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AF&PA Releases November 2018 Reports

AF&PA Releases November 2018 Reports

Containerboard

Containerboard production was up 3.2 percent compared to November 2017 and up 1.9 percent year-to-date. The month-over-month average daily production compared to September 2018 was 3.4 percent higher. The containerboard operating rate was 96.0 percent, 1.4 percentage points lower than the same month last year. Production for export increased 5.2 percent from October 2018 and was up 0.9 percent year-to-date.

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Greif to Acquire Caraustar Industries

Greif to Acquire Caraustar Industries

Significantly Enhances Margins and Free Cash Flow
Strengthening its Leadership in Industrial Packaging

DELAWARE, Ohio, Dec. 20, 2018 --

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  • Caraustar is a leading vert...
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Western Forest Products Inc. Announces Sale of Ownership Interest in Port Alberni Forest Operation to Huu-ay-aht First Nations

Western Forest Products Inc. Announces Sale of Ownership Interest in Port Alberni Forest Operation to Huu-ay-aht First Nations

PORT ALBERNI, British Columbia, Dec. 14, 2018 -- Huu-ay-aht First Nations ("Huu-ay-aht") and Western Forest Products Inc. (TSX: WEF) ("Western") have reached an agreement ...

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Tolko Lakeview Division sawmill rebuild targetting February start-up

Tolko Lakeview Division sawmill rebuild targetting February start-up

Rebuild of Tolko's Lakeview Division sawmill in Williams Lake is in full swing with a target restart in February 2019, confirmed plant manager Jason Favel this week.

In No...

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SC forest industry margins chopped by rising transportation costs

SC forest industry margins chopped by rising transportation costs

Log Creek Timber, a family-owned timber harvesting business in Johnston, has changed over the last year.

The Edgefield County company more than doubled the number of log t...

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New owners of shuttered Old Town paper mill chosen for $12 million in tax credits

New owners of shuttered Old Town paper mill chosen for $12 million in tax credits

As the company that purchased the shuttered Old Town paper mill in October tries to get it back online, its efforts are getting a boost from a state tax credit program th...

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Negotiations begin to restart Fort Frances mill

Negotiations begin to restart Fort Frances mill

Fort Frances officials announced last week that Repap Resources Group has notified Resolute Forest Products that it wishes to negotiate the purchase of the shuttered Fort...

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Huu-ay-aht First Nations purchases interest in Western Forest Products

Huu-ay-aht First Nations purchases interest in Western Forest Products

Western Forest Products has sold ownership interest in its Port Alberni forest operation to the Huu-ay-aht First Nations.

The announcement was made Dec. 14 at Pacific Coas...

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Unifor reaches understanding with proposed buyer of Fort Frances mill

Unifor reaches understanding with proposed buyer of Fort Frances mill

FORT FRANCES, ON — The labour union that represented workers at the Resolute Forest Products mill in Fort Frances says it has already been in discussions with a potential...

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Trade War Update: China Subverts Tariffs, Trade Gap Gets Wider

Trade War Update: China Subverts Tariffs, Trade Gap Gets Wider

Chinese exporters (and likey their American counterparts) have figured out a way for some items to skirt tariffs.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection determined last week t...

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Canfor Extends Temporary BC Curtailment

Canfor Extends Temporary BC Curtailment

VANCOUVER, Dec. 14, 2018 - Canfor Corporation (TSX:CFP) announced today it will be extending its temporary curtailment at sawmills in British Columbia (BC) and will be red...

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Worksafe BC says combination of human and manufacturer error led to Domtar worker's death

Worksafe BC says combination of human and manufacturer error led to Domtar worker's death

KAMLOOPS — Worksafe BC says a combination of human error and manufacturer's mistake led to an accident that killed a Domtar employee last June.

The accident on June 29, 20...

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Port Hawkesbury Paper says order book full six years after reopening

Port Hawkesbury Paper says order book full six years after reopening

POINT TUPPER, N.S. — Port Hawkesbury Paper's order books for 2019 are essentially full, a senior company official says.

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AF&PA Welcomes New Proposed WOTUS Rule

AF&PA Welcomes New Proposed WOTUS Rule

American Forest & Paper Association President and CEO Donna Harman issued the following statement regarding the Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engi...

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Fort Frances Looks to Re-Opening of Papermill

Fort Frances Looks to Re-Opening of Papermill

FORT FRANCES – The Town of Fort Frances is pleased to have been informed that Repap Resources Group has notified Resolute Forest Products that it wishes to negotiate the ...

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Canada’s Forest Products Sector welcomes the Katowice Declaration on Forests for the Climate

Canada’s Forest Products Sector welcomes the Katowice Declaration on Forests for the Climate

Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is pleased to support the Ministerial "Declaration on Forests for the Climate", which was tabled today at the COP24 meeting i...

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Huawei Drama Sparks Concern Canada's Exports Could Become Target

Huawei Drama Sparks Concern Canada's Exports Could Become Target

Brewing tensions between Canada and China following the arrest of a Huawei Technologies Co. executive have some exporters worried they could be caught in the crosshairs i...

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