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Canfor reports pulp shipments up compared with Q1

Canfor Pulp Products Inc. reported net income of $18.8 million for the second quarter of 2014, compared to $25.7 million for the first quarter of 2014 and $7.6 million for the second quarter of 2013.
Jul 30, 2014 8:04AM

Domtar Q2 results impacted by lack-of-order downtime

Domtar Corporation reported net earnings of US$40 million for the second quarter of 2014 compared to net earnings of US$39 million for the first quarter of 2014 and net loss of US$46 million for the second quarter of 2013. Sales...
Jul 30, 2014 7:48AM

Kemira to buy AkzoNobel's paper chemicals business

Kemira has reached a preliminary agreement to acquire AkzoNobel's global paper chemicals business. The two companies will also enter into a distribution agreement for AkzoNobel's colloidal silica business for retention and drainage applications...
Jul 30, 2014 7:34AM

EDC helps GLV Group expand operations in India

Export Development Canada (EDC) announced a US$2 million loan for a subsidiary of Montreal-based GLV Inc. to grow its operations in India, which is a strategic market for Canada, as outlined in the Government’s Global Market Action Plan,...
Jul 30, 2014 5:11AM

Babcock & Wilcox will supply pulp discharge tank for Irving upgrade

Babcock & Wilcox Canada Ltd. has received an order from Irving Pulp & Paper to design, fabricate and field erect a pulp discharge tank at the West Side pulp mill site in Saint John, N.B.
Jul 29, 2014 9:56PM

Catalyst Paper Q2 results impacted by planned maintenance

Debottlenecking projects at Catalyst Paper’s Crofton pulp mill had a negative effect on the company’s second quarter results, but have already improved pulp production.
Jul 29, 2014 9:45PM

Cascades to close kraft paper operations in East Angus

Cascades is withdrawing from the kraft paper sector and closing its kraft paper manufacturing activities at the East Angus, Que., plant because of unfavourable market conditions and the failure of discussions with a potetial buyer. Close to 175...
Jul 23, 2014 9:22AM

Fraser Papers pensioners could see boost in benefits

The pension benefits of Fraser Papers’ retirees will be the subject of a special session of the New Brunswick legislature on July 29. The legislature is being recalled for a one-day session to amend the Pension Benefits Act, which,...
Jul 23, 2014 7:03AM

Metis groups form joint venture to commercialize Alberta forests

Active Energy Group Plc, an international supplier of industrial wood chip, timber products and forestry management services, has entered into a joint venture agreement to exclusively commercialize in excess of 100,000 hectares of mature...
Jul 23, 2014 6:36AM

Two Sides expands its efforts into Canada

The Canadian Printing Industries Association (CPIA) who has joined paper advocacy group Two Sides as an Allied Organization to promote the responsible production, use and sustainability of print and paper products in the Canadian market.
Jul 22, 2014 3:59PM

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