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Canada files trade complaint against Chinese dissolving pulp duties

The Canadian government has filed a claim with the World Trade Organization regarding the imposition of duties by China against Canadian producers of dissolving pulp (viscose staple fibre grade pulp).
Oct 22, 2014 6:50AM


Recovery boiler committee to meet in Ottawa next month

The fall meeting of the Eastern Canadian Black Liquor Recovery Boiler Advisory Committee (ECBLRBAC) will take place Nov. 17-20 in Ottawa. The meeting will include two days of presentations and discussions, followed by a visit to the Fortress...
Oct 22, 2014 6:44AM


UBC researcher using DNA biosurveillance for forest pests

A new $2.43 million research project, funded in part by Genome BC, has been approved to develop state-of-the-art DNA biosurveillance detection tools for operational deployment. Preventing the introduction and establishment of Invasive Alien...
Oct 22, 2014 6:41AM


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 6:31AM


Global biotechnology event returns to Montreal next year

The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) issued a call to leaders from the biotechnology, chemical and agricultural industries to submit proposals and individual papers for the 2015 World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology. The...
Oct 21, 2014 9:05PM


Ensyn signs second biofuel supply agreement

Ensyn Fuels has signed a contract with Valley Regional Hospital in New Hampshire for the supply of RFO™, Ensyn’s advanced cellulosic biofuel. Ensyn Fuels will provide the hospital with approximately 250,000 gallons/year of RFO for a...
Oct 14, 2014 7:43PM


PAPTAC launches fellowship program for 100th anniversary

As part of the association’s centennial anniversary celebrations, PAPTAC has initiated a Fellowship program. The program aims to recognize outstanding individuals who have demonstrated a long-term and significant contribution to either:...
Oct 14, 2014 7:40PM


CKF brings production of Earthcycle line to NS plant

Canadian food packaging company, CKF Inc., is now producing the Earthcycle ™ line of agricultural trays at its Hantsport, Nova Scotia facility. The first production runs are being delivered to long-term client, Gourmet Trading, LLC,...
Oct 14, 2014 7:38PM


Domtar and Kruger Products among 2014 PPI award winners

Winners of the 2014 PPI Awards, sponsored by RISI, a leading information provider for the global forest products industry, were announced on Oct. 8 at a ceremony in Boston. Among the winners were Domtar’s Windsor, Que., mill, for...
Oct 14, 2014 7:34PM


Neucel fined for pulp mill discharge

Neucel Specialty Cellulose Ltd. has been convicted in provincial court for illegally discharging waste from their pulp mill operation in Port Alice, B.C. The company has been ordered to pay $1,000 in fines to the province and $174,000 to the...
Oct 14, 2014 7:28PM


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