Posts Tagged ‘newsprint’
Filed under: Forestry
Resolute Reaches 10.3 Million Hectares of Certified Forests
by Trevor J. Murphy on Jul 19th, 2012
Following a recent certification of a section of forestlands in Québec, Resolute Forest Products became the largest manager of FSC certified forests in North America this week. Under the new agreement, Resolute now manages a total of 10.3 million hectares (25.6 million acres) on the continent, an area twice the size of Nova Scotia and larger than Portugal, Hungary or South, Korea reported Pulp And Paper Canada. “Becoming the world's larg...
Filed under: Pulp & Paper
Resolute Announces Anticipated Growth Project
by Trevor J. Murphy on Jan 11th, 2012
Resolute Forest Products, one of Canada’s largest pulp and paper companies, announced it’s intention to acquire a popular pulp producer with mills in Canada and the US. Fibrek produces virgin and recycled kraft pulp at mills located in Saint-Félicien, Québec, Fairmont, West Virginia, and in Menominee, Michigan with a combined annual production capacity of 760,000 tonnes. According to Richard Garneau, president and CEO of Resolute, the p...
Filed under: Thurso Pulp Mill
The Ottawa Citizen: “The Future Looks Fluffy”
by Trevor J. Murphy on Sep 1st, 2010
Driven by the imperatives of globalized economics and digital technology, Ottawa's pulp-and-paper heritage has been reduced to a remnant. The forestry industry that built the Ottawa-Gatineau economy appears to be on its last legs. Hammered by the Internet's growing grip on personal communications, the rich Canadian dollar and intense competition, the forestry industry continues to slash operations in the hopes of finding a smaller, profitab...