Archive for June, 2012
Filed under: Fortress Specialty Cellulose Inc., LSQ Mill, Specialty Cellulose, Specialty Cellulose Production
FORTRESS PAPER ANNOUNCES CLOSING OF THE ACQUISITION OF LEBEL-SUR-QUEVILLON PULP MILL ASSETS
by ckeddy on Jun 20th, 2012
Fortress Paper Ltd. ("Fortress Paper" or the "Company") (TSX:FTP) is pleased to announce today that it has closed the acquisition of the pulp mill assets located at Lebel-sur-Quevillon, Quebec (the "LSQ Mill") previously announced on June 14, 2012. The collective agreements with the unionized employees of the LSQ Mill have been ratified, the documents held in escrow have been released and the acquisition has now completed. Source: Fortress Pap...
Filed under: Chadwick Wasilenkoff, FORTRESS GLOBAL CELLULOSE, Fortress Specialty Cellulose Inc., Press Release
Fortress Paper Announces Escrow Closing for the Acquisition of Lebel-sur-Quevillon Pulp Mill Assets
by ckeddy on Jun 14th, 2012
Fortress Paper Ltd. ("Fortress Paper" or the "Corporation") (TSX:FTP) is pleased to announce that through its wholly owned subsidiary, Fortress Global Cellulose Ltd. ("Fortress Global"), it has successfully closed, in escrow, the asset purchase agreement ("Purchase Agreement") previously entered into with 9109-3294 Quebec Inc. ("9109"), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Québec Ministere du Developpement Economique, de l'Innovation et de l'Exporta...
Filed under: Pulp & Paper
Asia Pulp & Paper Group Sets Out Sustainability Roadmap
by Trevor J. Murphy on Jun 13th, 2012
Last week, the Asia Pulp & Paper Group (APP) published a report detailing its new commitment to preserving natural resources on the continent. The Sustainability Roadmap for 2020 focuses on improving environmental performance, biodiversity conservation and protection of community rights. “APP’s Roadmap reflects upon a paradigm of the way that Indonesian companies are shaping up for the challenges and opportunities of the next decade...
Filed under: Bio-Energy
Oregon Focuses On Biomass Energy
by Trevor J. Murphy on Jun 11th, 2012
In a draft of the state’s 10-year energy action plan, Oregon governor John Kitzhaber and his government have instituted a strong focus on biomass energy. Given the geography and biodiversity of the state, the report says “Oregon has a unique ability to lead in developing the next generation of biomass and cogeneration facilities, as forests cover nearly half of Oregon’s 63 million acres.” Nearly 60 per cent of those 63 million acres...