Mercer to take downtime at its Celgar pulp mill

The Tree Frog Forestry News
January 18, 2023
Category: Today's Takeaway

Citing fibre shortages, Mercer announces downtime at its Celgar mill in Castlegar, BC. In related news: Premier Eby promises $90M for BC communities hurt by forest industry downturn; Domtar’s Kingsport, Tennessee mill resumes operations, as the potential sale of its Espanola, Ontario mill is still in doubt, and valued-added updates by Teal Jones’ and Arbor Wood. Meanwhile, on the pundit front, more opinions on the PG Pulp closure by Will VerbovenNathan Giede and Ben Parfitt.

In other news: Nova Scotia releases details on high production forestry zones; the Northwest Territories’ carbon pricing plan; an Oregon study evaluates cause of forest landslides; a low-carbon tour comes to Prince George, BC; and Finland defends its carbon sink calculations.

Finally, musician Chuck Leavell is in Duluth, and a 90-year-old builds his own hobbit house.

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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