Posts Tagged ‘Ottawa Citizen’
Filed under: Dissolving Pulp, Specialty Cellulose Production
Canadian Mills Find New Life In Dissolving Pulp
by Trevor J. Murphy on Apr 6th, 2011
Once one of Canada’s leading industries, the pulp and paper sector has been feeling the brunt of changing worldviews and fluctuating consumer attitudes for the past several years. With the technology sector growing, demand for paper-oriented communication mainstays such as newsprint, telephone directories, copying paper, books, magazine and glossy print have gravely diminished. The result has been an unprecedented closure of pulp and paper mi...
Filed under: Thurso Pulp Mill
Industry May Be On The Downswing, But Thurso Is Reinvigorated
by Trevor J. Murphy on Aug 4th, 2010
A recent article in The Ottawa Citizen taking an in-depth look at the status of the logging, timber, lumber and pulp-and-paper mills along the Ottawa River valley laments the seeming demise of a once booming Canadian industry. “Driven by the imperatives of globalized economics and digital technology, Ottawa’s pulp-and-paper heritage has been reduced to a remnant,” writes Robert Sibley. One of the major reasons for this decline is the ...