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A giant step into the future was taken in 1998 with the announcement of the Advanced Papermaking Initiative. The $8.5 million endowment from Forest Renewal BC will help increase the industry's long-te...
MONTREAL, QC -- Tembec Inc. and Kruger Inc. have formed a joint-venture to buy all the shares of Fort James Marathon Ltd. from Deerfield, IL-based Fort James Corporation for $100 million. In the deal,...
It's been called the best-managed company in the business. Despite the industry's recent troubled times, it has been able to post some handsome profits. It's just made several acquisitions that have b...
In the past, paper mills often shut down for an extended period for maintenance. The maintenance staff would work through the shutdown taking equipment off line and rebuilding it. Today's paper mills ...
Mice have been part of most computers for about 10 years now, and kids have trouble understanding how one could use a computer without a mouse. I first tried a mouse with Word for DOS, version 1, abou...
MONTREAL, QC -- Paperboard Industries International Inc. has sold its 50% stake in a French-based pulp mill to its partner Tembec Inc. for $35 million plus an additional $10 million -- the amount link...
If you ask PAPTAC executive director Rob Wood what's new, be prepared to stick around and listen for a while. As the world prepares to greet the new millennium, PAPTAC (Pulp and Paper Technical Associ...
If we accept the proposition that good environmental management can save money then we are ready to make the next step to "eco-efficiency". Eco-efficiency is a management approach that promotes increa...
JANUARY 1 TO SEPTEMBER 30, 1999INJURIESPAYROLLFREQUENCYHOURSRATEA - OVER 100,000 MANHOURS PER MONTHBowater Pulp & P...
WILMINGTON, DE -- DuPont Company has long been considered an industry leader in the making of protective clothing, which safeguard emergency response teams from a number of hazards. The good news is t...
LOUISVILLE, KY -- "Safety is a strategic goal for any company, or it should be," said Jerry Nichter, president of Orr Safety Corporation, one of the largest privately owned safety distributors in the ...
Powerful microcomputers are available in a wide range of sizes, from floor standing towers to the currently popular "palm" devices. We discussed the Palm Pilot in the February issue, and it is still t...
OAKDALE, PA -- Industrial Scientific Corporation is among one of 30 companies in North America that supply gas monitoring equipment. "The mining industry was the first to impose improved gas monitorin...
EDMONTON, AB -- In the spring issue of R&D published by the Alberta Research Council (ARC), a report tells how ARC is participating in a project that will develop an action plan to monitor particulate...
OXNARD, CA -- In certain sectors like petroleum, chemical, pharmaceutical and gas utilities, workers need the protection of flame-resistant garments such as pants, shirts, jackets and coveralls. "The ...

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