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Stark honored for best paper at PacWest

Source: Daily News | 2014-07-11
Olaf Stark of Canfor Pulp was granted the H.R. MacMillan Annual Memorial Award for the best technical paper presented at the 2014 PacWest conference.

PacWest speakers have ideas for workforce renewal

Source: Daily News | 2014-07-08
What is colloquially known as the skills gap, referring to the dearth of skilled trades workers, is also a knowledge gap and an experience gap for pulp and paper companies. The large number of retiring workers means that, for all positions...

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...

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...

Cascades launches alternative to polycoated packaging

Source: Daily News | 2014-06-25
Cascades says its new packaging board is “the ecological answer to the environmental challenge of polycoated packaging products.” Designed primarily for the food and food services industries, Respak is recyclable and compostable,...

Kruger, FPInnovations start up cellulose filament plant

Source: Daily News | 2014-06-18
A scant six-months after it was announced, the cellulose filament demonstration plant at Kruger’s Trois-Rivières mill is a reality. The demo facility will produce up to 5 tonnes per day of cellulose filament, enough to permit...

Forest industry report card: progress made on goals of Vision2020

Source: Daily News | 2014-06-18
The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) today released its first report card on Vision2020, Pathways to Prosperity, the association’s ambitious plan for industry growth.

Cascades turns to solar power at Kingsey Falls mills

Source: Daily News | 2014-06-11
Cascades will install a powerful, 1,490 m2 concentrated solar power (CSP) system on a 4,000 m2 lot to reduce consumption of natural gas used to produce the hot water required by the company’s complex of tissue and board mills in Kingsey...

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.