The contracts involved are the service and maintenance contracts for Dolbeau, which has been operated by Abitibi
since the Fund acquired the plant in January 1999.
Sponsored by the Lake Abitibi
Model Forest and the Canadian Institute of Forestry (CIF), the conference will be held in conjunction with the CIF Annual General Meeting.
and Stone-Consolidated expect their merger to result in more than $74 million in savings annually, on combined revenue of $3.
Companies moving to Westchester County or expanding their presence here during the first six months of the year included Abitibi
Price, Heineken USA, Arthur J.
has petitioned and received an interim order from the Superior Court of Quebec which includes a stay of proceedings in favor of Abitibi
and certain of its affiliates under the Canada Business Corporations Act.
") subsidiary today announced that an order from the Quebec Superior Court in Canada has been obtained authorizing Abitibi
to enter into a loan agreement with Bank of Montreal for debtor-in-possession financing which will be guaranteed by Investissement Quebec (the "Abitibi
According to a press release, Abitibi
and Bowater believe that it is unlikely that eligible Canadian shareholders of Abitibi
-Consolidated will be limited in their ability to receive exchangeable shares and to benefit from a tax deferral for Canadian income tax purposes.
Combining with Abitibi
will position us to generate substantial synergies, improve our financial flexibility and strengthen our competitiveness, all of which we expect will deliver value to our stakeholders.
Most of our recycling operations focus on the Abitibi
Paper Retriever, our free community paper recycling program that provides participating organizations additional funds while teaching the environmental benefits of recycling.
Consolidated operation has a prospective Canadian buyer.
Shareholders are urged to read the joint proxy statement/prospectus/management information circular regarding the proposed combination, and any other relevant documents filed or to be filed by Abitibi
or Bowater because they contain or will contain important information.
Steel giant Mittal Steel USA has joined the Abitibi
Paper Retriever program--a fundraising initiative developed by Abitibi
-Consolidated, based in Montreal, often used by non-profit community organizations, churches and schools.