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Kadant Inc. has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Carmanah Design and Manufacturing Inc. for Canadian dollars (CAD) 54 million in cash, or approximately USD 52 million, subject to a post-closing adjustment. Carmanah is a…
Canfor Corporation (TSX: CFP) has announced that it will permanently close its sawmill located in Quesnel, British Columbia. The Company anticipates that the closure will occur in March, 2014. Canfor’s 209 Quesnel-based employees will be offered positions elsewhere in the…
A byproduct of the manufacture of pulp using the sulfite process for making paper, sodium lignosulfonate, can be used to immobilize and soak up toxic chromium compounds from soil and water, according to research published in the International Journal of…
Fortress Paper Ltd. ("Fortress Paper" or the "Company") (TSX:FTP) announces that it has completed its initial strategic assessment and testing of alternatives for the Fortress Specialty Cellulose Mill ("FSC Mill") and has determined that the best possible strategy is to…
Fortress Paper may return its specialty cellulose mill in Quebec to producing pulp for paper as prices for dissolving pulp – largely used by the Chinese textile industry to make rayon for clothes – continue to fall. The plant in…
The City of Alberni's purchase of Catalyst's wastewater treatment facility and additional lands completed as scheduled on September 30th, 2013 in accordance with the formal agreements endorsed by Council for the City and Catalyst. To mark the successful close of…
The University of British Columbia’s Pulp and Paper Centre (PPC) has received $2.7 million to reduce energy and greenhouse gas emissions of one of B.C.’s largest industries by 50 per cent before 2020. The grant, funded by the Natural Sciences…
Cascades revealed its three-year plan, which provides the framework for the company's efforts in respect of sustainable development for 2013-2015. The document, diligently developed by a steering committee and based on consultations with Cascades' stakeholders, comprises nine issues, each of…
Tembec has announced that it has secured additional financing in the amount of $27.8 million to fund a portion of the Temiscaming, Québec, specialty cellulose Cogen project (“Project”). In particular, Tembec has entered into an additional loan in the amount…
Resolute Forest Products Inc. has announced that its Opitciwan joint-venture sawmill located in Quebec has been awarded the Aboriginal Forest Products Business Leadership Award by the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) and the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB).…
Kemira has signed an agreement to acquire Soto Industries Inc, a privately owned company, headquartered in Vancouver, Canada. Soto is a specialty chemicals and services supplier to the pulp and paper industry. Soto supplies a broad range of specialty chemicals…
It is so easy to take our vast natural resources for granted. At Canfor we appreciate National Forest Week — Sept. 22 to 28 — because it gives us a chance to pause and reflect on the many benefits we…
The parent company of Hinton's pulp mill and sawmill reported increased earnings of $85 million for the second quarter of 2013 compared to last year. West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. (TSX:WFT) released its second quarter results over the summer, reporting…
Domtar will be joining businesses and individuals around the globe to participate in the Rainforest Alliance's third annual Follow the Frog Week that kicks off today, September 16, and runs through September 22. Follow the Frog Week is a campaign…
Cascades Inc., a leader in recovery and the production of green packaging and tissue products, will celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2014, and will highlight the occasion by opening a new footbridge over the Nicolet River in the community of…