Solid Waste & Recycling


  • GFL Environmental and Waste Industries to merge

    October 10, 2018 by Emily Atkins

    TORONTO and RALEIGH, NC – GFL Environmental Inc. and Waste Industries have entered into a definitive merger agreement in a transaction that values Waste Industries at a total enterprise value of US$2.825 billion (approximately C$3.65 billion). The transaction, which is expected to

  • Resolute selling West Virginia recycled pulp mill

    August 30, 2018 by Emily Atkins

    MONTREAL – Resolute Forest Products Inc. has entered into a definitive asset purchase agreement with ND Paper LLC, a subsidiary of Nine Dragons Paper (Holdings) Limited (Nine Dragons), for the sale of its Fairmont, West Virginia, recycled bleached kraft pulp mill,

  • Reid Canada acquiring Deltapac Packaging

    July 10, 2018 by Emily Atkins

    ATLANTA – Reid Canada, a subsidiary of Consolidated Container Company, has acquired the assets of Deltapac Packaging, located in Montreal, Quebec. Deltapac is a manufacturer of plastic bottles servicing the specialty chemical, cosmetic, food, and pharmaceutical industries. Patrick Keese, senior

  • Vertex doubles fleet of hydro-vac units

    July 6, 2018 by Solid Waste & Recycling

    SHERWOOD PARK, Alta. – Vertex Resource Group Ltd. has acquired the business of a private company providing hydro-vac services to the Edmonton, Alberta region in a transaction valued at $4.3 million. This acquisition will double Vertex’s hydro-vac fleet with the

  • Terrapure Environmental buys Envirosystems inc

    June 29, 2018 by Emily Atkins

    “There are many similarities between Terrapure and Envirosystems that make this alliance a great fit,” said Moser. “The businesses of the two organizations are highly complementary and provide services to a common set of industry sectors with a shared focus

  • Newcom launches South Asian Media Co.

    May 29, 2018 by SWR Staff

    TORONTO, Ont. – Newcom Media Inc. has formed Newcom South Asian Media Co. – a 50/50 joint venture with Road Today Publishing Inc. – that will serve the rapidly expanding South Asian community within Canada’s trucking industry. The venture will

  • “Opinion” Seven Suggestions for Successful Acquisitions in the Solid Waste and Recycling Industries

    July 5, 2017 by Mark Borkowski

    A company wants to speed up its growth, and gain new resources and/or assets. Going “solo” through organic growth may work but takes longer to achieve. So the company considers acquisition. It’s like constructing a new house versus buying an

  • “Opinion” Digest What You Eat

    February 7, 2017 by Mark Borkowski

    As we approach in a few weeks most fiscal year ends, we will surely be reading the usual list of major acquisitions made during the year, the corresponding value of the deals, and the key advisors behind the top transactions. The list is