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Cascades to close kraft paper operations in East Angus

Cascades is withdrawing from the kraft paper sector and closing its kraft paper manufacturing activities at the East Angus, Que., plant because of unfavourable market conditions and the failure of discussions with a potetial buyer. Close to 175...
Jul 23, 2014 9:22AM

Fraser Papers pensioners could see boost in benefits

The pension benefits of Fraser Papers’ retirees will be the subject of a special session of the New Brunswick legislature on July 29. The legislature is being recalled for a one-day session to amend the Pension Benefits Act, which,...
Jul 23, 2014 7:03AM

Metis groups form joint venture to commercialize Alberta forests

Active Energy Group Plc, an international supplier of industrial wood chip, timber products and forestry management services, has entered into a joint venture agreement to exclusively commercialize in excess of 100,000 hectares of mature...
Jul 23, 2014 6:36AM

Two Sides expands its efforts into Canada

The Canadian Printing Industries Association (CPIA) who has joined paper advocacy group Two Sides as an Allied Organization to promote the responsible production, use and sustainability of print and paper products in the Canadian market.
Jul 22, 2014 3:59PM

Domtar signs UPM to distribute lignin in Europe

UPM has agreed to become the exclusive distributor of Domtar's BioChoice™ lignin in Europe, effective Aug. 1, 2014.
Jul 22, 2014 3:38PM

Mechanical pulping a focus at PAPTAC Atlantic Branch Conference

A small group of people from local mills and a handful of supplier representatives met on Cape Breton in May for the PAPTAC Atlantic Branch conference. With about 50 attendees, the meeting had the feel of a roundtable session, with peers...
Jul 14, 2014 8:52AM

Södra finds partner to promote pulp-based bio-composite material

Södra is taking the first commercial step into the international market for its bio-composite material DuraPulp in collaboration with UK-based James Cropper PLC, a speciality paper and advanced materials group.
Jul 14, 2014 8:35AM

Stark honored for best paper at PacWest

Olaf Stark of Canfor Pulp was granted the H.R. MacMillan Annual Memorial Award for the best technical paper presented at the 2014 PacWest conference.
Jul 11, 2014 7:03AM

Catalyst adds Raymond to board

Catalyst Paper Corp. has announced the appointment of Pierre A. Raymond as an independent director of the company, effective immediately.
Jul 11, 2014 6:19AM

PacWest speakers have ideas for workforce renewal

What is colloquially known as the skills gap, referring to the dearth of skilled trades workers, is also a knowledge gap and an experience gap for pulp and paper companies. The large number of retiring workers means that, for all positions...
Jul 8, 2014 8:03PM

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