The province of B.C. could see a decrease in allowable annual cut (AAC), along with more sawmill closures in the near future.
B.C. to cover cost of training youth to become log truck drivers
The province of B.C. will pay for up to eight youth to launch careers as professional logging truck drivers in the Okanagan region.
Resolute Forest Products and Fort William First Nation celebrate a sawmill expansion
Resolute Forest Products is increasing a planned investment in its sawmill on the Fort William First Nation. The company made the announcement Aug. 25 as it and the First Nation held an event to celebrate their longstanding partnership.
Gov. Mills says she ‘will not allow’ Skowhegan’s Sappi paper mill to close over recent dam concerns
The governor made the comments amid worry that the state would require the Shawmut Dam on the Kennebec River to be removed, which in turn would lead to the closure of the nearby Sappi Paper mill.
International Paper Announces the Record Date and Distribution Date in Connection with the Spin-off of its Printing Papers Business
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 23, 2021 -- International Paper (NYSE: IP) today announced the timing and additional details regarding the spinoff of its Printing Paper business, which will be known as Sylvamo Corporation ("Sylvamo").
Cascades Launches Innovative and Industry-Leading 100% Recycled Packaging Across Its Cascades Fluff & Tuff® Product Line
Cascades helps consumers "Go soft on the planet" by standing out through its environmental commitment with its innovative packaging that positions the Cascades Fluff & Tuff® brand as a leader in its category.
Can a paper mill solve a city's raw sewage woes? Corner Brook hopes so
A western Newfoundland city is partnering with one of its biggest private employers in the hopes of solving its raw sewage problem and finally meeting federal wastewater rules that it, and many other Canadian municipalities, haven't had the cash to comply with on their own.
NC Department of Labor investigating 'flash fire' at Canton paper mill, official confirms
CANTON, N.C. (WLOS) — A state department is investigating an incident that occurred Aug. 18 at Evergreen Packaging, also known as the Canton Paper Mill.
Tennessee Senator Impressed by Kingsport Mill Conversion Progress
United States Senator Bill Hagerty (R-Tenn.) praised Domtar’s agility and strategy in its Kingsport Mill conversion from paper production to packaging grades when he visited the site recently during an economic development tour.
Ontario Supports Indigenous-Industry Partnership in Kenogami Forest
GERALDTON — The Ontario government is securing greater Indigenous community involvement in forest management on the Kenogami Forest by issuing a forest licence to Ogwiidachiwaning Sustainable Forest Management Inc. (OSFMI), a new company whose members include local First Nations and forest industry companies.
Resolute’s human resources performance: 2020 highlights
Resolute understands that our long-term success is tied to our ability to recruit, develop and retain top-quality employees with the right skills.
Canfor Announces Reduced Operating Schedules at BC Sawmills
VANCOUVER, BC, Aug. 24, 2021 - Today Canfor Corporation (TSX: CFP) announced that it will implement reduced operating schedules at its BC sawmills, with the exception of WynnWood, starting the week of August 30.
Business set to return to former East Millinocket paper mill
EAST MILLINOCKET, Maine (AP) — The company on track to be the first tenant at the site of the shuttered East Millinocket paper mill could take in 12,000 tons of wood chips each year.
2021 is Tolko’s 65th Anniversary
Vernon, B.C. — This year marks the 65th anniversary of the founding of Tolko. Our story began in Lavington in 1956 with the Lavington Planer Mill and has grown many folds since then.
Consumers Underestimate The Great Recycling Rate Of Paper. Latest Study Reveals.
Consumers are becoming increasingly conscious of their impact on the environment, and the majority of UK consumers believe the recycling rate of paper isn’t very high.
Kadant Acquires Leading U.S. Baler Manufacturer
Quesnel’s Kandola Forest Products presents to CRD, looking for help finding stable fibre supply
The owners of Kandola Forest Products (KFP) are asking the Cariboo Regional District for help to get to the next level.
Engineers Share Four Surprising Lessons Learned from Internships
The path from college to a full-time career is not always a straight line. Students who work as interns can get an early jump on their careers by gaining relevant on-the-job experience while still in school.
Resolute Marks World Humanitarian Day
Each year on August 19, the United Nations celebrates World Humanitarian Day – a global celebration of the remarkable people dedicating their lives in service to others.
Members of N.S. forest industry form lobby group to reopen Northern Pulp mill
Some companies in Nova Scotia's forestry sector have launched a lobby group to support restarting the idle pulp mill in Pictou County.
What's next for the over 130-year-old Domtar Corp. paper mill in Port Huron?
Another paper mill, a data center or demolition could be potential outcomes for a paper mill that has been operating in Port Huron for more than 130 years.
Felix Schoeller plans expansion of Release Liner Manufacturing to North America
The global Felix Schoeller Group is announcing plans to invest in a manufacturing operation for Release Liners at their Pulaski, New York facility.