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(Canada) SFK Pulp Fund (TSX:SFK.UN) is taking more downtime over the coming months at its mills in Quebec and the United States as it continues to adjust to challenging market conditions ahead of an expected turnaround later this year...rn
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(Australia) They have presented an open letter asking whether the bank supports an international campaign against the mill. Gunns has turned to overseas money markets to fund the $2 billion development, after ANZ walked away from the project...
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(Finland) Metso will supply Phoenix Pulp & Paper Public Company Limited with a recovery boiler to the company's pulp and paper mill in the Khon Kaen province located in the north east part of Thailand. Start-up of the boiler is scheduled for the Q4 of 2010...
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(UK) Manchester-based engineering company, Parsons Reiss, has been commissioned to complete a £200k rebuild of a tissue machine for the Fourstones Paper Mill...
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(Canada) Just weeks after announcing the layoff of 101 employees, HSPP is cutting back its newsprint production due to shrinking demand in newsprint markets...
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(USA) Alabama River Newsprint announced it will lay off 167 employees. The plant will shut down in June.
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(USA) In response to a slumping economy, Nippon Paper Industries USA will extend its regular maintenance outage from five days to 16 days. The Port Angeles paper mill will be closed from April 27 to May 12.
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(Canada) Domtar has announced that it will idle its Dryden, Ontario pulp making facility for approximately ten weeks, effective April 25, 2009. This decision was taken in response to continued weak global demand for pulp...
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(Canada) Cascades announces that Norampac, a division of Cascades Canada Inc., will terminate production activities at its Quebec city based corrugated products plant...
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(USA) NewPage Corp. officials said Wednesday they will again close the mill for a week to reduce 150,000 tons of paper production. The mill will be closed from May 10 to May 18 leaving about 400 hourly employees out of work...
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(Canada) SFK Pulp announced today a one-week extension to the six-week production shutdown initially announced on February 25, 2009 at its Saint-Felicien, Quebec NBSK pulp mill. Including this one-week extension at the Saint-Felicien mill...
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(USA) Wausau Paper has announced a series of initiatives intended to improve financial performance, conserve cash and increase financial flexibility...
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(USA) SP Newsprint Co., LLC has announced that it will take market related downtime at its mill in Newberg, Oregon. The mill will be down from April 1, 2009 through April 23, 2009. This downtime will result in approximately 25,000 metric tons...
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(USA) White Birch Paper Company has announced that it will take market related downtime at its Papier Masson mill in Masson Angers, Quebec. The planned shutdown will take place from April 3rd, 2009 through April 13th, 2009 and will result...
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(USA) SP Newsprint Co., LLC has announced that it will take market related downtime at its mill in Dublin, Georgia. The mill will be down from April 24, 2009 through May 4, 2009. This downtime will result in approximately 18,000 metric tons of lost production...
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(Canada) Tembec has announced a temporary curtailment of operations in the Kapuskasing region. The shutdown was attributed to the ongoing challenging market conditions for both lumber and newsprint. The shutdown will commence on April 9 and will be for a minimum of four weeks...
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(India) Emami Paper's intention to build a 200,000mt/year pulp and paper mill on 1,400 acres that will involve giving work to 8,000 people which includes the 600-700 full time pulp mill and paper mill workers...
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(Canada) The number 4 machine at Corner Brook Pulp and Paper has shutdown. Kruger made the announcement earlier this month citing tough times during the current global economic recession. The move could affect as many as 30 employees.
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(USA) Caraustar has announced that on March 19, 2009 it made the determination to permanently cease production of uncoated recycled boxboard (URB) at its Carolina Paperboard mill in Charlotte, NC...
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(USA) MeadWestvaco has announced it will close its Louisa, Virginia, and Caguas, Puerto Rico, folding carton plants in 2009. These actions are part of the company’s accelerated strategic cost management program, announced January...
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