It soon could become much harder for recycling centers across the U.S. to turn a profit, and some instead could divert reusable materials to landfills, thanks to a looming Chinese import ban on certain types of recycled materials.
Announced jointly by Kruger Products and the Government of Québec in July 2016, the $55-million investment to purchase and install PM8 received a $39.5-million loan from Investissement Québec, which is acting as an agent of the Government of Québec in this project.
Kimberly-Clark announced its first major commitment to renewable energy with agreements to annually purchase approximately 1,000,000 megawatt hours (245 megawatts - MW) of electricity from two new wind power projects in Texas and Oklahoma.
Catalyst applauds the government's commitment to eliminate the Provincial Sales Tax (PST) on electricity for commercial and industrial users in its 2017 budget update, which will assist in protecting jobs in British Columbia's pulp and paper sector, says Len Posyniak, Senior Vice President, Human Resources & Corporate Services.
Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. announced that it is temporarily suspending operations at its Fernandina Beach, Fla. and Jesup, Ga. facilities as the threat of Hurricane Irma is leading to mandatory evacuations in the area and impacting the supply of raw materials.
LSC Communications announced that it has acquired Publishers Press, a leading family-owned printing and digital solutions provider based in Lebanon Junction, Kentucky from Publishers Printing Company, LLC and certain of its affiliates.