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Forest Stewardship Council recognizes Domtar as conservation champion

The Forest Stewardship Council has recognized Domtar Corporation for its longtime leadership in sustainability by presenting the company the first-ever FSC® Leadership Award for the paper sector. The award celebrates Domtar's innovative...
Oct 28, 2014 11:23PM

Catalyst takes temporary downtime at Powell River

Catalyst Paper will temporarily curtail production on  one of three paper machines at its Powell River mill, removing capacity for 6,500 tonnes of specialty paper grades from the market. Catalyst says the temporary downtime reflects its...
Oct 28, 2014 11:10PM

GTI will supply Millar Western biogas project

Geomembrane Technologies Inc. (GTI) has been chosen to supply equipment for the bioenergy effluent project at Millar Western Forest Products’ Whitecourt Pulp mill. The project will harness clean energy from pulp mill wastes.
Oct 28, 2014 11:00PM

Biomass research centre opens in northern Ontario

Confederation College officially opened the Ontario Power Generation BioEnergy Learning and Research Centre (OPG-BLRC) in early September. The facility, located in Thunder Bay, Ont., offers opportunities for demonstration, training and...
Oct 28, 2014 9:39PM

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

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