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Resolute Forest Products is investing $13 million in its Thunder Bay sawmill in order to increase production by up to 40 million board feet.

A spraying program is quadrupling to battle rising spruce budworm numbers in western Newfoundland, but Parks Canada has decided to opt out of the effort and let nature take its course within Gros Morne National Park.

Opinion: Government's policy intentions paper indicates the province spends over $20 million annually on silvicultural enhancements, but with an area of 20.3 million hectares being deemed economically suitable for harvesting, an investment of less than $1 a hectare is unimpressive.

[Richmond, BC] – Paper Excellence is pleased to announce its commitment to the Progressive Aboriginal Relations (PAR) program administrated by the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business.

KP Tissue Inc. (“KPT”) (TSX: KPT) held its Annual Meeting of shareholders today. All candidates proposed as directors were duly elected to the Board of Directors of KPT by a majority of the votes cast by shareholders present or represented by proxy at the Meeting

Madawaska, ME (June 9, 2021) – The Twin Rivers Paper Company has received FSSC 22000 Certification for Food Packaging, for its New York-based, LyonsdaleMohawk Valley, and Mill Street mills.

Thirty years ago the Government sold off much of its Crown forestry estate.

Stora Enso has decided to invest EUR 21 million to improve the competitiveness and environmental performance of the Anjala-Ingerois production sites. Stora Enso will also invest EUR 26 million in modernising the pulp production at Nymölla in Sweden.

Reference is made to the stock exchange release dated 9 October 2020 regarding a strategic review of the Tasman mill in New Zealand.

Innovative tour to showcase ABB’s cutting-edge mill solutions and vision of operational excellence for the paper mill of the future

Wexham Springs, UK – June 8, 2021 – VPK France is a subsidiary of VPK Group – a family-owned business that is now turning into an international privately-owned packaging supplier, with over 65 plants across 20 countries. 

The transport of timber and wood chips between Larvik and Norske Skog Saugbrugs in Halden has long taken place using trucks. Norske Skog is now using trains on the stretch, which will significantly reduce CO2 emissions from the transport.

Montréal, June 9, 2021 - Transcontinental Inc. (TSX: TCL.A TCL.B) announces its results for the second quarter of fiscal 2021, which ended April 25, 2021.

Vancouver, B.C. – West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. (“West Fraser” or the “Company”) (TSX and NYSE: WFG) announced today an increase in the quarterly dividend to C$0.25 per share and an increase in the Company’s authorization to purchase up to 9,582,470 of its Common shares (the “Shares”).

Mondi has signed a new €750 million 5-year revolving multicurrency credit facility agreement (‘RCF’) to refinance the existing €750 million facility that was due to mature in July 2022. It includes an option to extend the RCF by one or two years with each bank's approval.

Mondi delivered a robust performance in the first quarter of 2021, with strong demand across our packaging businesses supported by our broad range of innovative, sustainable packaging solutions, and higher average containerboard selling prices following recently implemented price increases.

MONTREALMay 13, 2021 - Supremex Inc. ("Supremex" or the "Company") (TSX: SXP), a leading North American manufacturer and marketer of envelopes and a growing provider of paper-based packaging solutions, today announced its results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2021.

Commenting on the group’s results, Sappi Chief Executive Officer Steve Binnie said: “I am pleased with the steady recovery from the ongoing challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. EBITDA continued to improve quarter-on-quarter from a low of US$26m in our third quarter of 2020 through US$98m in the previous quarter to US$112 for the current quarter, with further improvement expected for our third quarter.”

Today we announce a series of ambitious climate targets. This includes a science-based target which requires at least a 40% reduction of CO2 emissions per tonne of product by 2030, compared to 2019 levels, and a commitment to reach Net Zero* emissions by 2050.

Sustainability is top of mind for many people, but perhaps none more so than Millennials and Generation Z (Gen Z).

A recent brand refresh gave the company the opportunity to choose new packaging for their candles, soaps and home collection, matching the brand’s environmental credentials and commitment to sustainability.

Resolute is committed to managing the resources in our care with the highest respect, differentiating the company as an environmental supplier of choice.

Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia – June 1, 2021 – Port Hawkesbury Paper (PHP) has announced the successful transition of its Forest Stewardship Council (FSC®) Maritime certification to the new FSC national standard for responsible forest management in Canada.

KINGSEY FALLS, QC, June 2, 2021 - In the context of the upcoming World Environment Day, and following a year of work and consultations with stakeholders, Cascades, the 17th most sustainable company in the world according to Global 100, is pleased to launch its fourth Sustainability Action Plan, the most ambitious in its history: "Driving Positive Change".