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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…
FM Global, one of the world’s largest business property insurers, has released a new research report, Flirting with Natural Disasters: Why Companies Risk It All that examines why some companies prepare for the risk of natural disasters while others seemingly…
Ahlstrom, a global leader in nonwowens and specialty papers, today announces the completion of an investment to increase the speed of an off-line coater at its Jacareì plant in Brazil. The higher speed of the coater will markedly increase the…
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…
KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE: KS) ("KapStone") announced that they have ranked 5th on Fortune's annual list of the 100 Fastest-Growing Companies. The ranking, from the September 6, 2010 issue of Fortune, is based on revenue growth rate, EPS…
Thursday, 19 August 2010 09:39

Mackenzie pulp mill open for business

Paper Excellence B.V. celebrated the official re-opening of the Mackenzie Pulp Mill in Mackenzie, B.C. on Aug. 17. More than 220 workers have been brought back to work to support the re-opening of the mill and an estimated 500 spin-off…
Verso Paper Corp. has announced the launch of its mobile website to provide easy access to Verso information for customers and the financial community. The mobile version of www.versopaper.com features a simple and efficient user interface that provides quick access…
NewPage Corporation today launched OptiLabel HB, a 54 lb high performance general purpose label paper for North American and International pressure sensitive markets.With a history based in manufacturing papers for the pressure sensitive market, the product development team at NewPage…
Thursday, 12 August 2010 08:52

North American Wood Fiber Review

Attached please find a sample copy of the North American Wood Fiber Review (NAWFR), which we believe you will find helpful in your analysis of relevant developments within the forest industry in North America.The NAWFR has tracked wood fiber markets…
Imerys announces the signing of an agreement with the Brazilian group Vale to acquire its 86.2% stake in the Brazilian company Pará Pigmentos S.A. (PPSA), as well as mining rights in Pará State for a total price of approximately USD…
NewPage Corporation, the largest coated paper manufacturer in North America, announced today it has been honored by the HP Indigo Preferred Media partner program with a two-year extension of its preferred partner status. NewPage has now earned this status partner…
A public auction will be held September 29, 2010, by LiquiTec Industries, in association with Can-Am Machinery, to sell the assets from Sappi's permanently closed coated paper mill in Muskegon, Michigan. Equipment from the Muskegon pulp mill, paper mill, and…
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…