The Forest Biorefinery Summit is accepting submissions for oral and poster presentations. This international gathering attracts key players from the forest, bioeconomy and chemical sectors , as well as representatives from governments, academia...
Sep 2, 2014 2:55PM
Natural Resources Canada announced in February 2014 that the Investments in Forest Industry Transformation (IFIT) Program was renewed, with an additional $90.4 million. The program is intended help bring the next wave of innovation to market...
Sep 2, 2014 2:37PM
For the second year in a row, the Montreal Economic Institute (MEI) went out into the field to film a video showing how forestry activities coexist with wildlife. The resulting short documentary sketches a picture of the Quebec forest from the...
Sep 2, 2014 2:31PM
Resolute Forest Products broke ground on a US$105-million upgrade project at its Calhoun, TN, pulp and paper mill on Aug. 19. The project includes a continuous cooking system and additional fibreline equipment from Andritz.
Aug 27, 2014 6:44AM
Fortress Paper Ltd. has entered into a share and loan purchase agreement with Nanotech Security Corp., as purchaser, for the sale of all of the shares of its wholly-owned subsidiary, Fortress Optical Features Ltd.
Aug 27, 2014 6:38AM
Sonoco, a large diversified global packaging company, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Weidenhammer Packaging Group, a leading provider of composite cans along with composite drums and rigid plastic containers, for €286...
Aug 26, 2014 3:30PM
After a test period in some U.S. markets, Kimberly-Clark has made bath tissue rolls without the inner cardboard tube available across the U.S.
Aug 25, 2014 3:52PM
Nova Scotia’s Environment Minister Randy Delorey has issued a Ministerial Order to ensure that Northern Pulp takes measures to reduce air quality emissions that exceed approved limits under the Environment Act. The mill, however, has had...
Aug 25, 2014 3:39PM
The Sustainable Forestry Initiative® Inc. (SFI®) will bring together stakeholders across a broad spectrum – from landowners to brand owners – to discuss and determine actions related to forests at the SFI Annual Conference....
Aug 20, 2014 7:46AM
Omya and NewPage kicked off operations at the precipitated calcium carbonate plant located at the NewPage Escanaba, Mich., paper mill site with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Aug. 14.
Aug 20, 2014 7:33AM