The Port Tampa Bay Board of Commissioners approved an agreement with Celadon Development Corporation to lease 37 acres for the construction and operation of a paper fiber manufacturing plant.
Domtar's Kingsport mill is positioned to live another 100 years
KINGSPORT — Domtar’s Kingsport mill has been downtown since 1916, and its conversion from fine paper to container board production will keep it here for another 100 years.
Resolute workers test positive for COVID-19
THUNDER BAY – Two workers at Resolute's Thunder Bay pulp and paper mill complex have tested positive for COVID-19, the company has confirmed.
AF&PA Announces Support for the RECYCLE Act
WASHINGTON – The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Heidi Brock issued the following statement in support of U.S. Senators Rob Portman’s (R-OH) and Debbie Stabenow’s (D-MI) and Representatives David Joyce’s (R-OH) and Dean Phillips’ (D-MN) introduced legislation, the RECYCLE Act.
Lumber shortage has simple reason: Resolute
Anyone looking to build a shed or backyard deck this summer may again find themselves scrounging for wood as a lumber shortage looms for a second straight year.
Maine industry experts tell Congressional committee sustainable forest products will help revitalize local economies, mill towns
MAINE, Maine — A University of Maine forestry professor told a Congressional committee Tuesday that sustainable products are the key to reinvigorating communities whose economy once depended on the pulp and paper industry.
Duluth paper mill plan would restore at least 80 jobs
ST Paper is exploring a possible acquisition of Verso Corp.'s idled plant with an eye toward converting it to tissue production.
Pine beetles advancing quickly across Alberta, new study finds
Mountain pine beetles are advancing across Alberta and finding footholds in forests so quickly they don't have time to genetically differentiate, according to a study from the University of Alberta's biological sciences department.
Mill's dredging plans threatened Boat Harbour remediation timeline, says N.S.
Nova Scotia provided more details Wednesday about its decision to take over the cleanup of the province's biggest environmentally contaminated site, saying delays in Northern Pulp's portion of the project threatened to interfere with the $300-million remediation of Boat Harbour.
Maple Syrup Producers Share Sweet Partnership with Windsor Mill
Domtar is working to build circular economies at each of our mills. In the past several years, the Windsor Mill has gone to great lengths to close its sustainability loop and nurture the forests that support its operations and the people that live and work in the surrounding area.
Regular seasonal operation of the Cowichan Lake weir to begin in early April
[Crofton, BC] – In early April, Catalyst Crofton, a Paper Excellence company, will resume regular seasonal operation of the Cowichan Lake weir (dam) that regulates water flow out of Cowichan Lake.
TAPPI Journal Awards Two Best Research Papers for 2020
First time since award’s inception that two papers are selected for this prestigious honor
Atlantic Opens New Facility in Kansas City, MO
We are so excited to announce the opening of our new branch facility in Kansas City, MO!
The Port Alice pulp mill site is being ‘recycled’
The dormant Port Alice pulp mill, owned by bankrupt company Neucel Specialty Cellulose (which in turn is owned by Fulida Holdings, a large private Chinese textiles company) is presently under control of a court-appointed receiver, Price Waterhouse Coopers (PWC).
Nova Scotia taking over Boat Harbour cleanup from Northern Pulp
The province has taken over the dredging of Northern Pulp’s share of the toxic sludge in Boat Harbour after the company failed to submit a plan to do the work.
Green Bay Packaging starts production at recycled paper mill
US-based pulp and paper company Green Bay Packaging has announced its new recycled paper mill in Green Bay, Wisconsin, has come online.
Resolute to Hold its Annual Meeting of Stockholders on May 21, 2021
MONTREAL, March 18, 2021 - Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) will hold its virtual annual meeting of stockholders on Friday, May 21, 2021, at 9 a.m. (Eastern).
Human drivers still key to haul logs
A pilot project aiming to address a severe shortage of logging truck drivers through telemetric wizardry may lead to new jobs being created, not their elimination, the proponents say.
Market recovery spurs paper mill investments, Powell River site restarts paper machine
A recovery in global paper markets has spurred Paper Excellence to bring back online one of the paper machines at its Catalyst paper mill in Powell River, meaning a return to work for 200 people. The company plans to restart the machine around May 1.
Forest agreement to benefit First Nation, community
The Lil’wat Nation and the Village of Pemberton have planted the seeds of a community forest partnership that will help grow local jobs and economic opportunities, while enhancing stewardship of local lands.
Interfor Completes Acquisition of South Carolina Sawmill
BURNABY, British Columbia, March 13, 2021 -- INTERFOR CORPORATION (“Interfor” or the “Company”) (TSX: IFP) announced today that it has completed the previously announced transaction to acquire WestRock Company’s (NYSE: WRK) sawmill located in Summerville, South Carolina.
Union local president comments on mill startup in Powell River
Startup of the mill in Powell River is a relief for a majority of Unifor Local 76 members, according to the local's president Bill Spence.