CLEVELAND, TN, May 26, 2017 (Local News) -The shift from paper to tissue production at one of America's biggest pulp mills, in Calhoun, Tenn., should help ensure the future of the Resolute Forest Products facility in McMinn County despite the ongoing decline in the demand for the newsprint also produced at the plant, company CEO Richard Garneau said Thursday.Read more
MONTREAL, March 29, 2017 (CNW) -Resolute Forest Products Inc. is pleased to announce the successful start-up of its new tissue machine in Calhoun (Tennessee). The first tissue parent roll was produced on February 28, 2017.
The machine will continue its scheduled ramp-up through 2017 and is expected to be producing at maximum capacity toward mid-2018. With its fully operational converting facility, converted tissue products sold from Calhoun are now manufactured entirely from parent rolls produced on-site.Read more
MONTREAL, Feb. 17, 2017 (CNW) -The effective and strict enforcement of Canadian environmental and wildlife protection legislation is one way that Environment and Climate Change Canada meets its commitment to maintaining clean air and water and to conserving wildlife and their habitats.
On February 9, 2017, Fibrek S.E.N.C. pleaded guilty to two charges, and it was fined $125,000 for violating the Pulp and Paper Effluent Regulations thereby committing offences under the Fisheries Act.Read more
SAINT-FÉLICIEN, QC, Dec. 14, 2016 (CNW) -Toundra Greenhouse management, accompanied by the Premier of Quebec and several officials and partners, officially inaugurated the greenhouse complex destined to become the largest in Quebec.Read more
BELLINGHAM, WA, Sept. 8, 2016 (Press Release) -U.S. and Canadian-based nonprofit Stand.earth today filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit filed against them and Greenpeace by Resolute Forest Products, Canada’s largest logging company, in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia, Augusta Division. Resolute is attempting to silence critics of their logging practices, and have filed suit against nine named defendants and twenty unnamed defendants using a civil RICO claim.Read more
WASHINGTON, DC, Sept. 9, 2016 (Press Release) -Late yesterday, Greenpeace Fund, Inc and staff defendants filed motions to dismiss and anti-SLAPP motions in a lawsuit filed in May 2016 by the Canadian corporation Resolute Forest Products (RFP) in the U.S. District Court for Southern Georgia. The motions are attached.
Greenpeace’s position is outlined in the opening section of the brief supporting the Greenpeace Fund motion to dismiss, which reads in part:Read more
THUNDER BAY, ON, Aug. 16, 2016 (Local News) -The Ministry of Environment is expected to appeal last month’s court decision that would saddle the province with the cost of future monitoring and maintenance at Dryden’s mercury-waste storage site.
Resolute Forest Products has been monitoring the site for the past five years, but the July 19 decision by Ontario’s Superior Court absolved it of that responsibility.Read more
MONTREAL, Aug. 11, 2016 (CNW) -Resolute Forest Products Inc. today announced that it, along with Serres Toundra Inc, has entered into a definitive agreement with CO2 Solutions Inc. to deploy leading enzyme-enabled carbon capture technology at Resolute's Saint-Félicien pulp mill.Read more
BOSTON, July 18, 2016 (RISI) -RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, today announced the list of 2016 PPI Awards Finalists. The PPI Awards honors leadership, vision, innovation and strategic accomplishments within the pulp and paper industry. The Awards are the only global honors dedicated to recognizing the achievements of companies, mills and individuals in the pulp and paper sector.Read more