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2014-10-20 16:22:32

KINGSEY FALLS, QC, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Today, Pierre Arcand, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources and Minister responsible for the Northern Plan, Mario Plourde, President and Chief Executive Officer of Cascades, and Mathieu Chagnon, President of Rackam, inaugurated the Alain-Lemaire Solar Park, which will supply energy to Cascades' units in Kingsey Falls. Cascades and Rackam started work on the ground-level facility in June, installing a powerful concentrated solar power...

2014-09-24 12:23:45

KINGSEY FALLS, QC, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Today, on National Tree Day, partners of the 2014 BRP - Cascades Golf Tournament are proud to announce that the event earned a Level-2 rating according to the responsible event management standard of the Bureau de normalisation du Québec. A tree-planting project recently completed a series of green measures taken to achieve this objective: 58 deciduous trees were planted in Magog, which hosted the tournament, to offset greenhouse gas...

2014-09-23 16:28:51

KINGSEY FALLS, QC, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Cascades announces that operations have resumed partially at the Greenpac and Niagara Falls containerboard mills following the fire that occurred in the exterior old corrugated containers (OCC) stock piles on Saturday. Both mills have begun shipping finished products manufactured prior to the fire. Production equipment at the Greenpac mill was not damaged during the fire and the mill is expected to resume normal production within next...

2014-09-22 00:21:37

KINGSEY FALLS, QC, Sept. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Cascades announces the temporary shutdown of the Greenpac and Norampac Niagara Falls containerboard mills following a fire that occurred on Saturday September 20, 2014, in the old corrugated containers (OCC) stock piles located outside of the mills. Both mills were quickly evacuated with no injuries to personnel. The causes of the fire are currently unknown, but local authorities are investigating to determine the potential causes...

2014-09-17 12:22:40

KINGSEY FALLS, QC, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Cascades is proud to announce the launch of Ultratill(TM), our most recent innovation in the new generation of mushroom containers boasting a lighter environmental footprint. Available to mushroom growers and packers across North America, Ultratill(TM) is made of low-density PETE (LDPETE)[1] that contains 80% recycled post-consumer material. Lighter than comparable containers commonly found on the market, Ultratill(TM) provides...

2014-09-09 08:40:07

Green paper manufacturer improves connectivity across plants with Kepware's KEPServerEX and LinkMaster PORTLAND, Maine, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kepware Technologies, a software development company focused on communications for automation, announced today that Cascades Tissue Group has implemented KEPServerEX and LinkMaster to improve connectivity across its diverse and sprawling infrastructure. Since adopting Kepware's communication solutions, Cascades Tissue Group has improved...

2014-08-26 16:25:34

LONDON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Packaging Industry in Canadahttp://www.reportbuyer.com/industry_manufacturing/packaging/packaging_industry_canada_1.htmlAn ageing population, rising healthcare costs and new insight into health and wellness has driven product development and innovation that provides health benefits to consumers, with product development particularly strong in natural products. Canadians are taking a more...

2014-08-18 08:30:44

WAGRAM, NC, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Cascades Inc. (TSX: CAS), a North American leader in the recovery, manufacturing and converting of green packaging and tissue paper products, announces the installation of a new tissue converting facility in Wagram, North Carolina. This investment will reorganize and expand the Company's converting activities in the Southeastern United States - a targeted area of growth for the Corporation. The total estimated cost of the project is US$55...

2014-08-12 08:33:00

KINGSEY FALLS, QC, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - After more than 17 years at the head of Cascades Tissue Group, Mrs. Suzanne Blanchet, President and CEO, announced today that she was passing the torch and leaving the Tissue Group to join the corporate ranks of the Cascades management team as Senior Vice-President, Corporate Development. Mr. Jean Jobin will succeed her and add the title of President to that of Chief Operating Officer which he already holds. "I am very proud of how...

2014-07-04 08:22:02

In MO552 transmitted at 07:00e today, an error occurred in the first paragraph. The second quarter financial results are expected to be released before market open on "Tuesday August 12, 2014" and not "Wednesday August 12, 2014". Corrected copy follows: Release of Cascades' 2014 Second Quarter Financial Results KINGSEY FALLS, QC, July 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Cascades Inc. (TSX: CAS), a leader in the recovery and manufacturing of green packaging and tissue paper products,...


Latest Cascades Reference Libraries

Shasta–Trinity National Forest
2014-07-31 09:18:57

Shasta-Trinity National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of California. It holds 2,210,485 acres of protected land, making it the largest national forest in its state, and five designated wilderness areas including Mount Shasta Wilderness, Trinity Alps Wilderness, and Yolla Bolly-Middle Eel Wilderness. This forest was created in 1954, when the Trinity and Shasta National Forests were combined. Shasta-Trinity national Forest holds many features...

Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest
2014-01-20 14:38:41

Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest is a United States National Forest that is located in the state of Washington. This forest holds 2,561,454 acres and extends along the Cascade Range to Mount Rainier National Park. The forest is divided into four ranger districts known as the Mt. Baker District, the Darrington Ranger District, the Skykomish Ranger District, and the Snoqualmie Ranger District. Because over half of the population of Washington lives within seventy miles of this forest and...

Gifford Pinchot National Forest
2013-11-25 14:48:46

The Gifford Pinchot National Forest is a national forest found in southern Washington, USA, managed by the US Forest Service. It has an area of 1.32 million acres and extends 116 kilometers along the western slopes of Cascade Range from Mount Rainier National Park to the Columbia River. The forest straddles the crest of the South Cascades of Washington State, spread over broad old growth forests, high mountain meadows, several glaciers, and a number of volcanic peaks. The forests highest...

North Cascades National Park
2013-04-18 00:41:24

North Cascades National Park is located in the state of Washington in the United States and was established in 1968. The park holds 504,781 acres and is the largest of three national park areas known as the North Cascades National Park Service Complex. It once contained 318 glaciers, but all of these have retreated at a fast rate and many glaciers have completely disappeared. The largest remaining glacier is Boston Glacier, but other large glaciers include Redoubt, Neve, and McAllister....

Weather Reference Library
2012-05-21 14:26:10

A very important part of being a meteorologist is to understand the topography of the local region. Mountains can have multiple impacts on the weather forecast. For example: if we look at Seattle we see that to the west is the Cascades and they impact the weather as follows. In the Seattle area precipitation coming in of the Pacific exerts all of its energy into Seattle creating a heavier rainfall potential, while if you travel just to the west of the Cascades the precipitation amount...

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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.