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U.S. begins trade investigation of supercalendered paper from Canada

The U.S. Department of Commerce has initiated a countervailing duty (CVD) investigation of imports of supercalendered paper from Canada, at the request of The Coalition for Fair Paper Imports, an ad hoc association of two U.S. manufacturers of...
Mar 25, 2015 10:21AM


Kruger scholarship presented to Quebec chemistry students

Two chemistry students from the University of Sherbrooke have been granted a Gene H. Kruger Scholarship courtesy of Kruger Inc. Vincent Nadeau, human resources manager of the Kruger Brompton mill recently presented the scholarship to Romain...
Mar 25, 2015 10:02AM


Further investment for CelluForce's oil and gas research

A supplier of oil and gas extraction technology has made an investment in CelluForce to explore the use of nanocellulose to enhance the productivity of oil and gas wells. Details of the investment by Schlumberger will remain confidential.
Mar 25, 2015 9:49AM


FSC demands respect from Resolute

In an open letter to the president of Resolute Forest Products Canada, the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has requested Resolute “immediately stop its discriminatory activities against FSC, and take appropriate corrective and preventive...
Mar 25, 2015 8:38AM


Thurso investment "a disaster" says Fortress CEO

In a recent Financial Post story about Fortress Paper and its CEO Chad Wasilenkoff, the purchase of the pulp mill at Thurso, Que., is singled out as a bad decision.
Mar 18, 2015 7:42AM


NB online map shows details of Crown forests

A new online map released by the New Brunswick Department of Natural Resources shows, in detail, Crown land conservation areas as well as changes in those areas in relation to the Crown Land Forest Management Strategy released by the province...
Mar 18, 2015 7:11AM


Global paper and paperboard growth forecast at 1.1%

World demand for paper and paperboard is forecast to grow to 482 million tons in 2030, but North America will experience shrinking demand, according to Pöyry Management Consulting. This equals an overall increase of 1.1% per year, with...
Mar 18, 2015 6:54AM


Hear from global pulp and paper leaders at PwC conference

Several hundred CEOs and senior executives are expected at PwC’s 28th Annual Global Forest & Paper Industry Conference on May 6 in Vancouver. Participants will hear and discuss how companies are capitalizing on new business...
Mar 17, 2015 10:47PM


Kemira brings GE water technology to pulp and paper sector

GE and Kemira have announced a formal distribution agreement, which combines GE's advanced water technology with Kemira’s on-site services to deliver a seamless offering to the global pulp and paper industry.
Mar 17, 2015 10:34PM


Brief strike at Rock Tenn La Tuque is over

Workers at the Rock Tenn containerboard mill in La Tuque, Que., are ready to restart operations at the mill, after a short strike came to an end on March 10, 2015. A 36-hour strike began on March 6. The next day, Rock Tenn locked out employees....
Mar 11, 2015 12:07AM


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