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Kenora Forest Products is restarting this fall after a seven-year shutdown

Kenora Forest Products is restarting this fall after a seven-year shutdown

The long-awaited restart of Kenora Forest Products received a cash injection courtesy from Ottawa.
White River Forest Products cashes up to make high-tech improvements

White River Forest Products cashes up to make high-tech improvements

Frank Dottori has lofty expectations for White River Forest Products. The sawmill, located halfway between Sault Ste.
Cash windfall for Kenora Forest Products

Cash windfall for Kenora Forest Products

The long-awaited restart of Kenora Forest Products received a cash injection courtesy of the federal government.
An Ontario first for cross-laminated timber

An Ontario first for cross-laminated timber

By the time it’s completed in early 2016, the second phase of Laurentian University’s School of Architecture will serve as a solid example for students of what can be achieved with wood.

Rentech converts pellets into provincial cash

Wood pellet manufacturer Rentech received $4 million from the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund to help finish plant rebuilds in Wawa and Atikokan.
Delays force Rentech to borrow to finish pellet plants

Delays force Rentech to borrow to finish pellet plants

A California wood pellet manufacturer, which landed a long-term supply contract to fuel the Atikokan Generating Station, said it needs to borrow money to finish off rebuilds at its two Northern Ontario mills.

Resolute inks framework deal with northwestern First Nations

Resolute Forest Products held a signing ceremony for a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with six First Nations Chiefs to set out a framework for negotiating business agreements concerning the company’s operations in northwestern Ontario.
Northern College, industry partners join on applied research project

Northern College, industry partners join on applied research project

Northern College , in collaboration with the Materials Joining Innovation Centre (MaJIC) and Millson Forestry Service , has completed an applied research project to design an automated machine that packs bags of split firewood.
Kenora sawmill prepares for 2015 restart

Kenora sawmill prepares for 2015 restart

The restart of a mothballed Kenora stud mill and a major expansion is hinging on the final approval of a Crown wood supply.
Resolute axes Iroquois Falls plant

Resolute axes Iroquois Falls plant

It won’t be a Merry Christmas in Iroquois Falls. Resolute Forest Products is permanently closing its Iroquois Falls newsprint mill as part of a company-wide plan to cut 465,000 tonnes of newsprint capacity.