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News Manufacturing General
March 10, 2020  

Spartan Controls named one of Canada’s best-managed companies

Calgary firm provides automation, valves, measurement, process control, digital transformation and other solutions.

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 Government Pulp & Paper General
December 16, 2019  

Ottawa won’t assess N.S. mill’s pipeline proposal, leaving it up to the province

Federal Environment Minister said he’s decided not to designate Northern Pulp’s proposed pipeline and effluent treatment plant for a federal impact assessment.

News Forestry Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General Sustainability
August 12, 2019  

End of controversial pulp mill not a disaster for some woodlots

Deadline approaches for the Northern Pulp mill in Pictou County to stop sending effluent into a lagoon.

News Pulp & Paper General
February 28, 2019  

Cascades closing two tissue paper machines in Ontario, reports Q4 loss

The two sites employ a total of 68 workers and produce 44,000 tonnes of tissue paper annually.

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 Pulp & Paper General
October 15, 2018  

Interfor cutting back BC Interior production as lumber prices plunge

Vancouver-based company said the scale-back is a temporary measure.

News Pulp & Paper General
October 4, 2018  

Mercer International buying Canadian kraft pulp mills for $465M

Deal is expected to close in the fourth quarter of this year

News Pulp & Paper General
August 30, 2018  

Resolute signs deal to sell U.S. recycled bleached kraft pulp mill for US$55M

ND Paper LLC has agreed to buy the mill and to offer employment to the Fairmont mill employees.

News Pulp & Paper General
August 29, 2018  

Cascades to close two Ontario corrugated packaging plants

Closures to take place by year-end will affect about 65 workers in Barrie and Peterborough.

News Government Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
February 28, 2018  

Directive issued to Northern Pulp after ash leak earlier this month

Plan required to prevent further discharges of power boiler ash slurry into a ditch.

News General
February 20, 2018  

Three Indian companies tell Trudeau they’ll invest more than $1B in Canada

Investments will be made over five years; Trudeau claims at least 5,000 jobs to come.

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.

Feature Forestry Government Manufacturing Pulp & Paper Business Operations Economy General
July 4, 2017  

Softwood dispute redux – it’s time to secure new lumber markets

Victory in the latest trade battle will only be secured if Canada uses all of the weapons in its arsenal.

News Forestry Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General Sustainability
May 30, 2016  

Canfor-Licella JV to convert biomass to biocrude

Cat-HTR technology will be used to produce biofuels and biochemicals.