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GM Canada proposing first of its kind renewable energy project at Ontario facility

General Motors of Canada is proposing to build a renewable energy project at its St. Catharines Propulsion Plant in Ontario, a first of its kind endeavour for the automaker which it estimates will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 77 per cent from the facility.

Canfor Pulp announces temporary production outage at Northwood

Canfor Pulp Products Inc. announced that it has taken a temporary and unscheduled outage on one production line at its Northwood Northern Bleached Softwood Kraft Pulp mill located in Prince George, B.C., as a result of a tube leak in the number five recovery boiler.

Cascades acquires containerboard packaging plants in Ontario

Cascades Inc. announces the acquisition of four plants in Ontario to strengthen its position in the containerboard packaging sector, and the purchase of an ownership position in Tencorr Holdings Corporation.

National Energy Board rules in favour of Trans Mountain on Burnaby bylaw impasse

The National Energy Board has allowed Kinder Morgan Canada to bypass some bylaws in Burnaby, B.C. that stand in the way of its Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project.
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50th Annual Canadian Mineral Processors Conference

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PEMAC Alberta Chapter Dinner Meeting

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