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Convergence Training, a leading producer of industrial training products and operational efficiency tools, announced today the addition of 30 new titles to their pulp & paper training course catalog. The computer-based courses, which include titles such as "Tissue Making Basics"…
The Harmac pulp mill has begun feeding power from its new $45-million electrical generation plant to B.C. Hydro, creating a second major revenue source to the Nanaimo mill for the first time in its more than 50-year history. The project…
Catalyst Paper has announced, the appointment of Joe Nemeth as President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Nemeth is an experienced pulp and paper industry executive bringing 30 years of background to his new role at Catalyst. His appointment is effective…
Four Cascades plants: Tissue Group – Candiac, Boxboard– Jonquière, Norampac – Cabano and the facilities in Kingsey Falls (recognized as one site) are now members of Hydro-Québec's EcoElectric network. The network is made up of a group of major corporations…
Domtar Corporation has announced the closing of the previously announced sale of its Ariva business in the United States. The purchaser is privately-held Central National-Gottesman Inc., and the business will be integrated into Lindenmeyr Munroe, a division of Central National-Gottesman.…
Cascades Inc (CAS:TSX), a leader in the recovery and manufacturing of green packaging and tissue paper products, is pleased to announce that Greenpac Mill LLC (Greenpac), manufactured its first roll of lightweight linerboard yesterday at its new ultra-modern containerboard mill.…
Catalyst Paper (TSX:CYT) reported a net loss of $28.0 million ($1.93 per common share) for the second quarter of 2013, a period heavily impacted by maintenance downtime. Before specific items, the net loss was $18.1 million. Specific items in Q2…
Domtar Corporation has announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell its Ariva business in the United States to privately-held Central National-Gottesman Inc. The business will be integrated into Lindenmeyr Munroe ("Lindenmeyr"), a division of Central National-Gottesman, and…
Mercer International Inc. has announced that, after conducting a comprehensive assessment, its Celgar mill intends to reduce its workforce in order to improve its competitiveness with other pulp producers. The planned reduction will affect both hourly and salaried employees. The…
Monday, 08 July 2013 09:30

MLA says Kootenay jobs at risk

A secret 10-year deal signed by forest minister Steve Thomson could have significant implications on B.C.’s pulp mills, including Celgar, says New Democrat MLA Katrine Conroy. “We know that mills are having to pay more to get fiber, and we…
Cascades Inc. (TSX: CAS), a leader in the recovery and manufacturing of green packaging and tissue paper products, announces that it now owns 217,474,385 common shares of Reno De Medici S.p.A. (“Reno”) or 57.6% of the outstanding common shares. “With…
Fortress Paper Ltd. wishes to provide an update on its operations at its Fortress Specialty Cellulose Mill in Thurso, Quebec. During the second quarter, the turbine component of the cogeneration project was successfully synchronized to the power grid on more…
Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) has released its 2012 Sustainable Growth Report, providing a Year-1 update on its 2020 sustainable business roadmap. Progress is being tracked through a framework of 35 key performance indicators that cover the range of…
A seminal decision from Canada’s top court has shot down a Maritime employer’s bid to impose a random drug and alcohol testing policy on its workers. The decision, which came down from the Supreme Court of Canada on June 14,…
Catalyst Paper Corporation has announced changes to its Board of Directors with the appointment of Jill Leversage and the resignation of Giorgio Caputo. "I would like to welcome Ms. Leversage who brings extensive financial and industry experience to the board,"…
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