The Malaysian Star newspaper has reported that the Malaysian Newsprint Publishers Association (MNPA) is appealing to the government not to extend the anti-dumping duties on imports of newsprint paper.
Feb 19, 2014 9:20AM
Jemi Fibre Corp. of Nanaimo, BC, has signed a letter of intent with WoodEx Industries Ltd. to acquire all of its issued and outstanding shares and a letter of intent with Kootenay Wood Preservers Ltd. and Prairie Holdings Inc. to acquire all of...
Feb 19, 2014 9:16AM
A report recently released by the British Columbia government, the Babine Explosion Investigation: Fact Patterns and Recommendations, states that WorkSafeBC paid insufficient attention to important legal precedents that underpin the legitimate...
Feb 19, 2014 9:12AM
Canadian sawmills produced 22.726 bbf of softwood lumber in the 11 months of 2013 – an increase of 5.4% year-over-year from 21.569 bbf.
Feb 19, 2014 9:05AM
PaperWeek Canada, the annual meeting of the Pulp and Paper Technical Association of Canada (PAPTAC) held in Montreal Feb. 3-6, 2014, saw over 1,100 delegates take part. The 2014 edition marked the 100th anniversary of the event, making it the...
Feb 19, 2014 8:56AM
The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) has said that it appreciates the additional support for innovation and sector transformation in the latest federal budget. The association sees the support as a way to create jobs and solidify...
Feb 19, 2014 8:55AM
Sonoco will raise the price for all grades of uncoated recycled paperboard (URB) products by US$30 per ton, effective with shipments in the United States and Canada beginning March 3, 2014.
Feb 19, 2014 8:23AM
A pair of manufacturing associations praised the federal government’s 2014 budget, introduced Feb. 11, 2014, as good for the industry nationwide, while Canada’s largest private sector union said it came up short on jobs.
Feb 12, 2014 1:22PM
US sawmills produced 27.660 billion board feet (bbf) of softwood lumber in the first 11 months of 2013 – up 5.7% from 26.161 bbf a year earlier, according to the Western Wood Products Association’s Lumber Track report, released on...
Feb 11, 2014 7:17AM
Canada's largest union in the private sector has won a key arbitration award that will see nine retiring workers from Local 298 and Local 1127 receive the compensation they were promised when West Fraser closed its Eurocan pulp mill.
Feb 11, 2014 6:10AM