November 30, 2018 – Intertek, a global quality assurance provider, has opened a paper testing facility at its existing site in Chicago.
November 29, 2018 – The Ontario government has released a climate-change plan that it says will lower greenhouse gas emissions and reduce waste while keeping on target to meet Paris Agreement targets by 2030.
November 29, 2018 – Four independent senators and several fisheries researchers have called on the federal government to conduct a thorough environmental assessment on Northern Pulp's proposed effluent drainage pipeline, which has been the subject of much opposition over recent weeks.
November 26, 2018 – UPM's biorefining group has announced that its executive vice-president, Heikki Vappula, is believed to have died in a plane crash while on a private trip in Zimbabwe on Friday.
November 23, 2018 – Packaging giant Sonoco has announced a new senior leadership structure overseeing the company’s global consumer- and industrial-related businesses, effective January 1, 2019.
November 21, 2018 – The federal government released its fall economic update Wednesday, and among the points of interest is an investment of $100 million in the forestry industry.
November 21, 2018 – Western Forest Products has announced it will acquire U.S. lumber manufacturer Columbia Vista Corporation for US$30.5 million.
November 16, 2018 – Northern Pulp, the embattled Nova Scotia pulp mill, is calling on the public as it attempts to secure more time on a government-imposed deadline for the building of a new effluent drainage pipe.
November 15, 2018 – Paper Excellence, the parent company of Nova Scotia's Northern Pulp mill, which has been embroiled in a standoff with local fishermen about the location of a potential effluent drainage pipe, has said that it may not be able to meet a government-mandated deadline for the pipe installation.
November 15, 2018 – Canfor Corporation has announced it will purchase 70 per cent of the VIDA Group for 3,990 million Swedish Krona (approximately CAD$580 million).
November 14, 2018 – West Fraser Timber Co. has announced it will permanently curtail approximately 300 million board feet of combined lumber production at its Fraser Lake and Quesnel sawmills, which will lead to approximately 135 jobs being impacted.
November 12, 2018 – Fibre products supplier Ahlstrom-Munksjö has announced two leadership changes to take place over the coming months.
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