MONTREAL, Dec. 18, 2015 (CNW) -Resolute Forest Products Inc. responds to the proposal put forth by FSC International on December 17, 2015 , to launch a mediation process between interested parties with the goal of identifying solutions to forest management issues in the Canadian boreal forest. The proposal follows Resolute's expression of concern regarding the viability of FSC certification in Canada given several significant challenges.Read more
BONN, Germany, Dec. 17, 2015 (CNW) -The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) International is convening a mediation process to bring together stakeholders in a spirit of collaboration, to address issues raised recently in Canada , particularly in Quebec and in Ontario , about FSC certification.Read more
Resolute Forest Products Inc. has selected Valmet's Advantage NTT tissue production technology and Valmet's automation solution for the new facility it is building in the United States to manufacture at-home, premium private label tissue paper, including bath and towel. The new machine will be installed at the company's mill in Calhoun (Tennessee), and start-up of the tissue production line is planned for early 2017.Read more
TORONTO, ON, July 31, 2015 (Press Release) -On July 13, 2015, the Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee)/Cree Nation Government signed an Agreement to Resolve the Baril-Moses Forestry Dispute between the Cree Nation of Eeyou Istchee and the Government of Quebec.
"FSC recognizes the genuine will of all parties to arrive at a speedy resolution of the issues and is pleased to hear of this agreement" said Francois Dufresne, President, FSC Canada.Read more