Tax breaks would have saved the company about $2.5 million over three years.
Suit alleges Catalyst mill is trespassing on Halalt First Nation’s water and land rights.
Workers overcome by gases at paper mill.
Will convert a paper machine to a fluff pulp line to produce up to 516,000 metric tons per year.
Company is reducing its capacity for newsprint as it copes with reduced demand.
Move affects 150 positions, caused by decreased demand high operating costs.
Buying the land prevents foreign investor from processing timber outside the province, according to premier Darrell Dexter.
Money for NewPage’s Port Hawkesbury mill comes from a $15.8-million provincial fund to keep the mill in a so-called hot idle mode.
Resolute Forest Products is selling energy from its cogeneration plant to Quebec’s power grid.
Natural Resources Minister Jerome Kennedy says Newfoundland and Labrador will consider any plan to save its last paper mill owned by Kruger but won’t offer direct subsidies.