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June 14, 2019 – Wood Resources International has reported that global pulp shipments are down 4.1 per cent in Q1 2019 over Q1 2018 in the latest issue of Wood Resource Quarterly.
May 9, 2019 – Prices for pulplogs and wood chips moved up slightly in the U.S. in Q1/19 while they were unchanged or slightly lower in Canada, as compared to Q4/18, according to the latest issue of the North American Wood Fiber Review.
May 8, 2019 – As always, supply and demand of pulp, paper and cardboard products are in flux.
April 22, 2019 – Wood Resource Quarterly has released highlights from its Q4 2018 market report, citing that in early 2018, the Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) reached $80.73/m3, its highest level since 2014.
April 22, 2019 – Global softwood lumber trade fell seven per cent in 2018, U.S. lumber prices took a roller coaster ride and China’s wood demand slowed in the 2H/18, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly.
March 22, 2019 – Moody's Investor Service has changed its outlook for the global paper, packaging and forest products industry to negative.
May 15, 2019 – Fortress Global Enterprises Inc. has reported its 2019 first-quarter results with an operating EBITDA loss of $9.7 million compared to operating EBITDA of $4.2 million in the previous quarter.
May 10, 2019 – KP Tissue Inc. (KPT) has reported the Q1 2019 financial and operational results of KPT and Kruger Products L.P. (KPLP), in which KPT holds a 15.5 per cent interest.
May 9, 2019 – Cascades Inc. has reported its unaudited financial results for the three-month period ended March 31, 2019, citing a 12 per cent increase in sales.
May 3, 2019 – Mercer International Inc. has reported strong first quarter 2019 results, with operating EBITDA increased to a record $123.8 million.
May 1, 2019 – Domtar Corporation has reported its preliminary first-quarter 2019 results, citing solid performance in its paper segment despite a decrease in net earnings from Q4 2018.
May 1, 2019 – Canfor Pulp Products has released its results for the first quarter of 2019, reporting operating income of $18.1 million, up $2.5 million from the fourth quarter of 2018.
June 11, 2019 – Investments in people, technology and assets were the focus of PACWEST’s annual pulp and paper conference last week.
May 6, 2018 - The agenda is set for PacWest 2018, an annual gathering of the Canadian pulp and paper industry for three days of technical and business-oriented sessions. This year’s conference and trade show will run May 30 to June 2 at the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, in Jasper, Alta. 
Apr. 30, 2018 - The Wood Products Safety Summit is taking place on June 6 in Prince George, B.C., as part of this year’s Canadian Bioeconomy Conference & Exhibition. The event will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 4:40 p.m. at the Prince George Civic Centre.
Oct. 16, 2017 - A range of vital topics that will have a profound impact on the future of responsible forestry was discussed by delegates last week at the triennial General Assembly of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), a global forest certification organization.
Oct. 10, 2017 - With growing momentum and urgency behind calls for forest conservation, the Forest Stewardship Council will meet this week in its General Assembly in Vancouver, B.C. This marks the first time the global General Assembly will be held in Canada.
Sep. 29, 2017 - Last week, Balpex, a not-for-profit collective association for independent Canadian businesses in the distribution industry, handed out its annual awards at its Balpex Supplier Summit 2017, and several members of the pulp, paper and packaging industry were recognized.

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