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Domtar and Town of Espanola reach tax agreement

The Corporation of the Town of Espanola and Domtar Inc. have reached an agreement resolving outstanding tax matters.
Sep 16, 2014 3:19PM

Resolute's Richard Garneau named to Clean50

Richard Garneau, president and CEO of Resolute Forest Products Inc., has been named to Canada's Clean50, a recognition of leaders who have made significant contributions to sustainable development or clean capitalism in Canada.
Sep 16, 2014 12:59PM

Tsilhqot'in land claim decision could affect forest products companies

A recent Supreme Court decision on the land claim of the Tsilhqot'in Nation changes the landscape and forest products companies may get caught up in the turmoil, warns Aboriginal legal expert James O’Reilly.
Sep 10, 2014 10:21AM

Stora Enso to build biomass-to-sugar demonstration plant in Louisiana

Following its recent acquisition of the US-based biotechnology company Virdia, Stora Enso is investing US$ 43 million in a demonstration and market development plant to be built at Raceland, Louisiana.
Sep 10, 2014 10:04AM

Nordic forest industry making push to diversify in 2014

The revival of the softwood fiber-based forest industry in the Nordic countries has been especially noticeable in 2014, with investment plans of US$3 billion dollars in pulp, bio-energy and biomaterials, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly...
Sep 10, 2014 9:09AM

Domtar celebrates sale of five million tons of FSC® certified paper

Domtar Corporation announced Sept. 9 that it has sold its five millionth ton of Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) certified uncoated fine paper, a first for the North American market. The company says its EarthChoice® Product Line...
Sep 10, 2014 9:06AM

Resolute permanently closes Laurentide mill in Shawinigan

High costs and market competition are being blamed for the permanent shutdown of Resolute Forest Products' Laurentide paper mill in Shawinigan, Que. A company statement said the mill's competitiveness has been affected by the restart of a...
Sep 3, 2014 6:11AM

Labour charges drive up project costs for Tembec cogen

Tembec’s cogeneration project at the Temiscaming, Que., site is running behind schedule and will cost more than expected, the company reported at the end of July.
Sep 2, 2014 2:59PM

Forest Biorefinery Summit calls for submissions

The Forest Biorefinery Summit is accepting submissions for oral and poster presentations. This international gathering attracts key players from the forest, bioeconomy and chemical sectors , as well as representatives from governments, academia...
Sep 2, 2014 2:55PM

Reminder: IFIT funding deadline approaches

Natural Resources Canada announced in February 2014 that the Investments in Forest Industry Transformation (IFIT) Program was renewed, with an additional $90.4 million. The program is intended help bring the next wave of innovation to market...
Sep 2, 2014 2:37PM

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