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Catalyst Paper makes changes to mill leadership

Harold Norlund has joined Catalyst Paper as the operations leader for the Port Alberni, B.C., mill, the Alberni Valley Times reports. According the paper, he replaces former general manager Fred Chinn, who transferred to the company’s...
Apr 15, 2014 8:30PM


Lafarge cement operations will test torrefied biomass as substitute for coal

A commercial demonstration of the use of biomass-based solid fuels instead of coal at cement plants or coal-fired utilities in British Columbia has received funding of $1 million from the BC Bioenergy Network.
Apr 15, 2014 8:14PM


AV Terrace Bay doing capital projects prior to dissolving pulp conversion

The AV Terrace Bay mill is moving ahead with capital improvement projects and actively recruiting more employees, a local newspaper reports.
Apr 15, 2014 7:59PM


Cascades closes Swedish subsidiary Cascades Djupafors

Cascades Inc. is closing a Swedish subsidiary, located in Ronneby, Sweden, due to weak market conditions.
Apr 14, 2014 2:25PM


E&I Engineering secures contract for Irving Pulp & Paper modernization

E&I Engineering of Fredericton, N.B., has been awarded a 12-month contract valued at $1.2 million as part of the Irving Pulp & Paper modernization announced in March.
Apr 8, 2014 2:10PM


Chinese duty on pulp makes Fortress LSQ plans not viable

China's Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) has made a final determination in its anti-dumping investigation concerning viscose-grade dissolving pulp produced in Canada, the U.S. and Brazil.
Apr 8, 2014 12:28PM


Terrace Bay Pulp fined $275,000 for fatal explosion

More details about the blow tank explosion that killed one worker at Terrace Bay Pulp Inc. in 2011 emerged as the company had its day in court on April 4. The company pleaded guilty to failing to take reasonable precautions, and has been fined...
Apr 7, 2014 3:52PM


Ensyn planning commercial-scale production of biofuels in Ontario

Ensyn is undertaking a $4-million expansion to upgrade its existing production facility in Renfrew to a dedicated biofuels facility with enhanced production capacity of 13 million litres/year of a liquid biofuel that can be used as a heating...
Apr 7, 2014 3:47PM


Domtar and Resolute take Safest Mill honors

The safest pulp and paper mills in Canada last year were Domtar’s Windsor, Que., pulp and paper mill, Resolute Forest Products’ Thunder Bay, Ont., operation, and Resolute’s paper mill in Amos, Que.
Apr 4, 2014 1:31PM


Resolute to install continuous digester at Calhoun paper mill

Resolute Forest Products Inc. has announced a US$105 million upgrade to its Calhoun, Tennessee, pulp and paper mill, including the installation of a modern continuous pulp digester and other wood chip processing equipment. When completed by...
Apr 1, 2014 2:34PM


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