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Biomass gasification plant serves transportation sector

A Valmet-supplied gasification plant at GoBiGas (Gothenburg Biomass Gasification Project) will produce biomethane gas by gasifying forest residues and wood pellets. The biomethane is similar to natural gas and will primarily be used in the...
Apr 1, 2014

Greenpeace stunt aimed at Resolute Forest Products

Greenpeace and Resolute Forest Products have stepped up their public relations battle again, with the environmental group staging a display on Mount Royal in Montreal, and the forest products company defending itself with information about...
Mar 26, 2014

Enzyme supplier wins Cascades' Sustainable Supplier Award

Enzymatic Deinking Technologies has received a Sustainable Supplier Award from Cascades, a distinction that aims to recognize best business practices among suppliers who have made a commitment to sustainable development. This award enables...
Mar 18, 2014

BC mill teaches educators about paper mill jobs

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

Research and biorefining take the stage on PaperWeek's first day

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 TMP mill will add cellulose filament demonstration plant

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

Domtar sells former E.B. Eddy sites in Ottawa and Gatineau

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

Fly ash from Kruger mill used as cement alternative

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

Voith rebuilds newsprint machine for liner and corrugated medium

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

Cellulose nanocrystal production begins in Alberta

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

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