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N.S. paper mill seeks public help, as actor Ellen Page steps up criticism

N.S. paper mill seeks public help, as actor Ellen Page steps up criticism

PICTOU, N.S. -- A Nova Scotia pulp mill is asking for public support for more time to build an effluent pipeline to the ocean, even as one of the province's best-known Hollywood actors steps up her criticism of the plant.

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AF&PA Releases October 2018 Reports

AF&PA Releases October 2018 Reports

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Containerboard production was up 0.5 percent compared to October 2017 and up 1.8 percent year-to-date. The month-over-month average daily production compare...

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Boise Cascade will lay off 56

Boise Cascade will lay off 56

Just weeks removed from the joyous announcement of a new manufacturing facility planned for Person County, another company has announced it will layoff more than half its...

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Environmental groups call on feds to protect caribou on provincial land

Environmental groups call on feds to protect caribou on provincial land

Three environmental groups are calling on the federal government to protect boreal caribou in northern Ontario, saying a decade of mismanagement by the province has put t...

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Rayonier Advanced Materials Announces Proposed Declassification of Board of Directors and Elimination of Supermajority Voting Provisions

Rayonier Advanced Materials Announces Proposed Declassification of Board of Directors and Elimination of Supermajority Voting Provisions

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--Nov. 15, 2018-- Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE:RYAM) announced today that the Company plans to submit two important management ...

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PPC Announces Winners of 75th Paperboard Packaging Competition

PPC Announces Winners of 75th Paperboard Packaging Competition

SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Nov. 13, 2018 — The Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) has announced the top winners of its 75th annual North American Paperboard Packaging Competition. ...

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Georgia-Pacific Completes $100-Million Lumber Production Facility in Talladega, Alabama

Georgia-Pacific Completes $100-Million Lumber Production Facility in Talladega, Alabama

TALLADEGA, Nov. 15, 2018 – Today, Georgia-Pacific celebrated the official start of production at its newest lumber facility in Talladega, Alabama. The $100-million, 300,0...

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Canada Promotes Indigenous Participation in Quebec’s Forest Sector

Canada Promotes Indigenous Participation in Quebec’s Forest Sector

November 12, 2018 Waswanipi, Quebec Natural Resources Canada

Canada's forest sector continues to be an important generator of good jobs in communities across the country, ...

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335 Leading Corporations Remove Misleading ‘Go Green’ Claims

335 Leading Corporations Remove Misleading ‘Go Green’ Claims

LONDON, UK (November 13, 2018) – At the annual meeting of Two Sides' Country Managers in London on November 5, 2018, representatives from Australia, Europe, New Zealand, ...

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Five Reasons Why Your Estate Plan Needs Paper

Five Reasons Why Your Estate Plan Needs Paper

No one likes to think about death, but everyone should. We're all going to die someday. So why not greet the end of life with peace of mind, knowing that your estate plan...

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500 forestry workers to vote on new collective agreement

500 forestry workers to vote on new collective agreement

DRYDEN, ON — The ratification process begins this week for a proposed collective agreement for members of Unifor who work in Domtar's pulp mill at Dryden and in the woodl...

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Canfor to Acquire Majority Interest in VIDA Group of Sweden

Canfor to Acquire Majority Interest in VIDA Group of Sweden

VANCOUVER, Nov. 15, 2018 - Canfor Corporation (TSX:CFP) announces that it has entered into an agreement to purchase 70% of the VIDA Group ("VIDA") of Sweden for a purchase...

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Trade war with China impacting Rayonier AM

Trade war with China impacting Rayonier AM

Company says it has been absorbing China's 5 percent tariff on imports of high-purity cellulose products from the U.S.

Just like its former partner Rayonier Inc., Rayonier...

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West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. ("WFT") - West Fraser Announces Production Reduction in British Columbia

West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. (

VANCOUVER, Nov. 13, 2018 - Today West Fraser announced it will permanently curtail approximately 300 million board feet of combined lumber production at its Fraser Lake an...

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All major forest companies in B.C. cut production

All major forest companies in B.C. cut production

Hundreds of sawmill workers are being laid off in B.C., some of them permanently, despite recent record profits made by B.C. forestry companies, which continue to expand ...

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Northern Pulp admits it is likely to miss 2020 effluent deadline

Northern Pulp admits it is likely to miss 2020 effluent deadline

The owners of a pulp and paper mill in Pictou County, N.S., say it's unlikely a new effluent treatment pipeline will be ready in time for the government-imposed deadline ...

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Canfor to Acquire Elliott Sawmilling Co., Inc.

Canfor to Acquire Elliott Sawmilling Co., Inc.

Vancouver, BC — Canfor Corporation (TSX:CFP) announces it has entered into an agreement to purchase Elliott Sawmilling Co., Inc. located in Estill, South Carolina ("Ellio...

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