Posts Tagged ‘The Ottawa Citizen’
Filed under: Dissolving Pulp
Newsprint Markets Fail While Innovators Thrive
by Trevor J. Murphy on Sep 1st, 2010
Domtar-Eddy, AbitibiBowater, and Smurfit-Stone are among some of the paper mills recently shut down along the Ottawa River, a region that has been known for almost 150 years as Canada’s home for the forestry industry. Many mills that have closed (or are currently in danger of closing) are feeling the effects of a dying newsprint industry. “The relentless march of the Internet into every corner of human communications is destroying deman...
Filed under: Thurso Pulp Mill
Breaking Down Fortress Paper’s Latest Acquisition
by Trevor J. Murphy on Jun 22nd, 2010
[caption id="attachment_984" align="alignright" width="300" caption="This mill in Thurso, Quebec will produce specialty cellulose - a product derived from wood pulp."][/caption] Specialty and security paper maker Fortress Paper announced Friday that they would be expanding their operations to include two entirely new sectors – specialty cellulose and bio-energy. Purchasing a soon-to-be bankrupt pulp mill in Thurso, Quebec, Fortress intends ...