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Domtar Corporation has announced the appointment of Michael D. Garcia to the position of President of Domtar Pulp and Paper, effective May 1, 2014. In this capacity, Mr. Garcia will oversee the operations of North America's largest producer of uncoated…
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J.D. Irving, Limited (JDI) has announced that it will invest $16.8 million in northern New Brunswick, creating 45 new jobs and 9 construction-related jobs. The investments are being made in the forests JDI owns in NB as well as in…
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Grades use up to 50% less fiber as well as less energy and fewer chemicals Resolute Forest Products Inc. continues to expand its Align™ brand of environmentally responsible and budget-friendly papers by adding two more superbrite grades, Hybrid and Alternative,…
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Resolute Forest Products Inc. has confirmed the signature of a framework agreement with the Quebec government and explained the measures found in the agreement. The agreement includes measures for renewal of water power leases for certain generating stations in Quebec's…
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Irving Pulp & Paper will invest $450 million in a two-phased modernization program of the west side pulp mill. It is the largest investment in a pulp mill in Canada since 1993. The project will generate 1.2 million in person…
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Tembec Inc. (“Tembec”) have announced that it has closed the sale of its pulp mill and related assets (“Mill”) located in Chetwynd, British Columbia to Paper Excellence Canada Holdings Corporation (“Paper Excellence”) for a nominal amount. The Mill had been…
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Catalyst Paper (TSX:CYT) recorded adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) of $19.1 million in Q4 versus $16.4 million in Q3, despite higher production costs related to an annual maintenance shut at the Crofton pulp mill. As well…
Monday, 03 March 2014 12:30

Canfor Sells Quebec Mill

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Canfor Corporation has announced that it has entered into a letter of intent with Groupe Lebel Inc. to sell the Daaquam sawmill located in Saint-Just-de-Bretenières, Quebec.  The transaction is expected to close at the end of March, 2014 and is…
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Cascades Fine Papers Group is pleased to introduce improvements to its Rolland Opaque and Rolland Hitech papers. Rather than their former blue-white shade, these papers are fresher with a pure white shade. Manufactured at the Rolland mill, they have a…
Tuesday, 07 January 2014 10:00

From pulp and paper to liquid natural gas

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A former pulp mill near Squamish on the North West shores of Howe Sound may get a chance at a second life as a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) processing and export facility, now that the National Energy Board has approved…
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Gerry Byrne says his sources are reliable, although two provincial cabinet ministers say the MP’s public statements regarding the loan offer extended to Corner Brook Pulp and Paper are ill-informed. The Corner Brook Pulp and Paper mill is seen in…
Wednesday, 18 December 2013 12:00

Pulp mill faces another roadblock

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It may have found new rails, but the Prince Albert Pulp Mill is still on track. “We are making a very strong statement that we expect to have that mill up and running within 18 months,” said Dale Paterson, Paper…
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Cascades, North America’s fourth largest producer of towel and tissue paper, today announced that the company has been awarded “Environmental Strategy of the Year” by Pulp & Paper International at the 2013 PPI Awards in Dubai. In addition, the Cascades®…
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Catalyst Paper has announced that Tom Crowley is no longer with the company and a search will begin immediately for a new leader of the Sales and Marketing function. "We are continuing to align the organization structure with our focus…
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Domtar Corporation has announced the signing by its wholly-owned subsidiary, Domtar Inc., of a Definitive Agreement of Purchase and Sale with Ottawa-based developer Windmill Development Group Ltd. for the proposed sale of the former Domtar paper mill site in Ottawa,…
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