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Canfor's Plateau mill to reopen May 11

Canfor's Plateau mill, west of Vanderhoof will reopen May 11, operating only four days a week, officials said.

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Conifex extends temporary production curtailment at Mackenzie sawmill for four weeks

Conifex Timber Inc. announced that, in response to continued weakened global demand for forest products amid sustained uncertainty from the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is extending its temporary production curtailment at its Mackenzie, British Columbia, Canada sawmill for four weeks to June 1, 2020.

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Explosion at RR Donnelley facility in Wisconsin

Firefighters responded to an explosion in Monroe early Saturday morning, May 9.

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Fernandina Beach, Florida mills, WestRock and RYAM, running strong during crisis

While the tourism and hospitality industry has been hit hard by the coronavirus, the two pulp mills in Fernandina Beach - Rayonier Advanced Materials and WestRock - are up and running, with no layoffs or employee furloughs.

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Fibre Box Association names Cathy Foley of Pratt Industries as Chairman

The Fibre Box Association (FBA) Board of Directors elected Cathy Foley, Vice President Industry Relations and Supply Chain at Pratt Industries, as the Association's 2020 - 2021 chairman.

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Georgia-Pacific announces it is 'ceasing operations' at lumber facility in DeQuincy, Louisiana

Georgia-Pacific will "cease operations" at its lumber facility in DeQuincy due to market conditions, the company announced over the weekend.

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Georgia-Pacific plans to temporarily lay off 300 at Oregon facility

Georgia-Pacific will lay off most of its hourly employees in Toledo for a week due to lack of demand.

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Georgia-Pacific shuts down facility due to COVID-19; worker passes away

The Georgia Pacific facility in Madison would remain closed until at least May 4 after eight employees tested positive for the coronavirus and one employee died from the highly contagious upper-respiratory disease. The plant has more than 100 employees self-quarantining after coming into contact with those who tested positive for COVID-19.

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Greif Ceasing Operations in La Palma, CA

Greif announces the closure of its La Palma, CA plastics and fibre facility. The widespread and diverse economy throughout California requires a more strategic and dedicated approach to the unique business dynamic.

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Pinnacle pellet plant fire under investigation

An explosion shook the community's industrial area May 11. The incident was sparked at the Pinnacle pellet plant shortly before 3 a.m.

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Sappi Europe reports a fire at its Alfeld Mill production site in Germany

In the early evening on the 12th of May Sappi Europe's Alfeld Mill site, situated in Germany, reported a fire around the area of its paper machine 3. There have been no recorded casualties and an evaluation by official experts is under way to assess the cause of the fire and the resulting damage to the paper machine.

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Södra ends furlough scheme at Mönsterås

Södra has now ended the furlough scheme introduced at the sawmill and port at Mönsterås in April in light of reduced demand related to the ongoing pandemic.

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Sonoco of Hartsville, S.C. employee hurt in workplace accident

An employee at Sonoco of Hartsville was injured in a workplace accident Monday night at the company's number 4 mill, according to Brian Risinger with Sonoco Corporate Communications.

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USG Cloquet, Minn. facility closes after COVID-19 spreads to three employees

The USG building products facility in Cloquet has temporarily closed for deep cleaning as three employees have now tested positive for COVID-19.

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Verso Corp. Quinnesec Mill in Michigan to undergo maintenance

Verso Corporation's Quinnesec Mill will undergo a 2-week mandatory maintenance beginning May 16th. Verso will be utilizing the services of both local and remote contractors. This is to perform an inspection.

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WestRock temporarily laying off nearly 70 workers in Covington, Va.

The layoffs are expected to last at least 30 days.

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Domtar to temporarily lay-off 60 employees at Rothschild mill

Domtar is temporarily laying off 60 employees at their mill in Rothschild for the next twelve weeks. The mill has around 400 employees, meaning just under one in seven people are affected.

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Fire at IP facility in Pennsylvania

North Strabane firefighters responded Tuesday morning, 22 April, to an International Paper facility for a roof-top incinerator that had caught fire.

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Fire at Pratt Industries facility

A fire in a pit at Pratt Industries Paper Mills in Staten Island on Sunday night (April 26) prompted an "all hands" response from the FDNY, a spokesman for the department said.

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Fire crews battle industrial fire at San Group construction site in Port Alberni

An industrial fire has caused significant damage to a building on the site where San Group is building a remanufacturing plant in Port Alberni.

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Georgia Pacific: Five employees test positive for COVID-19

A total of five employees at Georgia Pacific in Madison have tested positive for COVID-19, the highly contagious and potentially lethal coronavirus ravaging the globe. The company would not confirm whether or not those who tested positive live in Morgan County or travel from outside counties to work.

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LSC Communications confirms 6 COVID-19 cases among Harrisonburg, Va. employees

As COVID-19 cases continue to rise in the Shenandoah Valley, with 426 confirmed cases in Harrisonburg by April 30, LSC Communications has confirmed more cases of the virus in their workplace.

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Nippon, union to bargain over COVID workplace safety measures

Responding to what union officials consider the company's minimalist approach to COVID safety precautions, two locals with the Association of Western Pulp and Paper Workers have requested to bargain for extra measures with Nippon Dynawave Packaging in Longview.

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No injuries at Domtar fire

No one was injured after a fire broke out early Friday, April 17, at Domtar paper mill in Rothschild.

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Paper Excellence Canada Announces Temporary Curtailments

Current global conditions and recent events impacting Paper Excellence require us to extend the curtailment of paper operations at Powell River and Crofton.

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