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Further investment for CelluForce's oil and gas research

Source: Daily News | 2015-03-25
A supplier of oil and gas extraction technology has made an investment in CelluForce to explore the use of nanocellulose to enhance the productivity of oil and gas wells. Details of the investment by Schlumberger will remain confidential.

FSC demands respect from Resolute

Source: Daily News | 2015-03-25
In an open letter to the president of Resolute Forest Products Canada, the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has requested Resolute “immediately stop its discriminatory activities against FSC, and take appropriate corrective and preventive...

Thurso investment "a disaster" says Fortress CEO

Source: Daily News | 2015-03-18
In a recent Financial Post story about Fortress Paper and its CEO Chad Wasilenkoff, the purchase of the pulp mill at Thurso, Que., is singled out as a bad decision.

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.

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...

Domtar Windsor manager Eric Ashby named TAPPI Mill Manager of the Year

Source: Daily News | 2015-03-04
TAPPI has announced that Eric Ashby of Domtar Windsor in Quebec has been selected as PIMA’s Mill Manager of the Year. Ashby was selected for this honor due to his outstanding leadership, management, and organizational skills leading to...

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.