The Law Commission of Ontario (LCO) has launched a public consultation for its project on the Modernization of the Forestry Workers Lien for Wages Act. The public consultation is the first stage of a project that will develop recommendations...
Nova Scotia Power recently released a formal request for expressions of interest in supplying biomass and related services for its biomass-powered generating plant currently under construction at Port Hawkesbury.
Resolute Forest Products recently certified 3.2 million hectares (7.9 million acres) of forestlands in the Lac-Saint-Jean region of Quebec to the FSC Boreal Standard. This certification raises the total area of Resolute-managed FSC-certified...
Domtar Corporation has expanded its award-winning site, The Paper Trail, with more products and an additional mill, among other updates, to help customers learn even more about the environmental and social impacts of Domtar paper.
After three months of legal and boardroom wrangling, Mercer International has withdrawn its friendly offer for pulp producer Fibrek. Mercer’s offer expired April 27. It had been conditional 50.1% of the Fibrek shares being tendered, a...
Resolute Forest Products, formerly doing business as AbitibiBowater, began the rollout of its new company name and identity on Nov. 7. When communicating in French, the company is using the name Produits forestiers Résolu.
AbitibiBowater will change its name to Resolute Forest Products as of November 7, saying the new identity reflects the fundamental characteristics of the company, including its determination, strength, and resolve to be a profitable,...
AbitibiBowater has received Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC) certification for the Black Spruce and Dog River-Matawin Forest areas, north of Thunder Bay, Ont. This area covers approximately 2.5 million hectares of forest stretching from...
The Nature Conservancy (TNC) and the Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) have launched a pilot project to help bioenergy companies in the United States support responsible forest management through their procurement of woody biomass.
A new tool from Domtar Corporation offers customers the ability to view the environmental impacts of specific paper grades, providing a high degree of transparency. The online tool that Domtar calls the "Paper Trail" discloses what it takes to...
To mark its first year anniversary the Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement (CBFA) will be the subject of an online town hall conversation on May 18th from 12 pm to 1 pm EST. Open to the public and media, participants will be able to learn...
Mesure en ligne de la teneur en air des systmes de fabrication de ptes et papiers. Partie II : utilisation lors de l'ajout d'anti-mousse et pour la correction d'un convertisseur de concentration
Twenty-one member companies of the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) and nine leading environmental organizations have reached an unprecedented agreement -- the Canadian Boreal Forest Agree...
The forestry industry's current stalemate economic situation has led many companies to seek longer-term strategies that would transform their business models and improve their financial performance. O...
N.S. premier responds to Unifor's plea for Northern Pulp buildAugust 12, 2019 – Nova Scotia's premier has dismissed Unifor's…
Canfor Corporation receives buyout offer from Great PacificAugust 12, 2019 – Canfor Corporation has received an offer…
ABB names Björn Rosengren as new CEOAugust 12, 2019 – ABB has appointed Björn Rosengren, currently…
Kruger renews lease for Gatineau paper plantAugust 12, 2019 – Kruger Inc. has renewed the lease…
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