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Biomass gasification plant serves transportation sector

A Valmet-supplied gasification plant at GoBiGas (Gothenburg Biomass Gasification Project) will produce biomethane gas by gasifying forest residues and wood pellets. The biomethane is similar to natural gas and will primarily be used in the...
Apr 1, 2014 2:27PM


Falling Canadian dollar is positive for pulp and wood products

A depreciating Canadian dollar is generally credit positive for Canadian companies, says Moody's Investors Service. The industrial sectors that are benefitting the most from the Canadian dollar's decline to $0.90 are exploration and production...
Apr 1, 2014 1:38PM


Fortress Paper receives deferral on Investissement Quebec loan

Fortress Paper Ltd. has been granted a deferral on its upcoming principal payment under its $102.4 million project financing loan with Investissement Quebec relating to its Fortress Specialty Cellulose Mill.
Apr 1, 2014 11:38AM


Archambault continues to lead PAPTAC

Daniel Archambault, executive vice-president of Kruger Inc., has been re-elected as chairman of PAPTAC for 2014.
Apr 1, 2014 11:05AM


SCA first Swedish company to issue "green" bond

Swedish tissue producer SCA has raised SEK 1.5 bn through a green bond issue. The bond proceeds will be used for investments in projects with a positive environmental impact.
Mar 26, 2014 8:25AM


Resolute expands its eco-conscious Align paper grades

Resolute Forest Products continues to expand its Align™ brand of environmentally responsible and budget-friendly papers by adding two more superbrite grades, Hybrid and Alternative, to the company's existing offerings. The Align grades...
Mar 26, 2014 8:00AM


Greenpeace stunt aimed at Resolute Forest Products

Greenpeace and Resolute Forest Products have stepped up their public relations battle again, with the environmental group staging a display on Mount Royal in Montreal, and the forest products company defending itself with information about...
Mar 26, 2014 7:38AM


Natural Resources Minister praises Canada's forest industry

In recognition of the annual International Day of Forests, Mar. 21, the Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources issued a statement describing the current state of Canada’s forest industry.
Mar 26, 2014 6:45AM


Rise in profits hints at Canadian forestry sector turnaround

Canadian forest and paper companies are turning the corner and returning to profitability, according to PwC's Global Forest and Paper Industry Net Earnings Summary for the quarter ending December 31, 2013.
Mar 25, 2014 2:36PM


AV Terrace Bay will test method to extract sugar from biomass

CRIBE is partnering with GreenField Specialty Alcohols to test and develop a biorefining technology that could be applicable to pulp mills.
Mar 19, 2014 8:02AM


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