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Celebrate 100 years of safety in forestry, pulp and paper industries

Source: Daily News | 2015-08-25
Workplace Safety North (WSN) will host a centennial conference to celebrate 100 years of worker health and safety in the forestry, pulp and paper industries in Ontario. Held on Sept. 24 and 25 in Thunder Bay, Ont., the event will celebrate...

Packaging seminar addresses recycling issues

Source: Daily News | 2015-08-19
Several experts on environmental matters and recycling will be speaking at a seminar entitled “The Future of Paper Packaging”, organized by the The Paper and Paperboard Packaging Environmental Council (PPEC). The event is planned...

Draft CSA forest management standard out for public review

Source: Daily News | 2015-08-19
The draft, fourth revision of the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) Group Sustainable Forest Management System (SFM) standard incorporates changes related to aboriginal relations, public involvement, safety and protection of water features.

Two suppliers raise prices for paper tubes and cores

Source: Daily News | 2015-08-18
Sonoco and Caraustar Industries have both announced price increases for their paperboard tubes and cores, citing higher costs for raw materials. Sonoco’s vice president, global tubes and cores, Adam Wood, said: “The price increase...

PAPTAC tech community meetings coming up

Source: Daily News | 2015-08-11
Various technology communities of PAPTAC have set dates for their fall meetings.

Kemira appoints Poulsen president of paper chemicals business

Source: Daily News | 2015-08-04
Kim Poulsen is joining chemicals supplier Kemira as president of the company’s paper segment and APAC region. Poulsen will also be a member of the management board. He will start in the position on November 1, 2015. He joins Kemira from...

Canadian government enters the war of words with Greenpeace

Source: Daily News | 2015-08-04
The federal government is picking sides, supporting Canada’s forest industry in the face of a campaign by Greenpeace to discredit certain companies and practices. Minister Denis Lebel announced on July 31 that the government of Canada...

Quebec forms group to examine fibre costs

Source: Daily News | 2015-07-29
The Quebec government has formed a working group to examine fibre supply costs and the competitiveness of the province’s forest industry. Made up of representatives from the ministries of finance, the economy and forests, the...

Grants available for bioproducts or technologies

Source: Daily News | 2015-07-29
A new funding program from Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions aims to increase the value derived from Alberta's abundant, renewable biomass resource with new products or technologies for the province's bioindustrial sector.

Cascades' research and development centre celebrates 30 years

Source: Daily News | 2015-07-22
July 22 marks the 30th anniversary of Cascades Inc.'s Research and Development Centre. The company says its facility is Canada's largest private research centre in the pulp and paper industry, with a team of 45 seasoned scientists,...