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Two forest industry executives among Canada's most powerful women

On the list of Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 for 2014 determined by Women’s Executive Network are Anne Giardini, president of Weyerhaeuser Co. and Nancy Marcus corporate vice-president, consumer marketing with Kruger...
Dec 3, 2014 7:54AM


Management changes at CRIBE

CRIBE, Northern Ontario’s funding agency for bio-economy research, has made changes to its leadership structure. 
Dec 3, 2014 7:18AM


Cascades invests $13 million in Vaudreuil and Drummondville

Cascades Inc. has upgraded two Norampac plants in Vaudreuil and Drummondville, Que., with new printing presses. The two facilities specialize in manufacturing corrugated packaging products.
Dec 2, 2014 5:19PM


Resolute will heat closed Fort Frances pulp mill

The closed Fort Frances pulp mill has been given a reprieve. After discussion between Resolute Forest Products, the Ontario government and Unifor, a union representing paper workers, Resolute has committed to heating the closed mill over the...
Dec 2, 2014 5:05PM


Strike closes Tembec's Temiscaming mills

In response to Unifor Local 233's decision to go on strike effective Nov. 26, Tembec has ceased operations at its Temiscaming, Quebec industrial complex, which comprises four main facilities manufacturing specialty pulp, high-yield pulp,...
Nov 27, 2014 1:55PM


Union at Temiscaming rejects Tembec's final offer

Members of Unifor local 233 voted Nov. 19 to reject what was termed a final offer from Tembec concerning the collective agreement for workers at the company’s Temiscaming, Que., complex. The union says this vote puts them in a position to...
Nov 26, 2014 7:19AM


Women for Nature initiative reaches milestone

A reception to honour and recognize the founding members of Nature Canada's Women for Nature initiative was held on November 24 in the Toronto law offices of Miller Thomson.
Nov 26, 2014 6:58AM


Neucel mill takes market downtime

The Neucel Specialty Cellulose mill in Port Alice, B.C., is taking market-related downtime for almost two month, reports Industry intelligence Inc., a news service covering various industries. The mill produces dissolving pulp via a sulfite...
Nov 26, 2014 6:28AM


Pulp and paper industry use of biomass considered carbon neutral: EPA

Domtar Corporation announced its support of the position taken by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that carbon dioxide emissions from sustainably-managed sources of biomass should be considered "neutral" when accounting for greenhouse...
Nov 25, 2014 7:42PM


New editor for PAPTAC's journal J-FOR

PAPTAC has announced that Paul Stuart of École Polytechnique de Montréal will succeed Honghi Tran as chief scientific editor of the association’s technical journal J-FOR. Stuart was previously deputy editor of J-FOR and...
Nov 25, 2014 7:30PM


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