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Metis groups form joint venture to commercialize Alberta forests

Source: Daily News | 2014-07-23
Active Energy Group Plc, an international supplier of industrial wood chip, timber products and forestry management services, has entered into a joint venture agreement to exclusively commercialize in excess of 100,000 hectares of mature...

Proposals invited for $90 million in IFIT funding

Source: Daily News | 2014-07-02
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...

Group achieves pilot-scale production of gasoline from woody biomass

Source: Daily News | 2014-06-18
The Gas Technology Institute (GTI) has completed a project with Haldor Topsoe, Inc. that successfully produced a high-octane, renewable “drop-in” gasoline from woody biomass using an integrated biorefinery. The lengthy project used...

Start planning now to present at PaperWeek Canada

Source: Daily News | 2014-06-11
A call for papers has been issued for PaperWeek Canada, the major Canadian gathering for the advancement of the pulp and paper industry. The conference takes place February 2-5, 2015, in Montreal.

Dr. Trevor Stuthridge joins FPInnovations as executive vice-president

Source: Daily News | 2014-06-03
An experienced research leader from New Zealand will be responsible for leading FPInnovations’ operations divisions, effective July 1, 2014. Dr. Trevor Stuthridge will join Canada’s forest products research and innovation...

International delegates descend on Prince George for bio-energy conference

Source: Daily News | 2014-06-03
The final program is set for the 6th International Bioenergy Conference and Exhibition, being held in Prince George, B.C., from June 11-13.

Fortress Paper reports Q1 loss and new co-gen contract

Source: Daily News | 2014-05-13
After taking downtime at its Quebec mill for much of the first quarter, Fortress Paper Ltd. reported a 2014 first quarter EBITDA loss of $13.6 million. The Dissolving Pulp Segment, comprised of the Fortress Specialty Cellulose mill in Thurso,...

Idled Fort Frances mill will be permanently closed

Source: Daily News | 2014-05-06
Resolute Forest Products Inc. announced the permanent closure of its previously idled pulp and paper mill in Fort Frances, Ont.

New million-tonne pulp mill planned for Finland

Source: Daily News | 2014-05-06
Metsä Fibre is planning to build a “next-generation bio-product mill” in the Äänekoski, Finland, that will have annual pulp production of 1.3 million tonnes, and will produce a diverse range of bio-products.

Eastern Canada ramping up wood pellet exports

Source: Daily News | 2014-05-06
North America exported wood pellets valued at over US$650 million in 2013, a dramatic increase of more than 250% in just two years, according to data compiled by the North American Wood Fiber Review. The U.S. South shipped almost three million...