Posts Tagged ‘paper’

Cryptominers seeking unused mill space in Quebec

February 8, 2018

MONTREAL – Reuters reports that at least two Canadian pulp and paper companies are reviewing offers by cryptocurrency miners who want to lease excess mill space in Quebec. Electricity prices in Quebec are among the lowest in North America. Resolute Forest Products and Fortress Global Enterprises said they have received interest

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Leadership transition at Resolute; Garneau retires

February 1, 2018

MONTREAL – Resolute Forest Products has appointed Yves Laflamme as the company’s new president and chief executive officer, succeeding Richard Garneau. Garneau announced his retirement on Feb. 1. Laflamme has held progressively senior positions within Resolute, frequently on the wood products side of the business. “The Resolute Board of Directors enthusiastically supports Yves Laflamme’s selection,

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Resolute Forest Products praises Canada’s filing at WTO

January 15, 2018

MONTREAL – Resolute Forest Products expressed praise for the government of Canada’s filing at the World Trade Organization (WTO). Canada launched a wide-ranging complaint against the United States, challenging a host of measures inconsistent with its WTO obligations.  A statement from Resolute applauds “the Canadian action, standing up for Canadian jobs and families, the company’s

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Cascades offers employees $2000 for electric cars

November 28, 2017

SAINT-HYACINTHE, QUE – Tissue and packaging manufacturer Cascades is encouraging employees to switch to electric vehicles, with direct financial incentives and infrastructure development. The company has installed twenty-two 240‑V charging stations and one 480‑V fast charging station at its various plants in Kingsey Falls, Que. In addition, Cascades will offer a $2,000 financial incentive for

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Kruger investing $378 million to diversify two Quebec paper mills

September 11, 2017

SHERBROOKE and TROIS-RIVIÈRES, Que. – Kruger Inc. is will invest $377.6 million to diversify operations at its Brompton and Wayagamack Mills into specialty niches, such as flexible food packaging, labelling and digital printing. This major project, undertaken in partnership with the Government of Québec, will help to maintain more than 500

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Catalyst Paper named a top corporate citizen

June 12, 2017

Richmond, BC – Catalyst Paper has been named one of the Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada by Corporate Knights Magazine, which reports on corporate sustainability and transparency. “We are proud to be acknowledged for the 11th consecutive year as one of Canada’s best corporate citizens,” said Graham Kissack, vice-president, corporate social responsibility. “Our

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