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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...

Unifor wants government to save Fort Frances sale

Source: Daily News | 2014-11-19
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...

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...

Fortress Paper announces cost reductions, loan deferral

Source: Daily News | 2014-11-12
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...

Conveyor project and lignin net Domtar sustainability awards

Source: Daily News | 2014-11-11
Domtar Corporation was recognized by the American Forest & Paper Association as a leader in sustainability with two 2014 AF&PA Sustainability Awards.

Kelheim develops viscose fibre that reflects infrared radiation

Source: Daily News | 2014-11-11
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.

Catalyst Paper to purchase two U.S. paper mills

Source: Daily News | 2014-11-04
Catalyst Paper Corp. is planning to purchase two coated paper mills in the U.S. – the Biron paper mill in Wisconsin and the Rumford pulp and paper mill in Maine.

Kadant adds to stock preparation product line

Source: Daily News | 2014-11-04
Kadant Inc. has completed the acquisition of the screen cylinder product line from J&L Fiber Services, Inc. This acquisition further extends Kadant’s stock preparation product offerings of screen cylinder products applied to recycled...

Health care expert joins Domtar board

Source: Daily News | 2014-11-04
Domenic Pilla, president of Shoppers Drug Mart, has joined the board of directors of Domtar Corp.