ATLANTA – Feb. 9, 2021 – WestRock Company (NYSE: WRK) today announced the signing of a definitive agreement, pursuant to which WestRock will sell its sawmill located in Summerville, South Carolina, to Interfor Corporation (TSX: IFP) for cash consideration of $59 million.
International Paper to Sell Kwidzyn Mill in Poland
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb. 12, 2021 -- International Paper (NYSE: IP) has entered into an agreement to sell the Kwidzyn pulp and paper mill and supporting operations to Mayr-Melnhof Karton AG for €670 million (approximately $812 million) in cash, subject to closing adjustments for net debt and net working capital.
Safety, Sustainability, Recycling, Top AF&PA 2021 Advocacy Priorities
WASHINGTON – The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) Board of Directors today announced advocacy priorities the association will pursue to ensure the pulp, paper, packaging, tissue and wood products industry’s continued growth and ability to create American manufacturing jobs.
J.D. Irving, Limited Confirms 5 Cases at St. Leonard, NB Sawmill, Company Working with NB Public Health
SAINT JOHN, NB: J.D. Irving, Limited is working and cooperating fully with NB Public Health regarding five (5) cases of COVID-19 identified at the company’s sawmill at St. Leonard, NB.
Canada Invests in Energy Efficiency at Kruger Product’s Gatineau Plant
OTTAWA, ON, Feb. 8, 2021 - The Government of Canada remains committed to building a clean energy future to strengthen the post-COVID-19 economy, create jobs and support the natural resource sectors.
PaperWeek Canada 2021: Domtar Paper Leaders Go Virtual
Colleagues from Domtar’s Canadian-based mills are among industry leaders presenting this week at the first-ever virtual PaperWeek Canada 2021, sharing lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic and more.
Solenis to Increase Prices on Polyacrylamide Polymers and Retention Aids in EMEA
WILMINGTON, Del. (USA) – Solenis, a leading global producer of specialty chemicals, will increase prices by up to 8 percent on all polyacrylamide polymers and retention aids across the EMEA region, effective March 1, 2021, or as customer contracts allow.
WestRock Named to FORTUNE’s List of World’s Most Admired Companies
ATLANTA, Feb. 2, 2021--WestRock (NYSE: WRK), a leading provider of differentiated paper and packaging solutions, today announced that it has been named to FORTUNE magazine's annual list of the World’s Most Admired Companies.
Cape Breton centre receives funding from provincial forestry trust
Cape Breton University's Verschuren Centre is receiving $672,000 in provincial funding in support of its bio-technology acceleration centre.
Buckman Announces Price Increases
MEMPHIS, Tenn., USA – Buckman, a privately-held global company specializing in innovative chemistry and smart solutions, announced global price increases of 8 to 25% for all product offerings. The price increases will become effective immediately.
Non-compete clause ends in March, making way for pulp mill to operate in Prince Albert
SASKATOON -- The company that owns the Prince Albert Pulp and Paper Mill assets says it plans to restart the pulp mill in summer of 2023.
Resolute set to restart Ignace sawmill
"We're going to reopen with one shift next week, and that's going to increase the on-site employment to about 25 people," said spokesman Seth Kursman yesterday.
Pinnacle Renewable Energy to be Acquired by Drax Group
Pinnacle Renewable Energy Inc., today announced that it has entered into an arrangement agreement with Drax Group plc and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Drax Canadian Holdings Inc., pursuant to which Drax will acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Pinnacle in an all-cash transaction valued at C$831 million, including the assumption of net debt and Pinnacle's non-controlling interests in its joint ventures.
Sustana Fiber Joins New Consortium to Promote Global Recycling in Self-Adhesive Label Industry “CELAB: Toward a Circular Economy for Labels”
Sustana Fiber is pleased to announce that it has joined companies from around the world in the creation of a new Consortium, CELAB: Toward a Circular Economy for Labels.
Paper Excellence reinforces commitment to restarting Prince Albert Pulp Mill by investing more than $600,000
[RICHMOND, BC] – Paper Excellence has recently invested more than $600,000 in engineering and consulting work focused on restarting the Prince Albert pulp mill.
Solenis to Increase Prices in North America for Pulp & Paper and Industrial Water
WILMINGTON, Del. (USA) – Solenis, a leading global producer of specialty chemicals, will increase prices by 3 to 15 percent on a range of polymer-based chemistries, effective immediately or as customer contracts allow.
WestRock Provides Update on Ransomware Incident
ATLANTA -- WestRock Company (NYSE: WRK) today provided the following update on its previously announced ransomware incident.
AF&PA Responds to U.S. Department of Commerce’s Preliminary Rulings in Circumvention Inquiries on Uncoated Paper
WASHINGTON – The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Heidi Brock issued the following statement regarding preliminary rulings of circumvention inquires, involving imports of uncoated paper sheeter rolls from Indonesia, Brazil and Australia on existing antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) orders.
First Nation Leaders Will Not Consent to Timiskaming Forest Plan
(New Liskeard, ON) – First Nation communities in the Timiskaming region are unanimous in their disapproval of the proposed 10-year Timiskaming Forest Management (TFM) plan.
Robot trucks to be used in NWO forests
THUNDER BAY – Robot trucks are coming to Northwestern Ontario in 2021.
Forestry Innovation Transition Trust Approves Additional Projects
The Forestry Innovation Transition Trust is helping to bring innovation to the forefront of the Nova Scotia forestry sector.
B.C. earmarks $775K for forestry training in Nanaimo
VICTORIA -- The B.C. government is funding dozens of training opportunities for people who are interested in the forestry industry on Vancouver Island this year.