Northeastern Ontario's Huron Central Railway, between Sault Ste. Marie and Sudbury, will continue to operate thanks to a new $31.5 million investment.
West Fraser Announces Indefinite Curtailment of Perry Sawmill
VANCOUVER, B.C., January 10, 2023 – West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. ("West Fraser" or the "Company") (TSX and NYSE: WFG) announced today that it will indefinitely curtail its Perry Sawmill in Florida later this month. Today’s decision is the result of high fiber costs and softening lumber markets.
AF&PA and AWC Call for Achievable Path to NAAQS Standards
WASHINGTON – The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) and American Wood Council (AWC) issued a joint statement following a proposed EPA rulemaking that would tighten National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for fine particulate matter:
Family-run Vaagen Fibre Canada has shut its Midway, B.C. mill indefinitely
The Vaagen Fibre Canada mill in Midway, B.C. has been shut down indefinitely, citing trouble sourcing wood fibre at market prices.
Paper Excellence commits to takeover of Resolute despite lumber slump
Paper Excellence Group, a private company controlled by an Indonesian billionaire, is poised to expand in Canada’s forestry industry by diversifying into the lumber sector with its contentious takeover of Resolute Forest Products Inc.
Next is Now: Domtar Celebrates 175 Years in 2023
In 2023, Domtar is celebrating 175 years of manufacturing products people use every day.
CellMark is introducing a new division: CellMark Packaging & Paper
Today, on January 2, 2023, we are pleased to introduce a new division: CellMark Packaging & Paper. The division is the result of a merger of our two existing divisions, CellMark Packaging and CellMark Paper.
Competition Bureau reaches agreement with Domtar Corporation to preserve competition in Canada’s pulp and paper industry
December 29, 2022 – GATINEAU, QC – The Competition Bureau has entered into a consent agreement with Domtar Corporation to address competition concerns with its acquisition of Resolute Forest Products Inc.
Canfor Extending Temporary Curtailments in B.C.
VANCOUVER, BC, Jan. 3, 2023 - Canfor Corporation (TSX: CFP) is announcing an extension of sawmill curtailments in British Columbia (B.C.) due to ongoing weak market conditions and the lack of available economic fibre.
Windsor Forestland a Hot Spot for Forestry and Climate Research
The 400,000 acres of forestland surrounding Domtar’s Windsor Mill in Quebec are a hot spot for forestry and climate research, with several projects currently taking place in partnership with organizations and universities across Canada.
Domtar, Unifor approve 4-year contracts with over 20 per cent raises
The union representing about 450 employees at Dryden’s Domtar Mill says they’ve approved contracts with some of the largest wage increases in the forestry sector in over 35 years.
Downtime at Tolko’s Soda Creek and Armstrong Lumber facilities
Vernon, B.C. — Today, Tolko Industries announced that as of January 2, 2023, its Soda Creek and Armstrong Lumber operations will take additional downtime for the month of January.
Amazon, P&G Fall Short on Environmental Paper Goals, Group Says
Companies from Procter & Gamble Co. to Walmart Inc. are lagging in efforts to mitigate environmental impact from the paper products they make and sell, according to a new report from an advocacy group.
Resolute, Paper Excellence Merger Receives Canadian Competition Bureau Approval
The Paper Excellence Group, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Domtar Corporation, a global diversified manufacturer of pulp and specialty, printing, writing, and packaging papers, and Resolute Forest Products Inc., a global forest products company, jointly announced that the Canadian Commissioner of Competition has entered into a consent agreement regarding the parties' business combination.
RYAM’s Jesup Facility Impacted by Natural Gas Supply Disruption
Adjusted EBITDA Guidance Potentially Affected
A Capital Year: Georgia-Pacific Reinvests Significantly in 2022
ATLANTA - As 2022 comes to an end, Georgia-Pacific has launched or completed approximately $1.8 billion in capital improvement projects throughout the company.
Marcal Paper Acquires von Drehle Corporation
Leader in Quality Paper Towel and Tissue Products Joins Iconic Marcal Paper Company
Sappi North America Awarded $1 Million From the Maine Technology Institute as Part of Maine’s Forestry Recovery Initiative
BOSTON, MA—December 20, 2022—Sappi North America Inc., a leading producer and supplier of diversified paper, packaging products and pulp, announced today it received a $1 million grant from the Maine Technology Institute’s Forestry Recovery Initiative to improve productivity and reduce energy in its Somerset Mill.
GreenFirst Signs Definitive Agreement to Sell Two Sawmills for Approximately $90M
Sale of GreenFirst’s two Quebec sawmills, which have a combined annual capacity of 245MMfbm, and related Abitibi and Témiscamingue forestry operations
Resolute sawmill workers to enjoy 'some of the best forestry pay raises in decades'
Unifor commends Resolute for agreeing to reopen existing contract to include provisions of the union's Eastern Canada pattern
Canfor Pulp Temporarily Curtailing Intercontinental Pulp Mill
Vancouver, BC — Canfor Pulp Products Inc. (TSX:CFX) is announcing the immediate curtailment of its Intercontinental Pulp Mill, which is expected to be in place for four weeks.