yet.
Domtar buys US baby diaper maker for $272M
Domtar estimates that its personal care division will see $10 million in annual saving.
Forest products CEO collaborate for profit: PWC
Focusing on non-traditional business models for sustainability and growth: PWC.
Tembec to sell NBSK pulp mill for $89 million
Skookumchuck, BC mill manufactures pulp for tissue applications.
Domtar closes pulp machine at Kamloops facility
Pulp and paper producer blames global economic conditions and weak demand for shut down.
Minas Basin paper mill ends production after 84 years
40 laid off workers will be offered jobs at fibre container plant next door.
Resolute plans $10 million Thunder Bay wood pellet plant
Will create 24 jobs to turn residual materials into a source of renewable energy.
Idled Cape Breton mill gets $1.5 million court approved cash injection
Money for NewPage’s Port Hawkesbury mill comes from a $15.8-million provincial fund to keep the mill in a so-called hot idle mode.
NewPage gets $124.5M from Nova Scotia to reopen paper mill
Pacific West Commercial expects to inject $160 million into the local economy during its first year.
Catalyst Paper sells Elk Falls site for $8.6M
Buyer says acquisition will create 400 jobs.
Canfor Pulp president and CEO steps down
Management integrating with Canfor Corp.
Newalta donates $1.125M to Western for clean tech R&D
A $1.125-million donation by Newalta will support R&D efforts at Western university to discover clean technologies that use waste generated by industrial sectors such as oil and gas, refining, pulp and paper, mining and manufacturing.
White Birch workers approve back-to-work deal
But, union leaders say there’s no guarantee the plant will re-open.
Catalyst Paper gets $175M financing
Pulp and paper producer Catalyst Paper has secured up to $175 million in financing as it moves forward with restructuring under court protection from creditors.
Catalyst Paper files for creditor protection
Move comes a day after workers at Catalyst denied a contract necessary to keep the company’s refinancing program alive.
$6.1M funding for two NB pulp and paper mills
Two New Brunswick pulp and paper mills will receive $6.1 million in federal government funding to improve energy efficiency and generate renewable power.
Domtar buys diaper-maker for $315 million
Paper-maker will also consume fluff pulp made at Attend mill in N.C.
Pulp sludge is green gold
Municipalities and industrial water users can turn their wastewater sludge into fertilizer and biogas using Paradigm Environmental Technologies’ MicroSludge green technology.