We are announcing a US$70/MT (45 gsm) newsprint price increase to be phased in over two months. The price will increase by US35/MT (45 gsm) effective with shipments on or after April 1, 2018 and a second US$35/MT (45 gsm) will be implemented on shipments on or after May 1, 2018. The transaction price for all other basis weights and other Uncoated Groundwood products (Krubook and Krubrite) will be adjusted accordingly.
Catalyst Paper (TSX: CYT) regrets to report the occurrence of a fatal incident involving an employee at its Crofton mill.
The incident resulted from an industrial vehicle roll-over which occurred yesterday evening at the mill.
The Coroner, RCMP and WorkSafeBC have been contacted and an investigation is underway.
“We are saddened by this tragic incident,” says Joe Nemeth, President and Chief Executive Officer. “We are doing everything possible to support the investigation. We extend our deepest sympathies to the family of the deceased.”
WorkSafeBC will lead the investigation, fully supported by mill personnel.