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Top execs address the "brain drain" during PaperCon

Source: Daily News | 2015-04-21
Several seasoned executives offered insights during PaperCon about how their companies are dealing the demographic and cultural shifts that have our industry facing a bubble of retirements in coming years, coupled with a shortage of incoming...

Canadian supplier to provide gasification for UK power plant

Source: Daily News | 2015-04-15
Vancouver-based Nexterra will provide the gasification technology for the Welland Waste Wood Power Plant. Nexterra also participated in the development and financing of the £51.6-million project located in Northamptonshire, UK. The...

Kruger scholarship presented to Quebec chemistry students

Source: Daily News | 2015-03-25
Two chemistry students from the University of Sherbrooke have been granted a Gene H. Kruger Scholarship courtesy of Kruger Inc. Vincent Nadeau, human resources manager of the Kruger Brompton mill recently presented the scholarship to Romain...

NB online map shows details of Crown forests

Source: Daily News | 2015-03-18
A new online map released by the New Brunswick Department of Natural Resources shows, in detail, Crown land conservation areas as well as changes in those areas in relation to the Crown Land Forest Management Strategy released by the province...

Global paper and paperboard growth forecast at 1.1%

Source: Daily News | 2015-03-18
World demand for paper and paperboard is forecast to grow to 482 million tons in 2030, but North America will experience shrinking demand, according to Pöyry Management Consulting. This equals an overall increase of 1.1% per year, with...

Hear from global pulp and paper leaders at PwC conference

Source: Daily News | 2015-03-17
Several hundred CEOs and senior executives are expected at PwC’s 28th Annual Global Forest & Paper Industry Conference on May 6 in Vancouver. Participants will hear and discuss how companies are capitalizing on new business...

Kemira brings GE water technology to pulp and paper sector

Source: Daily News | 2015-03-17
GE and Kemira have announced a formal distribution agreement, which combines GE's advanced water technology with Kemira’s on-site services to deliver a seamless offering to the global pulp and paper industry.

Brief strike at Rock Tenn La Tuque is over

Source: Daily News | 2015-03-11
Workers at the Rock Tenn containerboard mill in La Tuque, Que., are ready to restart operations at the mill, after a short strike came to an end on March 10, 2015. A 36-hour strike began on March 6. The next day, Rock Tenn locked out employees....

FSC Canada discusses informed consent with First Nations and industry

Source: Daily News | 2015-03-10
More than 50 forest managers, technicians, academics, lawyers, industry representatives and First Nations chiefs attended a meeting to discuss free, prior, and informed consent (FPIC) in the context of the forest industry. Facilitated by...

FPInnovations receives $20 million in federal funding

Source: Daily News | 2015-03-04
The federal government will invest $20.6 million towards reinforcing innovation in the Canadian forest sector through the work of FPInnovations, a research organization focused on the forest products sector.