India dumping probe adds to Canadian newsprint industry woes
North American demand dropped 14% in 2019 as inventories rose more than 20%, indicating lower pricing to come.
Nova Scotia moves to allow thermal disposal of plastic, newsprint [UPDATED]
Move allows “new solutions” to reduce waste in landfills and recover energy; environmental groups are not sold.
Tariffs on imported newsprint nixed in win for US newspapers
Rising cost of newsprint, typically their second-biggest expense, made it harder for them to operate.
US publishers worry about pricier Canadian newsprint with new tariffs
Critics of the paper tariffs say it’s US newspapers that will ultimately be harmed.
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%.
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.
US newsprint duties will accelerate shift to digital: Resolute
600,000 workers in the newspaper and commercial printing sectors are at risk.
US hits Canadian newsprint producers with initial countervailing duties
An overall tariff of 6.53% levied on about 25 Canadian plants, mostly in Quebec and Ontario.
Postmedia sells Toronto printing plant for $30.5M
Media company acquired the facility as part of its agreement to buy Sun Media’s English-language properties in 2015.
Resolute extends Niagara newsprint plant shutdown
Montreal-based company says the operation may be converted to make different products with a more sustainable future.
Kruger Packaging invests $250M in its Trois-Rivières Mill
Newsprint machine will be converted to manufacture 100% recycled, lightweight linerboard.
Resolute hopes to wipe its way to profits by entering tissue business
$270 million investment in Calhoun pulp mill is its largest since it exited bankruptcy protection five years ago.
Betting on newsprint
As competitors fold, Alberta Newsprint Co. adopts an innovative business strategy that quickly adapts to market conditions.
Resolute Forest cutting 300 jobs in Ontario and Quebec
Company is reducing its capacity for newsprint as it copes with reduced demand.
US housing recovery drives NB forestry exports
EDC forecasts double-digit growth this year and in 2015.
Quebec needs to incentivize infected forest, Resolute head says
The forest products company has closed two paper machines this year due to a budworm infestation.
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.
Catalyst Paper loses $28M in Q2
Less demand for newsprint, directory paper drives loss.
Resolute idles Tennessee newsprint mill
Move affects 150 positions, caused by decreased demand high operating costs.
For sale: Catalyst Paper
Insolvent forestry company gets court approval for sale; seeks takeover proposals.
Catalyst Paper gets $175M financing
Pulp and paper producer Catalyst Paper has secured up to $175 million in financing as it moves forward with restructuring under court protection from creditors.
UPDATE: White Birch closes Stadacona paper mill for good
White Birch Paper Co. says that effective immediately it is closing its idled Stadacona paper mill in Quebec City “for good.”
BC firm second bidder for idled NS paper mill
The court-appointed monitor overseeing efforts to sell a shuttered Cape Breton paper mill has named a second bidder interested in buying and operating the factory.
Fewer US orders: Manufacturers sitting on cash
Canadian manufacturers and exporters are holding back on hiring new workers and making new investments as they cope with fewer orders from the US.