June 12, 2020 - The Honourable Gerry Byrne, Minister of Fisheries and Land Resources, today announced $9.6 million in funding to create jobs and develop forest sector products and markets.
The B.C. minister of forests, lands, natural resources operations and rural development is expressing his sadness of the announcement that the Mackenzie Pulp Mill will be curtailed at the end of this month.
Mississauga (ON), June 4, 2020 – 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, as follows:
The Sofidel America plants in Circleville, Ohio, and Haines City, Florida, obtained the BRC (British Retail Consortium) “Consumer Product Standard for Household & Personal Care Products” certification, a standard that certifies that business processes take into account product safety, legality and quality requirements and the company’s ability to deliver safe and quality products to final consumers.
(Toronto, ON. June 4, 2020) - This World Environment Day (June 5th), Forests Ontario celebrates the first anniversary of receiving federal funding for their 50 Million Tree Program (50 MTP). They report that their 2020 planting season ended just 10 per cent under target, despite COVID-19 related challenges.
WASHINGTON – American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Heidi Brock issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) announcement of a proposed rulemaking (EPA-HQ-OAR-2020-00044) on how EPA considers benefits and costs in designing regulations under the Clean Air Act.
After nearly two years of planning and construction, Windsor Mill’s newly reconfigured woodroom is now one of the largest and most modern in North America. The woodroom upgrade allows the mill to increase productivity while reducing fiber loss between the forest and the mill.
WILMINGTON, Del. (USA) – Effective June 1, 2020, Solenis LLC closed on its previously announced acquisition of the paper business of ChemSystems, a division of AECI Ltd.Headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa, ChemSystems is a leading producer and supplier of specialized chemical solutions for water-intensive industries, including the pulp, paper and tissue manufacturing industries in Sub-Saharan Africa.