April 12, 2019 – Northern Pulp is set to continue its survey work in the Northumberland Strait two weeks after receiving word from the province of Nova Scotia that it would need submit further information to complete an environmental impact report for its new wastewater treatment plan.
April 11, 2019 – Wood fibre costs ranged between 45 per cent and 70 per cent of the cash costs for the production of pulp around the world in Q4 2018.
April 11, 2019 – Solenis, a global producer of specialty chemicals, is increasing prices on all polyacrylamides and acrylamide monomer across the North America and EMEA regions, effective immediately.
April 9, 2019 – Triosim Corporation, a North American technology and process optimization specialist for the pulp and paper industry, has acquired MTR Martco, LLC.
April 9, 2019 – Fortress Xylitol Inc., a subsidiary of Fortress Global Enterprises Inc., has signed an agreement with Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) to receive $10.4 million in funding for a new xylitol and complementary bioproducts demonstration plant at Fortress’s dissolving pulp mill in Thurso, Quebec.
April 8, 2019 – A new economic study released by the B.C. Council of Forest industries (COFI) finds that the B.C. forest industry generates significant economic activity and employment in every region of the province – with 140,000 jobs employing British Columbians in urban and rural communities alike.
April 4, 2019 – The head of Unifor's Atlantic division met with the Nova Scotia premier on April 3 to discuss the future of the Northern Pulp mill, expressing disappointment with the province's environmental assessment request last week.
April 3, 2019 – The federal government has announced a $22.7 million investment in forest sector research institute FPInnovations to help the organization bring new forest-based products to market.
April 3, 2019 – Huumiis Ventures Limited Partnership (HVLP), a limited partnership beneficially owned by the Huu-ay-aht First Nations and Western Forest Products Inc., announced March 29 the completion of HVLP’s acquisition from Western of a seven per cent interest in the newly formed TFL 44 Limited Partnership.
March 31, 2019 – The province of Nova Scotia says it needs more time and information to review Northern Pulp’s proposed effluent drainage plan, leaving the future of the mill still in question.
March 27, 2019 – Packaging supplier Cascades Inc. has announced that it will close its Lupel plant in Trois‑Rivières, Quebec, with 35 jobs affected.
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