According to a report in the Alberni Valley Times, Catalyst Paper's Port Alberni, BC, division is “constantly hiring,” says general manager Fred Chinn.
Feb 19, 2014
Opening day for PaperWeek Canada 2014, Feb. 3, was intensely focused on research and innovation. FIBRE Day, featuring presentations by all the research networks of FIBRE, ran concurrent with the 4th International Forest Biorefinery Symposium.
Feb 4, 2014
Kruger Inc. and FPInnovations have announced a joint project to develop a five ton/day cellulose filament demonstration plant at Kruger's Trois-Rivières paper mill. Cellulose filaments are long, thin filaments made from wood fibre. They...
Dec 19, 2013
After months of due diligence, Ottawa’s Windmill Development Group and Domtar have signed a definitive agreement of sale for Domtar’s property on Ottawa’s Albert and Chaudière Islands and downtown Gatineau, Que. The...
Dec 11, 2013
Kruger Inc. was presented with the 2013 Green Innovation Award at the 23rd gala of the Association pour le développement de la recherche et de l'innovation du Québec (Québec association for research and innovation...
Nov 26, 2013
After a rebuild of its Whitby, Ont., paper machine with Voith-supplied equipment, Atlantic Packaging Products Limited (APPL) put the machine back into operation on May 24, 2013.
Oct 15, 2013
Alberta’s cellulose nanocrystals (CNC) pilot plant, which produces up to 100 kilograms of CNC per week, was commissioned in early September at Alberta Innovates-Technology Futures’ (AITF) Mill Woods facility before a crowd of...
Oct 1, 2013
Innovation in Canada's forest products sector received international acclaim this week as a Montreal researcher was presented a prestigious award at a gala event in Stockholm, Sweden, for his ground-breaking work.
Sep 24, 2013
At many times in its long history, the mill at Thorold, Ont., has implemented cutting edge technology and ideas, morphing to meet the needs of its market and the demands of its fibre supply, but for 100 years, it has remained a newsprint mill....
Sep 18, 2013
The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is accepting nominations for its annual Skills Award for Aboriginal Youth, as part of its effort to attract more Aboriginal workers to the forest sector.
Sep 17, 2013