Only a year after Metso split the company’s pulp and paper business from its process automation operations, the two will be reunited. Valmet Corp. (formerly Metso’s pulp and paper business) has agreed to purchase Metso's Process...
Jan 21, 2015
The world’s first wood-based renewable diesel biorefinery has started commercial production in Lappeenranta, Finland. UPM Lappeenranta Biorefinery is based on a hydrotreatment process developed by UPM, and produces approximately 120...
Jan 13, 2015
The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) has awarded the third annual Skills Award for Aboriginal Youth to Shownoo Blackbird-Williams from Walpole Island First Nation in Ontario.
Dec 23, 2014
Catalyst Paper has decided to indefinitely shut down the No. 9 paper machine, one of three machines at its Powell River operation. The decision is market-related, says the company, due to a lack of orders and a declining market for the paper...
Dec 16, 2014
Community stakeholders and employees of Catalyst Paper’s Powell River mill are being told there is a three-year window to bring the mill back to profitability. Most recently, Eldon Haggarty, president of Local 1, Communications Energy and...
Nov 19, 2014
The new cellulose filament (CF) demonstration plant at Kruger's Trois-Rivières facility is now producing a high quality, world-class strengthening bioproduct equivalent to that produced in the laboratory environment.
Nov 12, 2014
Confederation College officially opened the Ontario Power Generation BioEnergy Learning and Research Centre (OPG-BLRC) in early September. The facility, located in Thunder Bay, Ont., offers opportunities for demonstration, training and...
Oct 28, 2014
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
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 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