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Noranda sold the Masson mill to a group of five investors for a reported CDN$150 million. Ashok Narang, formerly chairman of Pine Falls Paper Co. in Manitoba, is the chairman and ceo. Through his Caro...
The Canadian forest products industry posted slightly stronger financial results in the first quarter of 1999, after a weak performance last year. However, earnings were mixed, with strength in North ...
Total1999 allot.Alliance Forest Products246 10080 100AV Cell40004000Bennett Fleet1500...
MONTREAL, QC -- Donohue Inc. has agreed to buy Richmond, BC-based Slocan Forest Products' interest in Finlay Forest Industries Inc. for $80 million. If approved, Donohue acquires the remaining 50.1% s...
MONTREAL, QC -- Biothermica, a high-technology company specializing in air pollution control and landfill gas management and utilization, is the first Canadian firm to win the J. Deane Sensenbaugh Awa...
JANUARY 1st TO APRIL 30th, 1999INJURIESPAYROLLFREQUENCYHOURSRATEA - OVER 100,000 MANHOURS PER MONTH...
CAPITAL EXPENDITURESWell at first glance it is a little hard to tell by this year's survey that there are still big spenders out there. The total spending reported for pollution control, mill producti...
MONTREAL, QC -- Alliance Forest Products Inc. said it will invest $170 million in the first phase of improvements to its paper mill in Coosa Pines, AL. The first phase includes an increase to the mill...
TORONTO, ON -- Nexfor Inc. said it has voluntarily eliminated the use of alkyl phenol ethoxylates, or APEs, at five of six mills it operates in Canada and US. The industry uses APEs as a surfactant. M...
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In this day and age of re-structuring and streamlining, mill environmental staff seem to be swamped with responsibilities and overworked. Attending technical courses, conferences and training sessions...
MONTREAL, QC -- St. Laurent Paperboard plans to buy Chesapeake Corp.'s building products business, which has plants in Virginia and Maryland. The acquired assets consist of two pine sawmills in West P...
Second of four articles dealing with issues the industry must confrontThere is no escaping the talk of the New Economy. The business press in last few years has been writing with increased frequency o...
INTENTIA: Movex Paper is said to be the first Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) supply chain management system designed specifically for the paper industry. It integrates business functions with cust...
My normal guideline for buying a new machine is to spend the money only when technology has advanced sufficiently to provide a machine that is three times as fast as the computer I am using. This mean...

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