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West Fraser Announces Temporary Production Curtailments in British Columbia

West Fraser Announces Temporary Production Curtailments in British Columbia

Vancouver, B.C. – Today, West Fraser announced temporary curtailments of approximately three weeks of production throughout the first quarter of 2019 at each of three British Columbia sawmills: Chasm, 100 Mile House, and Chetwynd. In addition, the Williams Lake Sawmill will be shut down for approximately a week to complete certain capital upgrades. The decision to temporarily reduce production at Chasm, 100 Mile House, and Chetwynd is a result of price declines in lumber markets, high log costs and log supply constraints.

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Preventing Wood Fiber Loss Improves Efficiency — and the Bottom Line

Preventing Wood Fiber Loss Improves Efficiency — and the Bottom Line

Most New Year's resolutions are meant to improve some aspect of life. Here at Domtar, we're making resolutions to improve our manufacturing operations. Two of our pulp and...

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Small external fire extinguished quickly at Catalyst’s Crofton pulp mill

Small external fire extinguished quickly at Catalyst’s Crofton pulp mill

An external fire was put out on site at the Catalyst Crofton pulp mill Monday afternoon before it got out of control.

Graham Kissack, vice president of Corporate Social Re...

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Repap Resources "cautiously optimistic" about bid for Fort Frances mill

Repap Resources

FORT FRANCES, ON — Repap Resources Group, an unincorporated private six-member investment group, has had preliminary discussions with Resolute Forest Products about its p...

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Quebec Forest Industries Council Offers Forest Facts

Quebec Forest Industries Council Offers Forest Facts

The Quebec Forest Industries Council (QFIC), the trade association representing forest products companies operating in Quebec, is eager to bring forest facts to the publi...

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Port Hudson Communication Papers and Pulping Operations to Shut Down

Port Hudson Communication Papers and Pulping Operations to Shut Down

Tissue, Towel Manufacturing To Continue As Important Asset For GP Consumer Business

ATLANTA / PORT HUDSON, LOUISIANA – January 10, 2019 – Georgia-Pacific announced today th...

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Appvion’s response to “Skip the Slip” legislation proposed in California

Appvion’s response to “Skip the Slip” legislation proposed in California

(Appleton, Wisconsin, January 10, 2019) Appvion Operations , Inc. ("Appvion"), North America's largest producer of direct thermal receipt paper, is concerned about Californ...

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Georgia-Pacific to dismiss 650 workers at Port Hudson paper mill

Georgia-Pacific to dismiss 650 workers at Port Hudson paper mill

PORT HUDSON, LA (WAFB) - Georgia-Pacific announced Thursday morning they will leave the paper business, effectively laying off more than 600 workers at its plant in Port ...

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Forest Sector Applauds Government’s Decision to Proceed with Supply Chain Investigation

Forest Sector Applauds Government’s Decision to Proceed with Supply Chain Investigation

Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) welcomes today's federal decision to have the Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) investigate supply chain failures in Briti...

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Making the impossible possible at former Neenah paper mill

Making the impossible possible at former Neenah paper mill

BRATTLEBORO — A little more than two months ago, a meeting of the minds was called to figure out a way to keep a paper mill in operation.

On Oct. 25, Neenah, the Georgia-b...

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Recycling, Transportation Infrastructure, Trade, Tax, Regulatory Process Reform Top AF&PA 2019 Advocacy Priority List

Recycling, Transportation Infrastructure, Trade, Tax, Regulatory Process Reform Top AF&PA 2019 Advocacy Priority List

WASHINGTON – The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) announced that a more resilient paper recycling system, transportation infrastructure, international ...

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Digital or Paper Communications? Campaign Fights for Right to Choose

Digital or Paper Communications? Campaign Fights for Right to Choose

Do you prefer to receive important documents digitally or on paper? Either way, we believe you should be able to choose. Unfortunately, corporations don't often give cons...

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Talks Continue To Reopen Fort Frances Mill

Talks Continue To Reopen Fort Frances Mill

Efforts by Repap Resources to acquire the idled Resolute Forest Products mill in Fort Frances continue.

Economic Development consultant Tannis Drysdale says the deal is st...

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Economic impact study shows PHP still strong despite tariffs

Economic impact study shows PHP still strong despite tariffs

PORT HAWKESBURY: Six years after its re-opening, Port Hawkesbury Paper LP (PHP) continues to significantly contribute to the economy of Nova Scotia with total expenditure...

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New boss to fine tune White River, Hornepayne sawmills

New boss to fine tune White River, Hornepayne sawmills

Retirement isn't a word that's usually associated with Frank Dottori.

That's why it was surprising when the forest industry legend announced in early January that he was s...

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IP board member retires

IP board member retires

A board member for one of Memphis' largest public companies has retired.

According to a Jan. 2 filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Admiral Jay L...

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Glatfelter Enters Into Consent Decree to Resolve Fox River Environmental Liability

Glatfelter Enters Into Consent Decree to Resolve Fox River Environmental Liability

York, PA, January 3, 2019: Glatfelter (NYSE: GLT) today announced that it has entered into a consent decree with the United States Government, the State of Wisconsin, and...

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