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Twin Rivers buys Cascades' kraft envelope business

Twin Rivers Paper Co. has purchased certain envelope assets from Cascades’ East Angus operations in Quebec.
Nov 19, 2014 10:13AM


Unifor wants government to save Fort Frances sale

Unifor is calling on the provincial government to step in and create conditions favorable to the sale of the shuttered pulp and paper mill in Fort Frances, Ont. In the short-term, the union is requesting that the government must commit to heat...
Nov 19, 2014 8:12AM


Catalyst Paper looking for ways to make Powell River profitable

Community stakeholders and employees of Catalyst Paper’s Powell River mill are being told there is a three-year window to bring the mill back to profitability. Most recently, Eldon Haggarty, president of Local 1, Communications Energy and...
Nov 19, 2014 7:25AM


GLV shareholders approve sale of pulp and paper division

Shareholders of GLV adopted a resolution approving the sale of GLV's Pulp & Paper Division to 9027173 Canada Inc., a corporation owned by Richard Verreault, the president and chief executive officer of GLV and Laurent Verreault, the...
Nov 18, 2014 10:06PM


BC Aboriginal business wins forest industry award

Stuwix Resources Joint Venture from the interior of British Columbia has won the FPAC-CCAB  Aboriginal Business Leadership Award presented by the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) and the Canadian Council for Aboriginal...
Nov 18, 2014 9:53PM


Quebec cellulose filament plant ramps up production

The new cellulose filament (CF) demonstration plant at Kruger's Trois-Rivières facility is now producing a high quality, world-class strengthening bioproduct equivalent to that produced in the laboratory environment.
Nov 12, 2014 7:28AM


Fortress Paper announces cost reductions, loan deferral

The Fortress Speciality Cellulose mill in Thurso, Que., has implemented several cost reduction measures in 2014, bringing its average cost to $757 per air dried metric tonne (ADMT) of dissolving pulp produced, according to a company update...
Nov 12, 2014 7:12AM


Conveyor project and lignin net Domtar sustainability awards

Domtar Corporation was recognized by the American Forest & Paper Association as a leader in sustainability with two 2014 AF&PA Sustainability Awards.
Nov 11, 2014 11:11PM


Vote approaches for sale of GL&V pulp and paper division

The Verreault family’s proposal to purchase the pulp and paper division of GLV Inc. has cleared one hurdle: the period during which GLV could solicit other proposals for the sale of the division has ended, and no better proposals were put...
Nov 11, 2014 10:59PM


Kelheim develops viscose fibre that reflects infrared radiation

Kelheim Fibres has announced pilot scale production of a new viscose fibre that reflects infrared (IR) radiation. Viscose fibre can be used to manufacture clothing, and the IR-reflective textile may serve a thermal retention function.
Nov 11, 2014 10:35PM


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