Spartan Controls named one of Canada’s best-managed companies
Calgary firm provides automation, valves, measurement, process control, digital transformation and other solutions.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Interfor cutting back BC Interior production as lumber prices plunge
Vancouver-based company said the scale-back is a temporary measure.
Mercer International buying Canadian kraft pulp mills for $465M
Deal is expected to close in the fourth quarter of this year
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.
Cascades to close two Ontario corrugated packaging plants
Closures to take place by year-end will affect about 65 workers in Barrie and Peterborough.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Canfor-Licella JV to convert biomass to biocrude
Cat-HTR technology will be used to produce biofuels and biochemicals.
Northern Pulp ordered to pay $225,000 penalty for effluent spill
Environmental Damages Fund will disperse the money to three groups.
Resolute Forest cuts US newsprint capacity
Shutting Georgia machine permanently, cites vulnerability to strong US dollar.
Northern Pulp’s emissions now well below limits
New precipitator is working, other emissions down as well.
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.
Kimberly-Clark adding wheat straw to new products
GreenHarvest tissue and paper towels will include 20% of the rapidly renewable fibre.
Canfor sells Taylor Pulp to a subsidiary
Goes to Canfor Pulp for $15 million.
US housing recovery drives NB forestry exports
EDC forecasts double-digit growth this year and in 2015.
West Fraser sees Q3 profit improve to $70M
Revenue tops $1 billion from $878 million in the quarter.
US Cascades mills back to work following fire
Quebec paper company resumes shipping, 225 workers return to work.
Lethal Weapon’s Glover supports Unifor
Compares organized labour with US civil rights movement.
Fortress selling bank note security division for $17.5M
Buyer Nanotech Security could triple the workforce in next six months.
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.
Cascades sells three Quebec plants, fine papers business for $39.5M
Sale will help the company reduce its debt.
Cascades to close Swedish boxboard plant in June
Company reorganizes Europe production amid weak market conditions.