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September 30, 2015
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Port Hawkesbury’s idled PM1 goes to auction

A two-day online auction on October 6 and 7 is planned to liquidate Port Hawkesbury Paper's Paper Machine #1, plus its associated stock prep equipment and control equipment. >> Read full article

Softwood lumber: Producers await a new deal

After 9 years of the truce imposed by the Softwood Lumber Agreement, what’s next for trade in lumber between the U.S. and Canada? A new deal is needed, but is not likely to happen before the 2006 SLA expires in October. >> Read full article

Quebec newspaper switches to electronic-only weekday edition

Beginning next January, La Presse, a French-language newspaper in Quebec, will cease printing a newspaper for the Monday to Friday editions. Instead, it will provide a free digital edition tailored to tablet computers. >> Read full article

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Cascades opens the doors to the Greenpac mill

At the official inauguration of Cascades’ Greenpac mill in Niagara Falls, N.Y., one of the most advanced linerboard mills in North America, company executives spoke of the determination and teamwork that carried this dream of building a leading-edge containerboard mill through to reality. Greenpac manufactures a lightweight linerboard, made with 100% recycled fibres, on a single Valmet machine with a trim of 8.33 metres. >> Learn More…

 
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Rolland Enterprises adopts policy for forest conservation

Fine paper producer Rolland Enterprises has made a commitment to advance the protection of endangered forests, to research alternatives to tree fibre and to avoid all controversial forest fibre sources. An international environmental group says the policy sets a new standard for the North American paper industry. >> Read full article

NDP promises investments in forestry jobs, innovative research

If elected, the federal NDP party would make key investments in Canada’s forestry sector to create jobs and support innovations aimed at providing long-term sustainability for the industry. >> Read full article

B.C. logging company wins Aboriginal Business Award

LTN Contracting Ltd., the largest timber harvesting contractor in the Prince George area, is the recipient of this year’s FPAC-CCAB Aboriginal Business Leadership Award, for its efforts to hire Aboriginal workers and support of an education fund. >> Read full article

 
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TAPPI PEERS

October 25-28, 2015
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IBBC International Bioenergy & Bioproducts Conference

October 28-30, 2015
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The Future of Paper Packaging

October 28, 2015
Location: Mississauga, Ont. >> More Info

PaperWeek Canada

February 1-5, 2016
Location: Montreal, Que. >> More Info