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January 28, 2020  

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.

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January 16, 2019  

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.

News Pulp & Paper General
August 29, 2018  

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.

News Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
April 13, 2018  

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.

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 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 General
January 10, 2018  

US newsprint duties will accelerate shift to digital: Resolute

600,000 workers in the newspaper and commercial printing sectors are at risk.

News Forestry Government Manufacturing General
January 10, 2018  

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.

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August 2, 2017  

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.

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March 13, 2017  

Resolute extends Niagara newsprint plant shutdown

Montreal-based company says the operation may be converted to make different products with a more sustainable future.

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September 15, 2015  

Kruger Packaging invests $250M in its Trois-Rivières Mill

Newsprint machine will be converted to manufacture 100% recycled, lightweight linerboard.

News Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General Operations Production Sustainability
June 2, 2015  

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.

Feature Forestry Manufacturing Pulp & Paper Business Operations General Operations Production Sustainability
December 30, 2014  

Betting on newsprint

As competitors fold, Alberta Newsprint Co. adopts an innovative business strategy that quickly adapts to market conditions.

News Forestry Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
December 5, 2014  

Resolute Forest cutting 300 jobs in Ontario and Quebec

Company is reducing its capacity for newsprint as it copes with reduced demand.

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November 4, 2014  

US housing recovery drives NB forestry exports

EDC forecasts double-digit growth this year and in 2015.

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October 31, 2014  

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.

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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.

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July 30, 2013  

Catalyst Paper loses $28M in Q2

Less demand for newsprint, directory paper drives loss.

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March 12, 2013  

Resolute idles Tennessee newsprint mill

Move affects 150 positions, caused by decreased demand high operating costs.

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June 1, 2012  

For sale: Catalyst Paper

Insolvent forestry company gets court approval for sale; seeks takeover proposals.

News Pulp & Paper Sustainability
February 1, 2012  

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.

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January 13, 2012  

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.”

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November 30, 2011  

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.

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October 12, 2011  

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.