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April 6, 2016
FEATURED NEWS: West Fraser begins commercial-scale lignin recovery at Hinton
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Canada takes protest over SC paper duties to a higher level

The federal government has filed a request for consultations with the World Trade Organization to challenge U.S. countervailing duties on supercalendered paper imported from Canada. >> Read full article

Air Canada partners in biojet supply chain initiative

Air Canada will participate in a three-year collaborative project that aims to put 400,000 litres of sustainable aviation biofuel into a shared fuel system at a Canadian airport. >> Read full article

Governor General visits Thunder Bay mill

The Governor General of Canada visited Resolute Forest Products’ Thunder Bay pulp and paper mill on March 29 as part of a trip to northern Ontario. >> Read full article

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West Fraser begins commercial-scale lignin recovery at Hinton

A $30-million, commercial-scale lignin recovery plant at the Hinton pulp mill in Alberta began producing lignin last month. The bioproduct will be developed for use as a natural adhesive in the engineered wood products produced by West Fraser, which also owns the Hinton mill. The state-of-the art facility will recover lignin from the pulping operation using a novel technology developed by FPInnovations and NORAM Engineering. >> Learn More…

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IFIT helps new forest bioproducts find new markets

NRCan’s Investments in Forest Industry Transformation (IFIT) program has partnered with NineSigma to establish and manage an open innovation platform to connect with new business opportunities. >> Read full article

UBC Pulp and Paper Centre celebrates 30 years

The Pulp and Paper Centre at University of British Columbia is planning an open house event and an alumni dinner to mark its 30th anniversary. >> Read full article

Forest advisory committee recognized by PEFC

A forest certification advisory committee working with the Algonquin Forestry Authority on sustainable forest management has been recognized with a stewardship award. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

PwC’s Annual Global Forest & Paper Industry Conference

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

PaperCon 2016

May 15-18, 2016
Location: Cincinnati, OH >> More Info

PacWest 2016 Conference

June 8-11, 2016
Location: Jasper, AB >> More Info