Category Archives: Pulp & Paper

Resolute suit related to PHP still underway

Montreal based Resolute Forest Products’ suit related the Dexter government’s deals with the Port Hawksbury Paper (PHP) mill continues. View US paper company claims $52 million under NAFTA (Printing Industry news, March 8, 2017). With the Trump government wanting to … Continue reading

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Subsidizing industrial forestry in Nova Scotia, continued?

Word on the Street has it that the Liberal government is about to announce big forestry changes and that the troops are being asked to prepare for public backlash. I would like to think the changes finally put an end … Continue reading

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Forest NS releases industry economic impact analysis

Good PR but the report lacks critical analysis “Over the past year, Forest Nova Scotia worked with Gardner Pinfold Consultants to conduct an analysis of the economic impact of the Nova Scotia Forest Industry. The results, finalized in December of … Continue reading

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Low pulp prices hurting the forest economy

Since July 2016, HC Haynes Nova Scotia Wood Prices have had this notice: NOTE: PULP INVENTORIES ARE EXTREMELY HIGH AT BOTH PULP MILLS. IT IS ADVISED TO AVOID HIGH % PULP STANDS AND MAKE LARGE PULP (3.5″ TOP MIN.). FURTHER … Continue reading

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Port Hawkesbury Paper proud of FSC certification audit

“The Cape Breton paper company says it is the only industrial company in the Maritimes that’s independently certified to the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) and Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) Forest Management Standards. And in its fifth year of operation, the … Continue reading

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