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Wednesday, 01 September 2010 07:33

St Marys Paper Corp. Plan for Restart

St Marys Paper Corp. has engaged Dennis Bunnell as Chairman of the Board and CEO to head up the plans to restart production at the St Marys Paper mill in Sault Ste Marie, Ontario. St Marys Paper Corp. curtailed production…
The employee group considering the purchase of the shuttered Pine Falls newsprint mill has told the mill's owner, Tembec, that the deal is off. The group concluded it could not make a viable business case for the purchase. According to…
The Government of Canada will pay AbitibiBowater $130 million in compensation for the expropriation of the company's assets in Newfoundland and Labrador, considering that amount fair market value for the newsprint mill, water and timber rights, power plants and hydro…
Thursday, 26 August 2010 09:00

St. Marys Paper proposes autumn restart

St. Marys Paper Corp. has engaged Dennis Bunnell as chairman of the board and CEO to head up the plans to restart production at the St. Marys Paper mill in Sault Ste. Marie, Ont. The mill ceased production of groundwood…
AbitibiBowater today announced a formal settlement agreement with the Government of Canada with regards to its assets and rights in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, expropriated by the provincial government under Bill 75 in December 2008. The Government of Canada will…
Tembec has indicated its full support for an energy conservation program announced earlier today by Ontario Energy and Infrastructure Minister Brad Duguid. The Company believes this program will encourage energy management practices that will have both a positive environmental impact…
Kadant Canada Corp., a subsidiary of Kadant Inc., has completed the acquisition of Filtration Fibrewall Inc., a Canada-based supplier of pressure screen baskets and a dewatering equipment product line from a related company. The dewatering equipment, which includes twin wire…
Monday, 09 August 2010 13:00

Weavexx upgrades N.S. production facility

Xerium Technologies will be upgrading equipment at its Weavexx forming fabrics facility in Kentville, N.S. To support the company, the province, through Nova Scotia Business Inc., is providing a five-year payroll rebate up to a maximum of $500,000."As a global…
The Government of Canada has launched a $100-million Investments in Forest Industry Transformation (IFIT) program to help expand opportunities for Canada's forestry sector through the development of innovative projects and technologies. Stockwell Day, president of the Treasury Board, Minister for…
Recent references in media coverage of $300 million of investment related to ratification of new collective agreement in Temiscaming, Quebec inaccurate and misleading Tembec today issued a statement to clarify inaccurate information contained in newspaper articles related to the ratification…
The Mackenzie pulp mill in British Columbia has been acquired by Paper Excellence B.V., for an undisclosed sum. The transaction secures the future of the mill which is expected to resume production of high quality NBSK pulp in the fall.…
Abitibi Consolidated Company of Canada, as the owner and operator of a paper mill in Fort Frances, Ontario, was fined $125,000 for a violation of the Occupational Health and Safety Act that caused injuries to two workers and a student.…
AbitibiBowater could emerge from bankruptcy protection in October if creditors vote in August to approve the newsprint producer's restructuring plan, the Canadian Press reports. The Montreal-based company has been under court protection in Canada and the United States since April…
Catalyst Paper has announced that it is permanently closing its Elk Falls paper mill near Campbell River, British Columbia in September. This facility has been indefinitely curtailed since February 2009.“Today’s news is a disappointing outcome for mill employees and families,…
The approval of Terrace Bay Pulp's repayment plan moves the idled Ontario pulp mill one step closer to resuming production this summer. According to the Chronicle Journal newspaper, 165 of 168 voted in favour of the plan, which represents $35…