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MONTREAL, QC -- Abitibi Consolidated Inc. has acquired newsprint rival Donohue Inc. in a stock deal that will likely reduce newsprint production and induce more mergers in the industry. The combined c...
THE FUNDAMENTAL requirements for reels have remained virtually unchanged since the first reel was designed. Quality and quantity of the product reeled, safety, and reliability are still the major conc...
WITH THE ENERGY SITUATION in Ontario in a state of flux, the pulp and paper industry stands to benefit from the current situation. A hot topic during the Energy II session, sponsored by the Energy Co...
INPUT z OUTPUTIn the July1999 issue, Phil Riebel described how to build a small, business-oriented, web-site. The concept is still valid, but some of the details are already obsolete, because there is...
Removable HolderThe removable holders can be used to clean the inside of the recovery boiler or any other tank more easily and safely. It consists of a 3-in. by 6-in. pipe, two 2-in.flat bars, two loc...
The Canadian pulp and paper industry is being a leader in the implementation of environmental management systems (EMS) and there is currently a push for mills to obtain ISO 14001 registration. Several...
CANADA'S AVERAGE temperatures have increased by one full degree over the past 100 years. Robert Slater said that Canada's climate models, "among the best in the world," indicate that over the next 100...
January 1 to December 31, 1999 INJURIESPAYROLL HOURSFREQ. RATE A - OVER 100 000 MANHOURS PER MONTHFraser Papers Inc., Edmundston, NB11,280,2280.78...
WINDSOR, QC -- Montreal-based Domtar Inc. plans to spend $23 million to build a cogeneration plant at its Windsor facility. Once complete, the facility will supply 32 megawatts of electricity, account...
CHICAGO, IL -- Chicago-based Smurfit-Stone Container Corp. has struck a deal to buy Montreal-based St. Laurent Paperboard Inc. for about US$1.4 billion. The deal has the US packaging giant laying out ...
Disc Saveall Sector Holding ToolThe purpose of the gadget is to ensure the safe and efficient changing of disc saveall sectors. When changing a sector, the gadget is slid onto the end of the sector be...
The HS valves control the feed to the six modules on the primary pulp cleaners. The valves are not easily accessible and this posed a problem for seeing whether they were open or closed. To improve th...
Research and development into system closure in Canada got a huge boost in February, as Technology Partnerships Canada (TPC) announced a three-year pledge to Paprican's closed cycle technology researc...
Improvements in forming and press sections have allowed for dramatic increases in paper machine production speeds over the last few decades. But as speeds go up, the often overlooked dryer section has...
VANCOUVER, BC -- Fly ash from bark boilers can be converted into fertilizer pellets that are easy to store, handle and spread efficiently. Bark ash fertilizing allows the recycling of vital nutrients ...

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