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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 Forestry Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
January 16, 2020  

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.

News Pulp & Paper General Operations Sustainability
January 13, 2020  

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.

News Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
December 12, 2019  

Cascades purchases 20.2% interest CDPQ has in Greenpac mill

Expected purchase price is US$93 million with the transaction closing Jan. 3, 2020.

News Manufacturing General Sustainability
November 19, 2019  

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.

News Forestry Manufacturing General Production
October 22, 2019  

Norbord announces indefinite production cut at Georgia OSB mill

Blames continuing poor market conditions and lower-than-anticipated OSB demand to-date.

News Forestry Manufacturing General
October 7, 2019  

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.

News Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
August 20, 2019  

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.

News Manufacturing General Production
July 22, 2019  

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.

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 Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
April 23, 2018  

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.

News Forestry Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General Sustainability
February 14, 2018  

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.

News Forestry Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
March 28, 2017  

Prince Albert pays Domtar $5.1M over tax assessment dispute

Papermaker argued assessment of property was too high for 2009 and 2010.

News Chemicals Government Manufacturing General
March 1, 2017  

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.