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SFI to bring together global forestry and brand leaders in Montreal

Source: Daily News | 2014-08-20
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....

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...

Mechanical pulping a focus at PAPTAC Atlantic Branch Conference

Source: Daily News | 2014-07-14
A small group of people from local mills and a handful of supplier representatives met on Cape Breton in May for the PAPTAC Atlantic Branch conference. With about 50 attendees, the meeting had the feel of a roundtable session, with peers...

Nominations open for Aboriginal business award for forest industry

Source: Daily News | 2014-07-08
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...

Aggressive action still needed to fight mountain pine beetle in Alberta

Source: Daily News | 2014-06-25
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...

Fraser Institute calls for reform of B.C. log export policies

Source: Daily News | 2014-06-24
A ban on log exports would likely hurt B.C.'s forestry and logging industry, concludes a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent Canadian public policy think-tank.

Pulp and paper companies find spots on Best 50 Corporate Citizens list

Source: Daily News | 2014-06-11
Four pulp and paper companies have been named to Corporate Knights' Best 50 Corporate Citizens List for 2014. These are: Domtar, Cascades, Catalyst Paper, and Resolute Forest Products.

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.