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Domtar Corporation has announced the election of Domenic Pilla to its Board of Directors. Mr. Pilla currently serves as President of Shoppers Drug Mart, Canada's leading pharmacy and beauty retailer, with sales of over $11 billion, and more than 52,000…
Catalyst Paper (TSX:CYT) have announced the temporary curtailment of one of three paper machines at its Powell River mill, removing capacity of 6,500 tonnes of specialty paper grades from the market. This curtailment reflects Catalyst's strategy to match production with…
Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) accepted the Environmental Strategy of the Year Award and the Innovative Printing and Writing Campaign of the Year Award at the Pulp and Paper International (PPI) Awards 2014 held on October 8 in Boston,…
Canfor Corporation (TSX:CFP) is pleased to announce the purchase of the operating assets of Southern Lumber Company, Inc. The acquisition includes a sawmill located in Hermanville, Mississippi which is a large log southern yellow pine dimension mill manufacturing predominately long,…
The Tla'amin First Nation and City of Powell River have completed the transaction to purchase Catalyst Paper Corporation's interest in the PRSC Limited Partnership, a unique joint venture that was established by the three parties in 2006 to sell and…
Widest range of FSC® certified, sustainable North American papers on the market Domtar Corporation has announced that it has sold its five millionth ton of Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) certified uncoated fine paper, a first for the North American market.…
Resolute Forest Products Inc. has announced the permanent closure of its Laurentide paper mill in Shawinigan, Quebec. The restart of a competitor's mill at the end of 2012, the high cost of fiber, as well as higher transportation and fuel…
Catalyst Paper (TSX:CYT) has announced that the Ministry of Energy and Mines and BC Hydro have introduced a new energy efficiency program aimed at reducing the power costs of mechanical pulp producers. The Power Smart program provided an injection of…
Canfor Corporation (TSX:CFP) is pleased to announce the purchase of the operating assets of Balfour Lumber Company and Beadles Lumber Company. The transaction includes two sawmills located in Thomasville and Moultrie, Georgia in an area with a high quality and…
Cascades Inc. (TSX: CAS) has announced that it will cease its Kraft paper manufacturing activities in the East Angus (Québec) plant because of unfavourable market conditions and the failure of discussions concerning the plant's transfer and turnaround. Close to 175…
Millar Western Forest Products Ltd. has awarded Pöyry with the assignment for EPCM (Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management) services for an anaerobic bioenergy project at its Whitecourt pulp mill in Alberta, Canada. The project involves integration of anaerobic hybrid digesters…
Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) is honored to have had 11 facilities recognized for safety performance excellence at the Pulp and Paper Safety Association's (PPSA) annual awards ceremony. The prizes were handed out during the PPSA's annual conference held…
Catalyst Paper Corporation have announced the appointment of Pierre A. Raymond as an independent director of the company, effective immediately. Leslie T. Lederer, Chairman of the Board said, "I am pleased to welcome Mr. Raymond to our Board of Directors.…
Resolute Forest Products Inc. has announced the launch of a new research and development joint venture, Performance BioFilaments Inc. Jointly owned with Mercer International Inc., Performance BioFilaments will work to develop commercial applications for cellulose filaments, a new source of…
Catalyst Paper (TSX:CYT) is pleased to accept - on behalf of its 1,600 employees - the honour of being named one of Corporate Knights' Best 50 Canadian Corporate Citizens for the eighth year running. Corporate Knights, an award-winning quarterly publication…
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