December 17, 2019 - HALIFAX - Unifor is deeply concerned about the high likelihood of widespread job loss across rural Nova Scotia following the Minister of Environment’s request for yet another series of studies on the Northern Pulp effluent treatment facility (ETF) project leading up to the Boat Harbour deadline.
Vancouver, BC, Canada — Canfor Corporation (TSX:CFP) (“Canfor”) has agreed with Great Pacific Capital Corp. (“Great Pacific”) and 1227738 B.C. Ltd. (the “Purchaser”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Great Pacific, to terminate the previously announced arrangement agreement dated October 28, 2019 (the “Arrangement Agreement”) with respect to the proposed plan of arrangement (the “Arrangement”) of Canfor.
Kemira is investing USD 20 million at its Eastover, South Carolina site to increase available sodium chlorate capacity. Sodium chlorate is the main component used in the production of chlorine dioxide (ClO2), which is produced on-site at pulp mills and is the primary bleaching agent for Kraft pulp in the pulp and paper industry.
New-Indy Containerboard, a manufacturer and supplier of recycled containerboard for the corrugated box industry, plans to invest $240 million to establish operations at a recently-acquired pulp and paper mill facility in Catawba, South Carolina.
Fortress Global Enterprises Inc. announces that its senior secured lenders have filed an application with the Superior Court of Québec today to commence restructuring proceedings in respect of the Company and certain of its material subsidiaries under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act. Deloitte Restructuring Inc. is proposed to be appointed as monitor.
WASHINGTON – American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Heidi Brock issued the following statement regarding continuing negotiations to ratify the U.S. – Mexico – Canada trade agreement:
The catchy subtitle, “20 years of research shows marine ecosystem can handle Northern Pulp waste,” on Jim Williams' Dec. 7 opinion piece oversimplified his statements concerning the effluent from Boat Harbour.