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News Forestry Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General Operations Production
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.

News Forestry Manufacturing General Production
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.

News Forestry Manufacturing General
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.

News Forestry Manufacturing General
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.

News Forestry Government Manufacturing General
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%.

News Forestry Manufacturing General
March 13, 2018  

Smithers to redevelop particle board facility to produce pellets

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

News Forestry Government Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
February 7, 2018  

Feds open to helping newsprint producers slapped with US tariff

Carr okay with a global approach similar to what the Liberal government did for the softwood lumber industry.

News Forestry Government Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
November 19, 2015  

US imposing duties on Canadian glossy paper products

Department of Commerce claims US industry damaged by subsidized Canadian imports.

News Forestry Manufacturing Pulp & Paper Business Operations General
November 18, 2015  

Resolute buys into tissue with Atlas acquisition

Purchase of Florida company counters dwindling paper demand.

News Forestry Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
October 23, 2015  

Flooring firm pleads guilty to environmental crimes

Lumber Liquidators to pay $13.2 million for illegally sourcing wood.

News Forestry Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 23, 2015  

Maine lawmakers back duties against NS paper mill

They say Canadian paper subsidies hurt the state’s industry.

News Forestry Manufacturing General
October 15, 2015  

West Fraser to acquire Manning Diversified

Plans to expand annual production capacity at Alberta sawmill.

News Forestry Manufacturing General
May 7, 2015  

$95M investment for Swan Valley strand board facility

More jobs for the conversion of the Manitoba plant to a mill.

News Forestry Government Manufacturing General
April 9, 2015  

Forest industry gets $8.9M to drive innovation

Funding program helps Canadian companies diversify their markets.

News Manufacturing General
March 3, 2015  

Lumber Liquidators says Chinese-made products safe

60 Minutes report found flooring had high levels of formaldehyde, a carcinogen.

News Forestry Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
February 2, 2015  

Canfor sells Taylor Pulp to a subsidiary

Goes to Canfor Pulp for $15 million.

News Forestry Manufacturing Pulp & Paper Business Operations General Operations Production
December 11, 2014  

Tembec reaches settlement at Temiscaming Site

Deal with 650 unionized workers expires in Sept. 2018.

News Forestry Manufacturing Pulp & Paper Business Operations General Operations Production
September 24, 2014  

Kruger idling paper machine and pulp operations at Quebec mill

Company says decision to cut 100,000 tonnes of newsprint production and close its de-inked pulp operations due to falling demand.

News Forestry Operations
April 17, 2014  

Warning second BC sawmill could blow, but no preventative steps

Excessive sawdust buildup observed before Lakeland mill exploded killing workers.

News Forestry Pulp & Paper Operations Production
April 10, 2014  

Cascades to close Swedish boxboard plant in June

Company reorganizes Europe production amid weak market conditions.

News Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Technology
February 10, 2014  

Interfor acquires Tolleson mills in Georgia for $180M

Acquisition of the Tolleson operations provides a greater foothold in US Sourtheast.

News Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Technology
November 20, 2013  

Domtar buys adult diaper maker Indas for $563M

Aims to be a leading supplier of incontinence products in Europe.

News Forestry Manufacturing Business Operations
November 18, 2013  

Steelworkers and Canfor reach tentative deal

Five-year deal boosts pay, adjusts trades rates, improves health benefits and includes provisions to secure the USW’s pension plan.

News Energy Manufacturing Pulp & Paper Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Production Sustainability Technology
September 23, 2013  

Tembec secures additional funding for cellulose project at Quebec site

The company expects cogeneration project to improve annual adjusted EBITDA by $48 million.

News Manufacturing Business Operations
June 17, 2013  

Worker, 18, dies after becoming entangled in BC planer mill conveyor belt

Casual, part-timer part of a clan-up crew at the lumber manufacturing facility.

News General
June 3, 2013  

Canfor to acquire Scotch & Gulf Lumber in Alabama for $80M

Phased purchase of three sawmills will take place over three years.