Two crystalline nanocellulose projects are among the six new bioindustrial projects receiving funding from Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions through its Bioindustrial Research and Innovation Program 2012-13.
Jun 18, 2013 11:19AM
Kemira’s Paper Segment can now furnish GE Water & Process Technologies’ boiler and cooling water chemical product technologies to the pulp and paper industry.
Jun 18, 2013 11:01AM
A court case involving random alcohol testing by Irving Pulp and Paper Ltd. has been decided by the Supreme Court. The court ruled that the policy imposed by Irving at the company’s Saint John, N.B., kraft mill in 2006 was unreasonable...
Jun 17, 2013 2:50PM
The manufacturing world is familiar with KPIs to measure performance, but when it comes to reliability and maintenance, most companies are only looking a high-level measures that do not specifically evaluate the performance of the maintenance...
Jun 13, 2013 8:11PM
“We are very committed to the long-term future of this business,” said Domtar CEO John D. Williams, at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the company’s new lignin-removal plant in Plymouth, N.C.
Jun 11, 2013 11:43PM
The sixth biennial international CEOs Roundtable organized by the International Council of Forest and Paper Associations (ICFPA) took place in São Paulo, Brazil in June. More than 50 CEOs and association leaders from around the world met...
Jun 11, 2013 9:06PM
The New Brunswick government is providing financial support as part of the acquisition of majority ownership in Twin Rivers Paper Co. by Blue Wolf Capital Partners and Atlas Holdings LLC.
Jun 11, 2013 8:48PM
Kadant Inc. has completed the acquisition of certain assets of the Noss Group, a Sweden-based developer and supplier of screening, hydrocycloning, and deaeration systems and equipment for both virgin and recycled fiber lines as well as for...
Jun 4, 2013 6:53PM
University of Alberta researchers have developed guidelines that are being used by the forestry industry and government foresters to get a jump on climate change when planting trees. Maps developed by Laura Gray, a post-doctoral fellow in the...
Jun 4, 2013 6:39PM
Metso will resurrect the Valmet name to be the parent company as it splits off its pulp, paper and power businesses from its mining, construction and automation units. Metso’s Board has approved a demerger plan to divide the operations...
Jun 4, 2013 2:16PM