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Forest Biorefinery Summit calls for submissions

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


Reminder: IFIT funding deadline approaches

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


Video from Montreal institute supports forestry in Quebec

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's Calhoun upgrade will handle hardwood and softwood pulp

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 to sell optical features business

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 acquires European packaging company

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


Kimberly-Clark offers tube-free bathroom tissue

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


Compliance order issued to Northern Pulp

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


SFI to bring together global forestry and brand leaders in Montreal

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


Michigan paper mill establishes on-site PCC plant

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


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