RICHMOND, BC, Nov. 29, 2019 (Press Release) -Northern Pulp, and its parent Paper Excellence, are committed to creating well-paying jobs for Nova Scotians, supporting the region’s economy, protecting our environment, and enhancing the wellbeing of our rural communities.Read more
GREEN BAY, WI, Dec. 3, 2019 (ABC) -Green Bay Packaging says work on a $500 million paper mill is on schedule and the plant is expected to open in the first quarter of 2021.
The company announced Monday that it shut down its final coal boiler Dec. 1. Green Bay Packaging says that will reduce emissions by 90%.
Green Bay Packaging broke ground on the mill in August 2018. The new plant on North Quincy Street will replace the seven-decades-old Green Bay paper mill.Read more
VAXJO, Sweden, Dec. 3, 2019 (Press Release) -Södra is using controlled pollination to breed trees for tomorrow’s forests – a new innovation, where nearly 2 million seedlings are being propagated to produce trees that are healthier and more resilient, with 30 percent faster growth than trees in today’s forests.
“This is a new method for seed production, and it feels fantastic that we will soon be able to offer spruce seedlings to forest owners that are more resilient to climate change,” said Göran Örlander, forestry strategist at Södra.Read more
HALIFAX, NS, Nov. 28, 2019 (Press Release) -Unifor leadership is expressing its continued support for the Northern Pulp effluent treatment facility (ETF) project currently under review with Nova Scotia Environment (NSE).Read more
HELSINKI, Nov. 28, 2019 (Press Release) -As part of its holistic approach to sustainability UPM Raflatac offers solutions that help customers and brand owners reach beyond their sustainability goals. UPM Raflatac RAFNXT+ is now the world’s first label material verified by the Carbon Trust, an international organization working to reduce carbon emissions. Compared to the company’s standard range, it helps companies to reduce their carbon footprint and mitigate climate change.Read more
MONTREAL, Nov. 26, 2019 (Press Release) -After a weeklong strike, the Teamsters and Canadian National (CN) have reached a tentative agreement to renew the collective agreement for over 3,000 conductors, trainpersons and yard workers.
Normal operations at CN will resume tomorrow at 0600 local time across Canada.Read more
OAKLAND, CA, Nov. 25, 2019 (Fastmarkets RISI) -North American forest products rail freight was down 2.1% through 46 weeks of 2019 at 769,271 carloads, the Assn of American Railroads reported. In the latest week ending Nov. 16, freight was down 7.1% to 15,379 carloads.
The statistics are before a strike was launched against CN at midnight Nov. 19 by the Teamsters Canadian Rail Conference.Read more
MOSCOW, Nov. 22, 2019 (Press Release) -Segezha Packaging, which consolidates the European paper packaging production facilities of Segezha Group, published its first UN Global Compact Communication on Progress report. The document is prepared in accordance to the standards of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and publicly available on the UNGC website.Read more