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Cascades to sell five Canadian plants to U.S. packaging company

Source: Daily News | 2014-12-15
Cascades Inc. has reached an agreement for the sale of its North American boxboard manufacturing and converting assets to Graphic Packaging Holding Company for $44.9 million.

Tembec strike over, cogen project delayed one month

Source: Daily News | 2014-12-15
Tembec reached a settlement with its Temiscaming site employees who voted on Dec. 10 to end the two-week long strike. The settlement consists of a four-year agreement to expire in September 2018.

Kruger wins innovation award for cellulose filament demonstration plant

Source: Daily News | 2014-12-10
Kruger Inc. was presented with the “Open Innovation” Award by the Association pour le développement de la recherche et de l'innovation du Québec (Québec Association for research and innovation development -...

Union and Tembec taking steps to end strike at Temiscaming

Source: Daily News | 2014-12-09
Striking workers at Tembec’s Temiscaming site will have an opportunity Dec. 10 to vote on a collective agreement that is unanimously endorsed by the union negotiation committee. Tembec and Unifor Local 233 have signed a memorandum of...

Strike closes Tembec's Temiscaming mills

Source: Daily News | 2014-11-27
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,...

Union at Temiscaming rejects Tembec's final offer

Source: Daily News | 2014-11-26
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...

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

Source: Daily News | 2014-11-25
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...

GLV shareholders approve sale of pulp and paper division

Source: Daily News | 2014-11-18
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...

Quebec cellulose filament plant ramps up production

Source: Daily News | 2014-11-12
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.

Cascades inaugurates solar park in Kingsey Falls

Source: Daily News | 2014-10-22
The solar heat facility that Cascades began building in June was inaugurated on Oct. 20 by Pierre Arcand, Quebec’s Minister of Energy and Natural Resources and Minister responsible for the Northern Plan; Mario Plourde, president and...