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.
Resolute to produce cellulose filaments at Quebec paper mill
$27 million for a plant and $11 million to modernize equipment to produce high-grade SCA+ supercalendered paper.
Northern Pulp focuses on mill cleanup before ‘indefinite’ Jan. 31 shutdown
Parent company is discussing the mill’s “hibernation plan” with the Nova Scotia government, after committing to stay in the province for the long term.
Cascades purchases 20.2% interest CDPQ has in Greenpac mill
Expected purchase price is US$93 million with the transaction closing Jan. 3, 2020.
Concerned groups assess NS mill’s plan to pump effluent into strait
Company says if the plan is not approved, the mill will close, putting more than 300 employees out of work.
Norbord announces indefinite production cut at Georgia OSB mill
Blames continuing poor market conditions and lower-than-anticipated OSB demand to-date.
Mill’s effluent pipe proposal forecasts no significant impacts
Northern Pulp’s report for Nova Scotia government marine water quality are expected to arise on any fisheries or fish habitat.
Battle over NS pulp mill’s future reflects wider Canadian debate: filmmaker
How communities can become divided as the interests of heavy industry are pitted against the natural environment.
West Fraser says worst of its BC mill cuts done after wave of curtailments
Responding to limited log supplies and a plunge in lumber prices from record highs last year.
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.
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.
Mackenzie Pulp Mill fined $900,000 for leaking effluent into BC lake
Two incidents involving discharge coming from the mill that was found to be harmful to fish.
Assessment of Nova Scotia mill’s effluent plan according to rules:deputy
Northern Pulp has until 2020 to replace its current effluent treatment plant in Boat Harbour near Pictou.
Prince Albert pays Domtar $5.1M over tax assessment dispute
Papermaker argued assessment of property was too high for 2009 and 2010.
Study claims mercury still leaking from mill near Grassy Narrows
Area suffers from ongoing pollution rather than the aftermath of chemicals released in the 1960s.
NS mill to fight US tariff decision on paper subsidies
Port Hawkesbury Paper said the interim duty of 20.33% is unfair and without merit.
Tembec reaches settlement at Temiscaming Site
Deal with 650 unionized workers expires in Sept. 2018.
Domtar to invest $160 at Ashdown mill
Will convert a paper machine to a fluff pulp line to produce up to 516,000 metric tons per year.
PCs, NDP want Ontario to keep Fort Frances mill alive
They want Wynne government to unblock sale of shuttered mill.
Ex mill worker in BC accused in fatal shooting may get severance
Accused is part of an arbitration settlement worth $1.2 million involving more than 260 laid off mill workers.
Tembec sells its pulp mill in Chetwynd, BC
Paper Excellence will restart the operation, shut down since September 2012.
Fortress Paper considers a return to paper pulp at Thurso mill
20% to 60% of the output at Quebec mill could be converted for six to 12 months.
Catalyst Paper loses $28M in Q2
Less demand for newsprint, directory paper drives loss.
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.
Fortress Paper mill conversion ramps up after recent problems
Co-generation project at Thurso, Que. cellulose mill nears completion.
NS deal to help restart a NewPage paper mill approved, but under scrutiny
Canadian Taxpayers Federation calls it “tax trickery,” and too expensive.
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 closes recycle mill in Arizona
Flagging newsprint demand, price volatility and higher freight costs cited.
Creditors approve Catalyst restructuring plan
Previous plan failed to win support from lenders, unionized workers.
Cornerbrook mill agreement a good first step: Premier
Kruger wants 10 years instead of five to pay back a pension deficit
Kruger withdraws from Corner Brook mill negotiations
Deadline to reach a collective agreement extended to June 22.
Fibrek idling Quebec mill for 12 days
Fibre producer balancing inventory with demand