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Cascades inaugurates solar park in Kingsey Falls

The solar heat facility that Cascades began building in June was inaugurated on Oct. 20 by Pierre Arcand, Quebec’s Minister of Energy and Natural Resources and Minister responsible for the Northern Plan; Mario Plourde, president and...
Oct 22, 2014


Ontario students learn about forest management

Forty students and their teachers from eight southern Ontario high schools will take part in a three-day field course focused on sustainable forest management in Algonquin Park.
Oct 8, 2014


Domtar reorganizes, enhances Xerox paper products

Domtar has unveiled a new packaging look, a realignment of the product line, as well as a series of product enhancements for its Xerox® paper and specialty media line.
Sep 24, 2014


Resolute's Calhoun upgrade will handle hardwood and softwood pulp

Resolute Forest Products broke ground on a US$105-million upgrade project at its Calhoun, TN, pulp and paper mill on Aug. 19. The project includes a continuous cooking system and additional fibreline equipment from Andritz.
Aug 27, 2014


Kimberly-Clark offers tube-free bathroom tissue

After a test period in some U.S. markets, Kimberly-Clark has made bath tissue rolls without the inner cardboard tube available across the U.S.
Aug 25, 2014


Iggesund works to boost image of paper cups

How elegant can a beverage cup made of a paper material be? Iggesund Paperboard wanted to test the limits of what is possible and decided to create a large, decorative cup with a double-walled construction. The double-walled construction means...
Aug 20, 2014


BC Hydro provides incentives for mechanical pulp producers

The B.C. Ministry of Energy and Mines and BC Hydro have introduced a new energy efficiency program aimed at reducing the power costs of mechanical pulp producers. The Power Smart program provides an injection of $100 million over three years...
Aug 5, 2014


Mechanical pulping a focus at PAPTAC Atlantic Branch Conference

A small group of people from local mills and a handful of supplier representatives met on Cape Breton in May for the PAPTAC Atlantic Branch conference. With about 50 attendees, the meeting had the feel of a roundtable session, with peers...
Jul 14, 2014


Södra finds partner to promote pulp-based bio-composite material

Södra is taking the first commercial step into the international market for its bio-composite material DuraPulp in collaboration with UK-based James Cropper PLC, a speciality paper and advanced materials group.
Jul 14, 2014


PacWest speakers have ideas for workforce renewal

What is colloquially known as the skills gap, referring to the dearth of skilled trades workers, is also a knowledge gap and an experience gap for pulp and paper companies. The large number of retiring workers means that, for all positions...
Jul 8, 2014


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