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AV Terrace Bay announces temporary idling of operations

AV Terrace Bay announced the temporary idling of its pulp operations in Terrace Bay, Ontario, Canada, with immediate effect. The company said idling of the mill is “due to prevailing market conditions” and “will affect approximately four hundred employees.” The pulp mill is located on the north shore of Lake Superior and produces 320,000 Air […]

Canfor Pulp Reports Results for Second Quarter of 2023

Canfor Pulp Products Inc. (CPPI) today reported its second quarter of 2023 results. Overview Q2 2023 reported operating loss of $38 million; net loss of $28 million, or $0.44 per share Significant deterioration in global pulp market fundamentals throughout the quarter driven by record high pulp producer inventory levels and weak global pulp demand Completed […]

Canfor Pulp’s Northwood Pulp Mill Resuming Production after BC Port Strike Ends

Canfor Pulp Products said that production will resume at its Northwood Pulp Mill in Prince George, British Columbia, Canada, this week. On July 13, Canfor Pulp curtailed production at the Northwood Pulp Mill due to limited storage space for pulp products that could not be transported overseas as a result of the labour dispute at […]

Imports of softwood logs to China lose 27% in November

In November 2022, the imports of softwood logs to China decreased 27% year-on-year to 2,772 thousand m3. According to Lesprom , the average price for softwood logs imported to China downed 4% compared to the previous month and amounted to $147 per m3. This is 15% less than a year ago when it was $172. Source: […]

Stora Enso to Invest 80 Million EUR in Two Specialised Pulp Production Projects

Stora Enso strengthens its focus on specialized pulp grades by investing EUR 38 million in unbleached kraft pulp (UKP) production at its Enocell site in Finland and EUR 42 million in fluff pulp production improvement at its Skutskär site in Sweden. Stora Enso said the investments will support the growing consumer demand for non-bleached renewable […]

Vaasa Administrative Court confirmed the environmental permit for Metsä’s Kemi bioproduct mill

By its decision of 4 November 2022, the Vaasa Administrative Court upheld the environmental permit package granted to Metsä Group’s Kemi bioproduct mill. On 18 December 2020, the Regional State Administrative Agency for Northern Finland granted environmental and water supply permits for the Kemi bioproduct mill. Three appeals were filed against the permit during the […]

Canfor Pulp Temporarily Curtails Production at Its Intercontinental Pulp Mill

Canfor Pulp Products announced a temporary curtailment of its Intercontinental Pulp Mill in Prince George, BC, Canada, due to the lack of available economic fiber. Following its annual turnaround maintenance that began on September 24, 2022 and lasted for two weeks, the facility has implemented a two-week curtailment. Regular operations are expected to resume on […]

Kruger to acquire Kamloops pulp mill owned by Domtar

Kruger announced that its affiliate Kruger Specialty Papers Holding L.P. entered into a definitive share purchase agreement pursuant to which one of its wholly-owned subsidiaries will purchase all the issued and outstanding shares in the capital of DKP Pulp ULC, a legal entity wholly-owned by Domtar Inc. that will, at the time of closing, own […]

Canfor Pulp Products announces temporary production reductions at two pulp mills

Canfor Pulp Products Inc.  is announcing temporary NBSK and BCTMP production reductions at Northwood Pulp and Taylor Pulp in response to the significant transportation interruptions being experienced in British Columbia (BC). The Company’s pulp shipments have declined as a result of the recent weather-related transportation disruptions. With pulp mill inventories nearing capacity, the Company’s pulp […]

Russia posts significant increase of production and exports of pulp and timber this year

Russia posted a significant increase of production and exports of pulp and timber this year, according to recent statements, made by the country’s Deputy Prime Minister Victoria Abramchenko.   According to her, the biggest growth is currently observed in the Far East of Russia.   As Abramchenko has said the government is systematically working to […]