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November 25, 2015
FEATURED NEWS: Say goodbye to newsprint: Market update
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U.S. will proceed with countervailing duty on supercalendered paper

A ruling by the U.S. International Trade Commission confirms that a countervailing duty of up to 20 per cent will be applied to supercalendered paper products from Port Hawkesbury Paper, Resolute Forest Products, Catalyst Paper and Irving Pulp & Paper. Canada has requested a review under NAFTA. >> Read full article

Ensyn receives key regulatory approval for cellulosic gasoline

Canadian biofuels developer Ensyn has been granted a key regulatory approval from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its renewable gasoline product, RFGasoline. This drop-in transportation fuel is created by processing Ensyn’s liquid cellulosic feedstock with customary petroleum feedstocks in conventional petroleum refineries. >> Read full article

Study underscores importance of forests for low-carbon economy

An issues paper released by the Canadian Climate Forum documents how forests and products made from tree fibre will play an increasingly critical role in the transition to a low carbon economy. >> Read full article

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Say goodbye to newsprint: Market update

Traditional daily newspapers are a dying breed, but the newspaper business may have turned the corner and adapted to new models of publishing. It’s not good news for newsprint, though. As the industry knows all too well, the onset of the digital age is contributing to declining demand for newsprint grades. >> Learn More…

 
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Quebec’s forests are staying healthy: chief forester’s report

The recent report of the chief forester for Quebec says the health of the public forest in Quebec was maintained from 2008-2013 but recommends monitoring of spruce budworm infestations, timber quality and value, and caribou habitat. >> Read full article

Deadline approaches for biorefinery webinar

Want to learn more about the conditions necessary for a successful forest-based biorefinery? Join FPInnovations’ biorefinery and bioenergy research manager Tom Browne for his presentation, “Technical and economic conditions for success of the forest-based biorefinery,” on December 16 at 2:00 p.m. EST. >> Read full article

Alberta introduces carbon tax and climate plan

Alberta has announced a “Climate Leadership Plan” that accelerates the transition from coal to renewable electricity sources, puts a price on carbon pollution for everyone, and sets emissions limits for the oil sands. >> Read full article

 
 Event Calendar 
 

Webinar - Biomaterials in the P&P sector

December 16, 2015 >> More Info

PaperWeek Canada

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

International Pulp Week

May 1-4, 2016
Location: Vancouver, BC >> More Info

PwC’s Annual Global Forest & Paper Industry Conference

May 4, 2016
Location: Vancouver, BC >> More Info