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Fortress Paper's Q2 loss mostly due to dissolving pulp

Source: Daily News | 2014-08-12
Fortress Paper Ltd. reported a 2014 second quarter EBITDA loss of $6.0 million. The dissolving pulp segment generated EBITDA loss of $4.2 million while the security paper products segment generated EBITDA loss of $0.4 million. Corporate costs...

Evonik opens support centre in Virginia for tissue makers

Source: Daily News | 2014-08-12
A tissue competency center has been created at Evonik’s technical service centre in Hopewell, Virginia. The competency center will provide global support for the tissue industry with applications development, technical service, training...

Renewable materials specialist joins UBC

Source: Daily News | 2014-08-12
Dr. Scott Renneckar will be joining the Department of Wood Science at the University of British Columbia as an associate professor in advanced renewable materials. Prior to joining UBC, Renneckar was a faculty member in the Department of...

BC Hydro provides incentives for mechanical pulp producers

Source: Daily News | 2014-08-05
The B.C. Ministry of Energy and Mines and BC Hydro have introduced a new energy efficiency program aimed at reducing the power costs of mechanical pulp producers. The Power Smart program provides an injection of $100 million over three years...

Biomass power plant at Prince Alberta Pulp indefinitely closed

Source: Daily News | 2014-08-05
The biomass-to-energy operation at the Prince Albert Pulp mill in Saskatchewan has been indefinitely shut down, according to the local newspaper, the Prince Albert Herald. The pulp mill and wood energy plant are owned by Paper Excellence.

Resolute Forest Products fined for worker injury

Source: Daily News | 2014-08-05
Resolute Forest Products Canada has been fined $55,000 after a worker was injured at the company’s Fort Frances paper mill.

Solenis is the new name for Ashland Water Technologies

Source: Daily News | 2014-08-05
Ashland Water Technologies has a new name – Solenis. The name change coincides with the acquisition of Ashland Water Technologies by a fund managed by private investment firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (CD&R). Prior to the...

Canfor reports pulp shipments up compared with Q1

Source: Daily News | 2014-07-30
Canfor Pulp Products Inc. reported net income of $18.8 million for the second quarter of 2014, compared to $25.7 million for the first quarter of 2014 and $7.6 million for the second quarter of 2013.

Domtar Q2 results impacted by lack-of-order downtime

Source: Daily News | 2014-07-30
Domtar Corporation reported net earnings of US$40 million for the second quarter of 2014 compared to net earnings of US$39 million for the first quarter of 2014 and net loss of US$46 million for the second quarter of 2013. Sales...

Kemira to buy AkzoNobel's paper chemicals business

Source: Daily News | 2014-07-30
Kemira has reached a preliminary agreement to acquire AkzoNobel's global paper chemicals business. The two companies will also enter into a distribution agreement for AkzoNobel's colloidal silica business for retention and drainage applications...