When Chuck Daniels explains working forests to a 6th grader, he tells them they're full of life. He also says we depend on the forests, and the forests depend on us.
Domtar to Restart Paper Machine at Ashdown, Arkansas, Mill to Meet Customer Demand
FORT MILL, S.C.–Jul. 15, 2021–
Paper Excellence proposes a complete transformation of Nova Scotia kraft pulp mill
Northern Pulp to become a best-in-class operation and one of the world's cleanest, most environmentally focused, and community-based mills.
Resolute Leadership Visits Sawmills To Discuss Planned Investment
Remi G. Lalonde, president and chief executive officer, and Hugues Simon, president, Wood Products, recently visited Resolute’s Senneterre and Comtois sawmills in the Abitibi and Nord-du-Québec regions where they met employees and discussed the US$22 million capital investment planned for Senneterre.
Twenty-nine new forest fires detected in Northwest Region
THUNDER BAY – Twenty-nine new forest fires were discovered in the Northwest Region by late afternoon on Wednesday. There are currently 97 fires active in the region.
Platinum Equity to Acquire Water Treatment Company Solenis for $5.25 Billion
Solenis to Merge with Sigura, Creating Diversified Leader in Sustainable Solutions
Setting the record straight on New Brunswick’s Large Industrial Renewable Energy Purchase Program
Recent media reports by CBC and others concerning the provincial Large Industrial Renewable Energy Purchase Program are flawed.
PulPac and HS Manufacturing Group cooperates in sustainable Dry Molded Fiber barrier technologies
PulPac’s “Dry Molded Fiber” is a patented manufacturing technology for the circular economy – using renewable pulp and cellulose resources to produce low cost, high performance, fiber-based packaging, and single-use products.
Paper Excellence Receives $1.95 Billion of Financing Commitments and Reaffirms Domtar Closing Date
(All financial information is in U.S. Dollars)
RICHMOND, British Columbia--Paper Excellence, a global diversified manufacturer of pulp and specialty, printing, writing, and packaging papers, today announced that Paper Excellence and its subsidiaries (“Paper Excellence”) have received a debt commitment letter from leading financial institutions for the commitment of an aggregate of $1.95 billion of financing.
Valmet and Neles to merge creating a leading company with a unique offering for process industries globally
Valmet Oyj (“Valmet”) and Neles Corporation (“Neles”) announce that their respective Boards of Directors have today signed a combination agreement (the “Combination Agreement”) and a merger plan to combine the two companies through a merger (the “Combined Company”).
Tla’amin Nation and Western Forest Products Announce Renewal Agreement and Joint Planning Project
July 6, 2021 – Powell River, British Columbia – Tla’amin Nation (“Tla’amin”) and Western Forest Products Inc. (“Western”) today announced the signing of the Renewal Agreement (“Agreement”) which builds upon their current 2019 Memorandum of Understanding.
Paper Excellence donates 9,000 tree seedlings to James Smith Cree Nation
[Prince Albert, SK] – Paper Excellence announced today that it recently donated 9,000 jack pine seedlings to the James Smith Cree Nation. James Smith Cree Nation is located on Treaty 6 territory, approximately 60 kilometres east of Prince Albert.
Resolute to Host Management Call to Discuss Second Quarter 2021 Results
MONTRÉAL, July 8, 2021 - Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) expects to announce its second quarter financial results on July 29, 2021, at 7:00 a.m. (ET), and to hold a conference call to discuss the results at 9:00 a.m. (ET).
B.C. Wildfires 2021: More than 200 blazes burning as B.C. Wildfire Service says risk is high to extreme
There are now 15 wildfires classified as highly visible or potentially threatening
Northwest B.C. Fibre Supporting Coastal Pulp Sector
TERRACE, B.C.—The forest industry in B.C.’s northwest is working together to use more waste wood from logging operations and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Resolute-LP – Larouche engineered wood facility wins the Equipment-Based Innovation Safety Award
Our Resolute-LP – Larouche (Quebec) engineered wood facility won the equipment-based innovation in safety award at the APA – The Engineered Wood Association’s 2020 Safety and Health Awards.
On the path to net zero, Canada must grow a circular bioeconomy
Bathroom sinks made of wood fibre, energy derived from garbage, skyscrapers built of cross-laminated timber, and carbon fibre that is used in Formula 1 cars are all examples of bioproducts that are helping us replace the use of fossil fuels in our everyday lives.
Pictou County municipal leaders get first glimpse of Northern Pulp proposal
Paper Excellence’s new proposal for restarting Northern Pulp hasn’t been released publicly yet but is already raising some concerns among some of the municipal leaders who have seen it.
Province Continues to Invest In Ecological Forestry, Skilled Forestry Workers
The province is investing $5.4 million to help keep skilled Nova Scotians working in the woods while supporting the shift to ecological forestry.
More than 60 forest fires burning in northwest as of Monday
Lightning was the cause of several forest fires reported in the northwest over the course of about the last week, the province's Aviation, Forest Fire and Emergency Services (AFFES) agency said.
Higgs government boosts payments to pulp and paper mills under energy buy-back program
The Higgs government has quietly increased subsidies to major pulp and paper mills in the province through a renewable energy buy-back program with NB Power.
Neenah, Inc. announces closure of Appleton paper mill facility
APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – Neenah, Inc. announced on Friday it will be making several changes to its business, one of which includes closing its Appleton facility, which produces transportation filtration products, by the end of the third quarter of 2021 in approximately 60 days.