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(USA) Employees at Smurfit-Stone’s Hodge paper mill, already pensive about the mill’s future, got another reason to worry this week when the company announced it was extending its temporary shutdown for two weeks... read more »
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(USA) Verso Paper has announced that it intends to take approximately 100,000 tons of downtime related to coated groundwood production during the first half of 2009... read more »
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(Canada) Domtar has announced the permanent closing of its Lebel-sur-Quevillon, Quebec pulp mill. Operations were halted on November 24, 2005 due to unfavorable economic conditions... read more »
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(USA) Wausau Paper says it will close its plant in Appleton by the end of 2009 to consolidate and streamline operations in a tight paper market. Perry Grueber, a spokesman for the Mosinee-based paper manufacturer, says the closure will eliminate 90 jobs.. read more »
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(Russia) Public consultations within the Segezha Pulp and Paper Plant, Inc., reconstruction and development project (Polar Bear) passed successfully in Segezha on December 17. Heads and experts of town and region administration, representatives of nature protecting organizations... read more »
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(Austria) Thousands of people participated in a torchlight procession to support the 700 employees of M-real’s paper factory which is to be closed soon. Headed by local politicians and unionists the protest was the largest rally in Salzburg province... read more »
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(Canada) Tembec has announced that it will shut down its Pine Falls, Manitoba newsprint facility for two weeks during the Christmas holiday break. The mill will stop production on December 21 and restart on January 5, 2009... read more »
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(Norway) Norwegian specialty paper and packaging paper manufacturer Hurum Paper Mill AS is at the brink of closure. If the company does not find a potential partner or investor, the company owned by Norwegian conglomerate CG Holding AS faces the spectre of closure... read more »
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(Uruguay) Sweden-Finland’s Stora Enso paper, pulp and wood giant which, has plans to establish a plant in Uruguay has formally presented a strategic environment assessment plan as part of its forestry exploitation project... read more »
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(USA) SP Newsprint Co., LLC announced today that it will take market related downtime at its two paper mills in the first quarter of 2009. The planned shut-downs will result in approximately 25,000 metric tons of reduced newsprint production... read more »
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(USA) White Birch Paper Company has announced that it will take market related downtime at its four paper mills in the first quarter of 2009. The planned shut-downs will result in approximately 25,000 metric tons of reduced newsprint production... read more »
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(Sweden) Billerud will stop all production of white and brown sack paper at its Skärblacka and Karlsborg mills from 22 December to 7 January to avoid a build-up in inventories... read more »
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(UK) The owner of German firm Palm Paper said his £400m mill in King's Lynn would withstand any forthcoming recession as he celebrated a construction milestone with workers... read more »
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(Switzerland) The Board of Directors of CPH Chemie + Papier Holding AG have given the green light to its subsidiary, Perlen Papier AG, to move ahead with plans to construct a new newsprint machine at the company's mill in Switzerland. read more »
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(Canada) A plan to help displaced newsprint workers in central Newfoundland by pushing for a megaproject in Labrador shows the provincial Conservative government has dropped the ball, the Liberals' natural resources critic says... read more »
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