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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.

News Forestry Government Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
May 18, 2016  

Northern Pulp ordered to pay $225,000 penalty for effluent spill

Environmental Damages Fund will disperse the money to three groups.

News Forestry Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General Production
May 5, 2016  

Resolute Forest cuts US newsprint capacity

Shutting Georgia machine permanently, cites vulnerability to strong US dollar.

News Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
August 24, 2015  

Northern Pulp’s emissions now well below limits

New precipitator is working, other emissions down as well.

News Forestry Pulp & Paper General
July 29, 2015  

NS mill to fight US tariff decision on paper subsidies

Port Hawkesbury Paper said the interim duty of 20.33% is unfair and without merit.

News Forestry Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General Sustainability
April 13, 2015  

Kimberly-Clark adding wheat straw to new products

GreenHarvest tissue and paper towels will include 20% of the rapidly renewable fibre.

News Forestry Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
February 2, 2015  

Canfor sells Taylor Pulp to a subsidiary

Goes to Canfor Pulp for $15 million.

News Construction Energy Forestry Manufacturing Minerals Pulp & Paper General
November 4, 2014  

US housing recovery drives NB forestry exports

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

News Forestry Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
October 28, 2014  

West Fraser sees Q3 profit improve to $70M

Revenue tops $1 billion from $878 million in the quarter.

News Forestry Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General Production
September 24, 2014  

US Cascades mills back to work following fire

Quebec paper company resumes shipping, 225 workers return to work.

News General
September 15, 2014  

Lethal Weapon’s Glover supports Unifor

Compares organized labour with US civil rights movement.

News Forestry Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
August 27, 2014  

Fortress selling bank note security division for $17.5M

Buyer Nanotech Security could triple the workforce in next six months.

News Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General Sustainability
August 8, 2014  

Emissions from Northern Pulp in NS creating a stink

But provincial government is mum on how high levels must go before there’s a shut down.

News Manufacturing Pulp & Paper Business Operations General Operations
July 2, 2014  

Cascades sells three Quebec plants, fine papers business for $39.5M

Sale will help the company reduce its debt.

News Forestry Pulp & Paper Operations Production
April 10, 2014  

Cascades to close Swedish boxboard plant in June

Company reorganizes Europe production amid weak market conditions.