Earlier this year, a First Nation, TLA contractor and pulp and paper producer teamed up to create what may well become a prime example and inspiration for future responsible forest land management, where fibre waste and slash pile burning is minimized, while creating sustainable employment opportunities and increased economic prosperity for all involved.
Canada Invests in Improving Energy Efficiency at Quebec Paper Plant
August 12, 2021 - Crabtree, Quebec - Improvements in energy efficiency are critical to reaching net-zero emissions by 2050.
Innovation in an Aging Industry
The pulp and paper industry is not known for its cutting-edge technology or pushing the frontiers of innovation. In fact, little has changed in the 150 years since wood pulp was first used to make paper at the Smith Paper Company.
AF&PA Applauds the Senate for Passing Bipartisan Infrastructure Package
WASHINGTON – The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Heidi Brock issued the following statement in response to Senate passage of the bipartisan infrastructure package.
Cascades Sonoco Birmingham Now SQF Certified
Resolute celebrates International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
Today, August 9, is International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, and at Resolute, we are marking the occasion by reiterating our commitment to nurturing constructive working relationships with Indigenous peoples.
Maine forest industry group rolls out strategies to grow workforce
A coalition of Maine forest industry members has mapped out new strategies to grow the sector's workforce, including targeting potential employees from high schools and out of state, improving marketing, and using the existing workforce to expand learning opportunities.
New York Times Misses the Point on Paper Recycling
A recent article in The New York Times, (“Maine Will Make Companies Pay for Recycling. Here’s How It Works.” 7/21/21) explored Maine’s dramatic new recycling law. But it also missed the point on paper recycling.
Gov. Edwards Announces Interfor to Invest $8 Million to Restart DeQuincy Sawmill
Gov. John Bel Edwards and Interfor Corporation announced that the wood products company plans to invest up to $8 million to revive the idled Georgia Pacific sawmill near DeQuincy.
Sonoco Implementing Price Increase for Uncoated Recycled Paperboard
International Paper Announces Spinoff Name, Board of Directors
Sylvamo™, The World's Paper Company, will have a nine-member board of directors
Wrong to stop old-growth logging
The forestry issue has been a flashpoint issue in British Columbia for decades and the War in the Woods has been heating up with recent blockades around Port Renfrew.
Resolute Enhances Reputation as Supplier of Choice in Forest Products Industry
Resolute is strengthening its commitment to product stewardship and customer service, further enhancing the company’s reputation as the environmental supplier of choice in the forest products industry.
Mercer International Inc. receives bankruptcy court sales order approval to acquire a CLT facility
NEW YORK, NY, August 3, 2021 - Mercer International Inc. (Nasdaq: MERC). The Company is pleased to announce that today it received approval from the applicable Bankruptcy Court for a sales Order approving the acquisition by its wholly-owned subsidiary of a state-of-the-art CLT manufacturing facility located at Spokane, Washington (the “Facility”) for a price of $50 million, subject to customary adjustments. The closing of the sale is scheduled to occur shortly.
Amcor to partner with Michigan State University to power innovation and talent in packaging sustainability
Amcor (NYSE: AMCR; ASX: AMC) and Michigan State University’s (MSU) School of Packaging today announced a new partnership, reflecting the parties’ shared commitment towards future talent, greater innovation and responsible packaging.
Graphic Packaging Holding Company Publishes 2020 ESG Report and Launches Enhanced ESG Website
ATLANTA, Aug. 5, 2021 -- Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE: GPK), (the "Company" or "Graphic Packaging"), announced today that it has published its 2020 Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report and launched a new ESG website that is interactive and designed for real-time dissemination of information.
International Paper Completes the Sale of Its Kwidzyn Mill in Poland
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 6, 2021 -- International Paper (NYSE: IP) today announced that it completed the previously disclosed sale of its Kwidzyn pulp and paper mill and supporting operations to Mayr-Melnhof Group.
Chester Grant lumber mill badly damaged in fire
Dozens of firefighters battled a large blaze with the help of rain Monday at Millett Lumber in Chester Grant, N.S.
Thiele Kaolin Company Enters into Agreement with Imerys Performance Minerals to Acquire Certain Kaolin Clay Assets in North America
Sandersville, GA, USA (July 27, 2021): Thiele Kaolin Company and Imerys Performance Minerals jointly announce that they have entered into an agreement of sale, through which Thiele will acquire certain Imerys kaolin assets that primarily support the paper and board industry.
Georgia-Pacific Expands Manufacturing of Curbside Recyclable Paper Padded Mailers for E-Commerce
New facilities in Georgia and Pennsylvania to meet demand for a more sustainable e-commerce packaging option
Liberal, NDP, Tory leaders all oppose government funding for Northern Pulp
The company has not said how it would finance its proposed $350M reopening plan