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Södra picks GL&V for fibreline upgrade at Mörrum

Södra Cell has appointed GL&V to supply a major upgrade of the softwood pulp line at its Mörrum mill. GL&V will be responsible for screening and washing equipment in the unbleached area of the softwood pulp line. 
Jul 8, 2014 7:37PM


Nominations open for Aboriginal business award for forest industry

Nominations are open for the 2014 Aboriginal Business Leadership Award, a $5,000 award which recognizes and celebrates First Nations entrepreneurs for their success in a forest products business that exemplifies business leadership, exceptional...
Jul 8, 2014 7:24PM


Hinton Pulp to install commercial-scale lignin recovery

West Fraser’s Hinton pulp mill will be the first in Canada to extract lignin from its black liquor recovery stream at commercial scale using the LignoForce process developed by FPInnovations and NORAM Engineering.
Jul 2, 2014 9:44AM


Cascades exits fine paper business, sells Rolland assets

A private equity investment firm has teamed up with management to acquire the Cascades Fine Papers Group from Cascades Inc. for $39.5 million.
Jul 2, 2014 9:06AM


Proposals invited for $90 million in IFIT funding

The federal Minister of Natural Resources, Greg Rickford, invited forest companies to start applying for funding from the $90-million Investments in Forest Industry Transformation (IFIT) program for projects aimed at innovative commercial-scale...
Jul 2, 2014 8:23AM


Kruger Products recognized by Hydro-Québec for energy efficiency

Energy saving measures at Kruger Products’ tissue plant in Crabtree, Que., have earned the site an acknowledgement by the provincial power utility. The Crabtree mill has been named a member of réseau Écolectrique...
Jul 2, 2014 6:33AM


Resolute and Mercer team up to commercialize cellulose filaments

Less than one week after a five ton/day cellulose filament demonstration plant started-up in Quebec, two forest products companies have announced a joint venture to develop applications for this new biomaterial.
Jun 25, 2014 6:01AM


Aggressive action still needed to fight mountain pine beetle in Alberta

Field surveys indicate this past winter brought both good and bad news for Alberta with regard to the province’s mountain pine beetle populations. Government of Alberta survey results show moderate to high over-winter survival in...
Jun 25, 2014 5:53AM


Cascades launches alternative to polycoated packaging

Cascades says its new packaging board is “the ecological answer to the environmental challenge of polycoated packaging products.” Designed primarily for the food and food services industries, Respak is recyclable and compostable,...
Jun 25, 2014 5:48AM


E.S. Fox awarded $2-million contract for Irving modernization

As part of the Irving Pulp & Paper modernization announced in March of this year, E.S. Fox Ltd. of Saint John, N.B., has been awarded a contract of more than $2 million.
Jun 25, 2014 5:39AM


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