Pandemic and other local factors blamed for both actions by the forest products company.
$27 million for a plant and $11 million to modernize equipment to produce high-grade SCA+ supercalendered paper.
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.
Expected purchase price is US$93 million with the transaction closing Jan. 3, 2020.
Company says if the plan is not approved, the mill will close, putting more than 300 employees out of work.
Blames continuing poor market conditions and lower-than-anticipated OSB demand to-date.
Northern Pulp’s report for Nova Scotia government marine water quality are expected to arise on any fisheries or fish habitat.
How communities can become divided as the interests of heavy industry are pitted against the natural environment.
Responding to limited log supplies and a plunge in lumber prices from record highs last year.
Under provincial legislation, the kraft pulp mill has less than 15 months to overhaul how it processes wastewater.
Second phase of a major upgrade project to build a world-class particleboard, TFL facility.
Two incidents involving discharge coming from the mill that was found to be harmful to fish.
Northern Pulp has until 2020 to replace its current effluent treatment plant in Boat Harbour near Pictou.
Papermaker argued assessment of property was too high for 2009 and 2010.
Area suffers from ongoing pollution rather than the aftermath of chemicals released in the 1960s.