The genome of the mountain pine beetle – the insect that has devastated B.C.’s lodgepole pine forests – has been decoded by researchers at the University of British Columbia and Canada’s Michael Smith Genome Sciences...
Gray wins international prize for cellulose nanocrystals research
Dr. Derek Gray, holder of the NSERC/FPInnovations Industrial Research Chair at McGill University, is the 2013 Marcus Wallenberg Prize (MWP) recipient, it was announced at the FIBRE Network research conference. Dr. Gray receives the...
Lemaire hands over the reins at Cascades
Alain Lemaire has announced that he will be passing the position of president and CEO of Cascades to Mario Plourde, now chief operating officer of the company. The transfer will take place on May 9.
Environmental groups refuse to continue discussions with Resolute
May 21, 2013 4:31PM
Digital archiving, cellulosic biofuels among disruptive technologies
May 21, 2013 3:30PM
Brookfield sells controlling interest in Twin Rivers
May 21, 2013 1:44PM
Fortress re-thinking Lebel-sur-Quevillon mill conversion
May 14, 2013 8:56PM
Mechanical pulping produces a higher yield than its chemical counterpart, but the equipment used in the process, particularly the high consistency (HC) refiners, is very energy-intensive, which is a challenge at a time of high and increasing...
By Peter Caulfield
Biomass power benefits both mill and town
Video from BC Hydro provides a practical explanation of how efficient pumps translate into improved performance,reliability and productivity, ultimately reducing energy and maintenance costs.
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