MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 6, 2021 -- International Paper (NYSE: IP) today announced that it completed the previously disclosed sale of its Kwidzyn pulp and paper mill and supporting operations to Mayr-Melnhof Group.
Chester Grant lumber mill badly damaged in fire
Dozens of firefighters battled a large blaze with the help of rain Monday at Millett Lumber in Chester Grant, N.S.
Thiele Kaolin Company Enters into Agreement with Imerys Performance Minerals to Acquire Certain Kaolin Clay Assets in North America
Sandersville, GA, USA (July 27, 2021): Thiele Kaolin Company and Imerys Performance Minerals jointly announce that they have entered into an agreement of sale, through which Thiele will acquire certain Imerys kaolin assets that primarily support the paper and board industry.
Georgia-Pacific Expands Manufacturing of Curbside Recyclable Paper Padded Mailers for E-Commerce
New facilities in Georgia and Pennsylvania to meet demand for a more sustainable e-commerce packaging option
Liberal, NDP, Tory leaders all oppose government funding for Northern Pulp
The company has not said how it would finance its proposed $350M reopening plan
Pactiv Evergreen to Exit Coated Groundwood Paper Business Following Years of Market Decline
Pactiv Evergreen today announced that the Company has made the difficult decision to exit the coated groundwood paper business.
Interfor Announces Production Impacts in British Columbia Due to Log Supply Constraints
INTERFOR CORPORATION (“Interfor” or the “Company”) (TSX: IFP) announced today that it is expecting production disruptions at its B.C. Interior sawmills during the third quarter of 2021 due to the ongoing impacts of wildfires and other factors on log supply.
Pratt to construct paper mill in Henderson, Kentucky
Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear and the state’s Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman met with executives from Pratt Industries and other officials in Henderson, Kentucky, to announce the company’s new $400 million paper mill.
Domtar, Paper Excellence Merger Approved by Stockholders
FORT MILL, S.C.–Jul. 29, 2021– Stockholders of Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) today approved a proposal to adopt a business combination with Paper Excellence B.V. (“Paper Excellence”) whereby Karta Halten B.V., an affiliate of Paper Excellence, will acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of Domtar common stock for $55.50 per share in cash pursuant to an agreement and plan of merger dated May 10, 2021 (the “Merger”).
Canada Invests in Hybrid Forest Harvesting Trucks
July 29, 2021 - Pointe-Claire, Quebec - The Government of Canada supports green infrastructure projects that create good, middle-class jobs and get us to net-zero emissions by 2050.
Resolute Recycles “Storied” Newsprint Building
The newsprint mill at our Coosa Pines (Alabama) operation may have officially ceased production in 2012, but its story lives on.
Former Appvion plant bought
A group of four companies has purchased the former Appvion paper mill in Roaring Spring in hopes of finding an operator that could restart paper manufacturing.
Employment up at B.C.’s top forestry companies
After a difficult COVID-19 pandemic year, B.C.’s largest forestry companies are revving up their chainsaws, according to data collected on Business in Vancouver’s Biggest Forestry Companies in B.C. list (https://biv.com/lists).
Charting a new career path with Fundamentals of Forestry Harvesting Practices
Adam Klassen shares his story
GPI Completes Acquisition of Americraft Carton, Inc.
Graphic Packaging has completed the acquisition of the assets of Americraft Carton, Inc.
166 forest fires burning in northwestern Ontario on Thursday morning
Air quality statements have been issued for parts of northwestern Ontario as more than 160 fires burn in the region.
Canfor Announces Production Curtailment in Canada
VANCOUVER, BC, July 20, 2021 - Today Canfor Corporation (TSX: CFP) is announcing the curtailment of approximately 115 million board feet of production capacity at its Canadian sawmills during the third quarter of 2021 due to the significant supply chain challenges and transportation backlog in Western Canada as a result of the extreme wildfire conditions.
How Do We End the Myths About Paper Use and Forests? Everybody has a Part to Play!
North American consumers are increasingly aware of the environmental impacts of the products they buy and use, and they want to do the right things. But when it comes to paper products, the right things are often buried under an avalanche of misinformation and outright falsehoods that are made to sound plausible.
Paper Excellence donates $2,000 to the Prince Albert Model Forest
[Prince Albert, SK] – Paper Excellence recently donated $2,000 to the Prince Albert Model Forest to help fund planting work done in response to damage caused by winter last year.
Ontario Supports Forestry and Mining Sectors in the Northeast
Funding will promote economic development and job creation in Sudbury and Algoma regions
PASABAN strengthens its presence in the U.S. with RPCS
Pasaban will strengthen its presence in the United States thanks to a partnership with ROLAND PAPER CONVERTING SERVICES LLC, a well-known company in the paper converting industry.
Solenis Collaborates with Pulpex to Scale Eco-friendly, PET-free Paper Bottle
Pulpex is the world’s first widely recyclable, brandable paper bottle; the eco-friendly paper bottle is designed to hold a wide range of liquids.