Prince George Citizen

Paper Excellence closing Mackenzie pulp mill

Paper Excellence Canada will be curtailing operations at its pulp mill in Mackenzie. The curtailment is expected to start in the last week June and will impact the mill's 253 employees, a statement...

Carrier Sekani First Nations reach $175 million deal with provincial government

Seven Carrier Sekani First Nations will share in $175 million under a five-year agreement signed Wednesday with the provincial government. Dubbed Pathways Forward 2.0, it was described as an...

Enbridge to create 300 new jobs for T-south pipeline expansion

The demand for natural gas as a source of heat and the need for a reliable pipeline system to transport that resource is about to spur the northern B.C. economy. Beginning next spring, Enbridge will...

Canfor to shut down sawmills for two weeks

All of Canfor's British Columbia sawmills, with the exception of one, will be shut down over Christmas and New Years, the company said Monday. The two-week curtailment will begin Mon., Dec. 23 with...

Canfor announces more curtailments

Canfor announced 75 million board feet in additional production curtailments on Tuesday. Production at the forestry company's Prince George, Polar, Houston and Fort St. John sawmills will be...

Northern Development grants more than $500,000 to economic development projects

Northern Development Initiative Trust has approved over $500,000 in grants for economic development projects across northern B.C. In all, four projects will receive support through NDIT's economic...

Production cuts at Taylor pulp mill extended

Canfor is extending the curtailment at the Taylor pulp mill into September. The company announced the extension in its second quarter results released Friday, July 26, citing ongoing market...

Canfor records loss for second quarter

Canfor Corp. reported Friday a $49.7-million operating loss for its second quarter. The outcome was a $20.2-million improvement over its first quarter result and once duties, restructuring costs and...

$5.6 billion petrochemical plant planned for BCR Industrial site in Prince George

A Calgary-based company intends to build a $5.6-billion petrochemical plant in the BCR Industrial Site. Unveiling the plan Wednesday to about 50 people who attended a gathering at the Courtyard by...