News Archive: August 2008

Water flows to be increased in Cowichan River

Crofton, BC - Beginning today, the Cowichan Lake weir operation will increase the river flow rate from 9 cubic meters per second to 15 cms for 35 hours, then back down to between 7 and 9 cms, as directed by the Ministry of Environment. These flow changes will facilitate several in-stream fisheries enhancement projects.

Demand conditions result in 30-day curtailment

Richmond, BC – Catalyst Paper announced today that it will curtail production of the No. 1 paper machine at its Crofton Division for 30 days, beginning on September 14, removing approximately 11,000 tonnes of paper production.

The curtailment is being taken in response to reduced paper demand in the key US market, where adverse economic conditions have resulted in reduced print advertising. It reflects Catalyst’s strategy of matching production with customer orders.

Demand conditions result in 30-day curtailment

Richmond, BC – Catalyst Paper announced today that it will curtail production of the No. 1 paper machine at its Crofton Division for 30 days, beginning on September 14, removing approximately 11,000 tonnes of paper production.

The curtailment is being taken in response to reduced paper demand in the key US market, where adverse economic conditions have resulted in reduced print advertising. It reflects Catalyst’s strategy of matching production with customer orders.

Catalyst refinances revolving credit facility

Richmond, BC – Catalyst Paper Corporation (TSX:CTL) today announced the replacement of its existing C$350 million revolving operating facility maturing July 2009 with a new C$330 million revolving asset based loan facility (ABL) maturing August 2013.

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