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October 21, 2015
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Closed Laurentide mill to be used for lithium production

Once Resolute Forest Products completes remediation work, the town of Shawinigan will take possession of the closed Laurentide paper mill and hand it over to Nemaska Lithium for use as a mineral processing plant. >> Read full article

Lower prices for lumber and panels impact forest sector earnings

Second quarter 2015 net earnings reported by the major Canadian forest products companies are overall lower than the first quarter 2015 and second quarter of 2014, according to PwC’s Global Forest and Paper Industry Net Earnings Summary. >> Read full article

FSC’s goal is to streamline standards framework and boost market presence

With the release of its new strategic plan, the Forest Stewardship Council is declaring an intention to more than double its share of global forest-based trade in the next five years, to 20 per cent. “FSC is a market tool, and we can only achieve our mission if enough of the market is working towards the same goal,” stated FSC director general, Kim Carstensen. >> Read full article

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U.S. raises duties on supercalendered paper from Canadian mills

The U.S. Department of Commerce has made its final determination in the countervailing duty (CVD) case for imports of supercalendered paper from Canada, and the duties are even higher for some mills than the interim rates. Duties charged to Port Hawkesbury Paper, Resolute Forest Products, Catalyst Paper and Irving Forest Products range from 20.18 per cent to 17.87 per cent. >> Learn More…

 
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Kadant receives order for recycled fiber processing line

Kadant has announced a US$7-million order from a paper producer in Southern Europe for recycled fiber processing equipment to be used in conjunction with a paper machine conversion. >> Read full article

Domtar launches online forestry activity tool

Domtar's Windsor Mill has a new online tool for viewing the forestry activities scheduled for the company’s forest lands in southern Quebec. The company says it was looking for a more interactive way to provide information on forestry operations. >> Read full article

Bleaching chemicals plant starts up in Quebec

Hydro Technologies, a supplier of high-performance bleaching solutions for the pulp and paper industry, has completed the construction and start-up of its new plant in Quebec, Que., to ensure an uninterrupted long-term supply to its clients. >> Read full article

 
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