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May 21, 2020  

Canfor curtailing production for four weeks, closing a mill in BC

Pandemic and other local factors blamed for both actions by the forest products company.

News Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
April 20, 2020  

Wood chips to make pulp for toilet paper in short supply

Sector is supplying pulp for sanitary wipes, paper towels, protective masks and hospital gowns.

News Forestry Manufacturing Economy General
December 2, 2019  

BC forest industry facing uncertain future as mills close across province

Layoffs, shutdowns are causing economic and social pain as thousands of workers, their families and communities face uncertain futures.

News Forestry Manufacturing General
October 31, 2019  

Cascades closing tissue converting at Waterford, Kingman plants

Plants produce 9 million cases of tissue products annually and employ 213 workers.

News Forestry Manufacturing General
September 11, 2019  

Teal-Jones halts harvesting timber on BC coast

Hundreds of jobs lost as BC forest companies close or curtail more than 24 mills.

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August 29, 2019  

Norbord reducing oriented strand board production at Georgia mill

One line at the two-line mill will operate on a reduced schedule starting on Sept. 5.

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July 25, 2019  

Western Forest Products to cut production at BC mill as strike continues

Temporary curtailment, expected to start in August, will impact 67 unionized employees.

News Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
November 15, 2018  

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.

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July 31, 2018  

Uniboard invests $38.5M in its Val-d’Or wood products mill

Second phase of a major upgrade project to build a world-class particleboard, TFL facility.

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May 28, 2018  

Mercer to give up TSX listing following loss at NAFTA tribunal

Forest products company had mounted a $250-million claim against the Canadian government in early 2012.

News Forestry Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
March 14, 2018  

US hits Canadian forestry industry with more duties

US department of Commerce claims Canadian exporters underpriced uncoated groundwood paper by between 0 and 22.16%.

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March 13, 2018  

Smithers to redevelop particle board facility to produce pellets

Redeveloped site will have an annual production capacity of 125,000 tonnes.