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December 9, 2015
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Maintenance shutdown morphs into layoffs at Chetwynd

The owners of Chetwynd Mechanical Pulp have laid off 109 workers and announced that the BCTMP mill will not reopen until next March. The mill has been closed since September. >> Read full article

Cascades energy recovery project wins awards

A project to generate steam via energy recovery at Cascades Tissue Group’s Mechanicville plant in New York won two major energy awards this year. >> Read full article

Kamloops mill celebrates 50 years of making pulp

Employees, elected representatives and community leaders joined Domtar executives on Dec. 4 at the Domtar kraft mill in Kamloops, B.C., to mark the mill's 50th year of operations. >> Read full article

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Boeing, Canadian aviation industry launch biofuel project

Boeing, the University of British Columbia and SkyNRG, with support from Canada's aviation industry and other stakeholders, are collaborating to turn leftover branches, sawdust and other forest-industry waste into sustainable aviation biofuel. >> Learn More…


Calender upgrade lets Holmen produce new paper grades

Voith has upgraded and successfully commissioned a paper machine at Holmen Paper in Braviken, Sweden, allowing the papermaker to produce paper grades ranging from newsprint to sophisticated SC papers. >> Read full article

Suzano launches production of fluff pulp made from hardwood fibre

Brazilian pulp and paper producer Suzano is the world's first company to use hardwood fibre to produce fluff pulp. The new product is destined for feminine hygiene products and diapers. >> Read full article

Opinion: A tale of corporate social responsibility

When it comes to corporate social responsibility in the forest industry, Asia Pulp & Paper should be a well-known turnaround story. After coming under fire from Greenpeace, APP has implemented ambitious forest conservation measures and is winning back customers and public favor. >> Read full article

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 Event Calendar 

Webinar - Biomaterials in the P&P sector

December 16, 2015
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PaperWeek Canada

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

PwC’s Annual Global Forest & Paper Industry Conference

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

International Wood Biorefining Week

May 24-26, 2016
Location: Stockholm >> More Info