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Resolute selling northwestern Ontario pulp and paper plant to brownfield redeveloper

Premier John Horgan celebrated the sale of Catalyst Paper this week at the Crofton mill, but the government quietly retreated from a stand it took last summer to protect pensioners, in order to see the deal concluded.

With Resolute Forest Products saying it wants to decommission and redevelop its mill property in Fort Frances, Ont., an expert in environmental policy says the forestry giant could still keep its logging rights to the nearby Crossroute Forest even without a plant in the northwestern Ontario town.

Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) applauds the federal government’s commitment to skills development and innovation in Canada’s forest products sector.

Containerboard production decreased 1.8 percent compared to February 2018 and was down 1.4 percent year-to-date.

On behalf of Brian La Brash and Verso Corporation, we are pleased to invite you all to the spring 2019 meeting of the PAPTAC Bleaching Committee.

March 21 is International Day of Forests, as declared by the United Nations. It is a time for us to celebrate our forestry families, forestry communities, and our country’s world-leading approach to how we manage our forests – one of our country’s most important and renewable resources.

Some environmental campaigns (not all) typically demonise their target using exaggeration, hyperbole, and just plain false information.

The demand for traditional newsprint may be on the wane but an ongoing FPInnovations pulp and paper research project focusing on transitional products — new applications and markets for newsprint, such as packaging products, holds promising results for our member mills.

During the past year, FPInnovations presented commercial thinning workshops in British Columbia—in Prince George, Quesnel, Smithers, and Vernon.

Message from Tanya Wick, Tolko, VP People and Services

In early 2018, the Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) reached $80.73/m3, its highest level since 2014.

A dream was realized in Circleville, Ohio, recently when Sofidel opened its first greenfield mill in North America.

When you ask front line supervisors or team leaders if all people in their teams are performing to the same standards or if some are doing more work and achieving more results than others, you will often get the same answer.

Voith introduces Dtect, its intelligent monitoring system that provides real-time data of driveline performance and coupling status.

International technology group ANDRITZ will be presenting its new all-in-one, internet-based Human-Machine Interface and its comprehensive portfolio of innovative digital products and solutions – offered under the technology brand name Metris – at the Hanover International Trade Fair.

DS Smith, the leading provider of sustainable packaging solutions, and energy provider E.ON have today announced the signing of a major agreement to construct a state-of-the-art combined heat and power (CHP) facility at Kemsley Paper Mill in Kent.

Italian-based plant design and manufacturing company Toscotec may be based in historic Lucca, Tuscany, but the privately-owned leader in machinery manufacturing has its sights set on North American expansion.

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Midland Paper, Packaging & Supplies (, one of the nation’s largest independently-owned fine paper and packaging distributors, announced today that Dave Moore has accepted a promotion into an expanded role within the company.

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