Pulp & Paper Canada
Safest Mills in Canada
On April 13, 2020, four Resolute mills – Baie-Comeau, Kénogami, Alma and Thunder Bay – finished at the top of Pulp & Paper Canada’s 2019 Safest Mills in Canada contest for their outstanding safety record. Our Baie-Comeau and Kénogami (Quebec) paper mills placed first and second, respectively, in category C (less than 50,000 worker hours per month), our Alma (Quebec) paper mill placed first in category B (50,000 to 80,000 worker hours per month) and our Thunder Bay (Ontario) pulp and paper mill placed second in category A (more than 80,000 worker hours per month). In the event of ties, mills are ranked by the most to least total worker hours, placing Thunder Bay second despite a tie for first, and putting Baie-Comeau slightly ahead of Kénogami. Pulp & Paper Canada has benchmarked mills according to their safety records in an annual ranking since 1926.
Recognition from Quebec Forest Industry Council
Forest Products Mauricie sawmill recognized for excellence in quality control management
On March 10, 2020, Resolute’s Forest Products Mauricie (Quebec) sawmill was recognized by the Quebec Forest Industry Council (Conseil de l’industrie forestière du Québec, or CIFQ) for demonstrating excellence in quality control management throughout 2019. The principal voice of Quebec’s forest products industry, the CIFQ is a non-profit organization representing the interests of its 94 members.
RECYC-QUÉBEC Construction ReCycle Award
Resolute recognized for contribution to the development of waste reduction guidelines
On February 20, 2020, Resolute received a Construction ReCycle Award from RECYC-QUÉBEC, a governmental organization working to promote a circular economy and fight climate change by reducing, reusing, recycling and recovering residual materials. The award recognizes our Gatineau (Quebec) newsprint mill’s contribution to the development of guidelines for sorting wood debris from the construction, renovation and demolition industries. The guidelines will serve to maximize the recovery of post-consumer wood products, diverting these materials from landfills.
BIG Innovation Awards
Resolute recognized as a global innovator
On January 22, 2020, Resolute was announced as a winner in the 2020 BIG Innovation Awards presented by the Business Intelligence Group (BIG). Resolute was recognized for the bio-refinery plant at our Thunder Bay (Ontario) pulp and paper mill, which is developing new ways to efficiently produce and commercialize innovative bio-products derived from wood. The Innovation Awards are presented annually to organizations, products and people bringing new ideas to life. Nominations from across the globe were judged by a select group of business leaders and executives.
Senneterre Millenium Awards
recognized for environmental efforts
On January 11, 2020, Resolute’s Senneterre (Quebec) sawmill received a Millenium Award in the ‘Local Environmental Efforts’ category. This award recognizes actions by a company or an organization to reduce, reuse, recycle and re-purpose as part of its activities. The regional municipality of Vallée-de-l’Or presents the award every two years at the City of Senneterre’s annual Millenium entrepreneurial gala.