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(USA) The Federal Trade Commission provided antitrust approval to Aldabra 2 Acquisition Corp. to acquire Boise Cascade LLC. The FTC approved acquisition of Boise’s paper, packaging and transportation divisions for about $1.625 billion. The deal is expected to be completed in early 2008.
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(USA) U.S. Sen. Susan Collins will testify tomorrow before the International Trade Commission on whether the governments of China, Korea, and Indonesia have illegally subsidized their paper industries, which have adversely affected paper manufacturing in Maine and throughout the nation...
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(USA) Aldabra 2 Acquisition Corp has received U.S. antitrust approval to acquire paper and packaging assets from Boise Cascade LLC, U.S. officials said on Wednesday. Antitrust authorities completed their review...
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(Australia) Plans by timber company Gunns to build Australia's biggest pulp mill in Tasmania's Tamar Valley have been approved by both the federal and state governments, but the fight to stop the project is far from over...
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(Australia) Visy group chairman Richard Pratt has again apologised for his packaging and paper company's involvement in price fixing with rival Amcor in the A$2 billion ($2.4 billion) cardboard market...
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(Australia) BILLIONAIRE Richard Pratt is expected to front the Federal Court in person today over an illegal price-fixing deal between his Visy group of companies and rival Amcor Ltd.
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(USA) A lawsuit filed by Cantonment homeowners against paper manufacturer International Paper Co. claims the company damaged their property by failing to properly contain several hazardous materials.
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(USA) One of the nation's largest pulp and paper manufacturers violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) according to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) in a suit it filed Tuesday. The suit charges that Longview Fibre Paper and Packaging, Inc. withdrew an offer...
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(USA) U.S. District Court Judge Julie E. Carnes reversed the decision of the bankruptcy court and held that Weyerhaeuser did not breach its obligations when it transferred assets to Paragon during a spin-off of its diaper business...
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Newfoundland's 1905 pulp and paper act that exempts paper companies from paying municipal taxes will soon be reviewed, notes The Advertiser. This action was requested by the Grand Falls-Windsor town council after the town received notice from the local Abitibi Consolidated mill that the company wo
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(North America) Abitibi-Consolidated Inc. (NYSE: ABY, TSX: A) and Bowater Incorporated (NYSE: BOW, TSX: BWX) today announced continued progress with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) pertaining to their proposed combination. The companies reaffirmed their expectation that DOJ approval will be...
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(China/USA) China has moved the World Trade Organization (WTO) against the United States over its combined countervailing and anti-dumping rulings on Chinese coated paper. The Chinese delegation to the WTO notified its US counterpart about the complaint on Friday, seeking consultations over the...
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Weyerhaeuser Co. has been awarded $42.4 million in an arbitration decision related to the purchase of a Canadian pulp-and-paper mill. The wood-products giant (NYSE: WY) had been in arbitration regarding Weyerhaeuser's 1998 purchase of a mill in Dryden, Ontario, from Bowater Canada...
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(EU) To remove the competitive concerns identified by the Commission, SCA agreed to divest its "Softis" brand in Germany and Austria, along with production facilities, converting lines and sales and marketing personnel...
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(USA) Longview Fibre Paper and Packaging Inc. has agreed to pay slightly more than $200,000 to settle accusations of workplace-safety violations following the 2004 death of a paper mill worker.

Mark Greenland, 38, was caught in a paper cutter at the Longview paper mill when another employee, belie
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(USA) The state Department of Labor and Industries and Longview Fibre, Paper, and Packaging have settled a three-year dispute over safety fines following the death of a worker in January 2004.

The worker, Mark Greenland, 38, was caught in a paper cutter in January 2004 at the Longview paper mill w
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(EU) The European Commission Monday set a new deadline of Sept. 5 for its antitrust review of Swedish paper goods and hygiene company Svenska Cellulosa AB's (SVCBY) planned takeover of Procter & Gamble Co.'s (PG) European tissue business.

Svenska Cellulosa is paying EUR512 million for the u
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Abitibi-Consolidated Inc. and Bowater Incorporated today announced that the Superior Court of Quebec has issued a final order approving the Plan of Arrangement for the merger of the two companies. The Court's final approval follows the approval by Abitibi-Consolidated and Bowater shareholders. T
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