Vancouver, B.C. - West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. ("West Fraser" or the "Company") (TSX and NYSE: WFG) announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the Angelina Forest Products lumber mill located in Lufkin, Texas for approximately $300 million, subject to certain post-closing adjustments.
National Forest Products Week Shines a Spotlight on People in the Forest Products Industry
This is the 61st anniversary of the week-long celebration from October 17-23
Roseburg completes purchase of 30,000 acres of Southern U.S. Timberland
Springfield, Ore. – Roseburg announced today that it has completed the purchase of approximately 30,000 acres of timberland in the southern United States from Forest Investment Associates (FIA).
Celebrating National Waste Reduction Week's 20th Anniversary
This October is the 20th anniversary of National Waste Reduction Week, a time used to celebrate the collective efforts of Canadians to protect the environment and work towards a sustainable future. We invite you to join us as we reflect on just a few of the ways our companies have strived to operate on a reduce, reuse, and recycle mentality.
Sonoco Announces Price Increase for Paperboard Tubes and Cores
Graphic Packaging Holding Company Announces Receipt of All Required Regulatory Approvals for Pending Acquisition with AR Packaging
ATLANTA, Oct. 13, 2021 -- Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE: GPK), ("Graphic Packaging"), a leading provider of sustainable fiber-based packaging solutions for a wide variety of products to food, beverage, foodservice, and other consumer products companies, today announced that all required regulatory approvals to complete the proposed acquisition of AR Packaging Group AB have now been received.
Resolute employees plant a tree to honor residential school survivors
On September 30, people across Canada observed the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, reflecting on the ongoing harms to Indigenous communities resulting from the residential school system.
Greif, Inc. Announces a $60 Per Ton Price Increase on All Uncoated Recycled Paperboard (URB) Grades and a minimum 7% Increase on Tube and Core and Protective Packaging Products
DELAWARE, Ohio, October 12, 2021 -- Greif, Inc. (NYSE: GEF, GEF.B), a global leader in industrial packaging products and services, announced today that it is implementing a $60 per ton price increase for all grades of uncoated recycled paperboard (URB) and a minimum 7.0 percent increase on all tube and core and protective packaging products.
Resolute to Host Management Call to Discuss Third Quarter 2021 Results
MONTREAL, Oct. 14, 2021 - Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) expects to announce its third quarter financial results on November 4, 2021, at 7:00 a.m. (ET), and to hold a conference call to discuss the results at 9:00 a.m. (ET).
Canada's first wheat straw facility consulting with producers
Construction has not yet begun on Canada's first wheat straw pulping facility, which is to be built on the west side of Regina starting in 2022.
Forestry company filling skills gap, labour shortage through international recruitment
EACOM Timber Corp. is addressing the employment issue in the north through international recruitment.
Domtar Encourages Young Professionals to Seek Manufacturing Jobs
The annual celebration of Manufacturing Day in October has heightened importance this year as companies look to fill thousands of manufacturing jobs.
Rayonier Advanced Materials Announces Cellulose Specialties Price Increase
Judge grants temporary injunction at Fairy Creek, citing economic harm to logging company
A B.C. Court of Appeal judge has granted a temporary injunction at a logging site on southern Vancouver Island, where protesters, police and loggers have been at odds for more than a year.
DEC fines Cascades Containerboard $375,000 for stench from Niagara Falls paper mill
A Niagara Falls paper mill subject to multiple complaints of foul odors was punished Thursday with a $375,000 fine and state-mandated plant improvements that will cost the plant's owners an estimated $2 million.
Pregis acquires paper converter Danco to further strengthen commitment to sustainability objectives
Pregis, a leading global manufacturer of protective and flexible packaging solutions, has acquired Danco Converting, Carol Stream, Illinois, from its privately-held owners.
New Focus Report Series from WRI and O'Kelly Acumen – 2021
Wood Resources International and O'Kelly Acumen have launched the “Focus Report Series” to provide quick and digestible insights into the most significant topics shaping today's global forest industries.
A possible lawsuit and a new effluent plan: the Northern Pulp file meets a new government
Northern Pulp’s court appointed monitor predicts a “lengthy” and “costly” lawsuit if the province doesn’t soon begin negotiating its alleged liability over the Boat Harbour effluent treatment plant’s closure.
More Than 810 Companies Have Removed Misleading Anti-Paper Statements in Response to Two Sides Global Anti-Greenwash Campaign
Since 2010, the Two Sides campaign has successfully influenced the change or removal of misleading environmental claims by more than 810 organizations globally, 149 of them in the United States and Canada, including many of the world’s largest corporations.
Quebec trucker designs a hybrid forestry truck that consumes up to 15% less fuel
Larry Bolduc has been a truck driver for more than 25 years and is now the head of the family business Transport Raoul Bolduc in Girardville, Que., in the Saguenay/Lac-St-Jean region.
16 Leading Canadian Designers Reveal their Vision of a Future Without Breast Cancer At Exclusive, In-Person Toronto Fashion Show
18th Annual Cashmere Collection® 2021: The NEW Belle Époque presents a modern-day take on a unique and creative period of turn-of-the-20th Century French history, all crafted in luxuriously soft sheets of Cashmere® Bathroom Tissue.
Celebrating Global Biotech Week 2021
Since it first began in Canada, Biotech Week has gained momentum in the United States, Australia and Europe as an opportunity to celebrate our collective global advances in the field of biotechnology.