February 4, 2019 – Ahlstrom-Munksjö and Metsä Fibre are collaborating on pulp and paper safety by auditing each other’s production facilities.
February 1, 2019 – A worker was briefly trapped at the former Catalyst pulp and paper mill in Campbell River, B.C. last weekend after a floor collapsed and caused a gas leak.
February 1, 2019 – The Ontario government has implemented an online training course program to certify workers who promote health and safety at businesses in the province.
December 18, 2018 – Human error and a manufacturing defect led to a fatal incident at Domtar's Kamloops pulp mill last summer, says a new report by WorkSafeBC, British Columbia's workers' compensation board.
December 13, 2018 – Although combustible dust explosions have been documented in the pulp and paper industry, the frequency of incidents seems to be relatively low in comparison to other industries. However, this trend does not indicate that there is less of a need for protection against combustible dust hazards, but rather indicates the importance of knowing when to protect equipment against explosion hazards.
November 27, 2018 – SIM/Cognibox, a Quebec-based training services company, has released 19 new e-learning training modules in English, for a range of industries including pulp and paper, as part of its ongoing health and safety programming.
December 14, 2018 – Kruger Products, the consumer division of tissue manufacturer Kruger Inc., has been named one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers for 2019 by Mediacorp Canada in its annual roundup.
November 29, 2018 – The Canadian government has announced a $467,000 investment in the Canadian Institute of Forestry to fund a three-year project aimed at increasing women's economic security in the forestry industry.
November 29, 2018 – Irving Forest Services, a division of J.D. Irving Ltd., has seen success with virtual training through the Northern Lakes College (NLC) and Plant Engineering & Maintenance Association of Canada (PEMAC) Maintenance Management Professional (MMP) program, which was designed for maintenance personnel and supervisors to learn effective management of physical assets.
November 8, 2018 – The Ontario government is investing $13.2 million into its pre-apprenticeship training program for future skilled trades workers.
October 11, 2018 – Members of Unifor, the union representing workers at the three B.C. paper mills involved in the recent sale of Catalyst Paper to Paper Excellence, have released a statement regarding the acquisition.
September 21, 2018 - Amcor, provider of flexible packaging solutions, has announced plans to invest more than US$25 million to upgrade its facilities in Madison, Wisconsin over the next year to increase capacity, improve quality and reduce waste while updating technology.
January 11, 2019 –Fabio Perini Brazil, a branch of Fabio Perini S.p.A., a global supplier of machinery and services for tissue converting and packaging, was ranked as one of the Great Place to Work winners for 2018.
November 20, 2018 – Dryden, Ontario's Domtar pulp mill and woodlands operations have reached a new four-year collective agreement with their union.
July 27, 2018 - A new three-year collective agreement has been reached between Unifor Local 1403 and Canadian Kraft Paper (CKP).
May 1, 2018 - Resolute Forest Products today announced the renewal of the collective agreements at eight of its pulp and paper operations in Canada.
Apr. 16, 2018 - Resolute Forest Products Inc. today announced that a tentative four-year agreement has been reached with Unifor, subject to ratification by their members.
Feb. 20, 2018 - Over 120 Unifor delegates kicked off bargaining preparation for the pattern agreement in the pulp and paper industry in Eastern Canada by selecting Resolute Forestry Products as the target company.
August 28, 2018 - Domtar is working on optimizing operations at its Plymouth mill, starting with increasing energy and resource efficiency.
July 30, 2018 - Kruger Inc. has allocated $20 million to its LaSalle and Place Turcot facilities for modernization projects that are set to be completed later this year.
June 4, 2018 – Cascades, a leader in the recovery and manufacture of green packaging and tissue products, has received a Canadian Industry Program for Energy Conservation (CIPEC) Leadership Award in the category of Integrated Energy Efficiency Strategy.
May 18, 2018 – A 26 per cent reduction in CO2 emissions has been achieved three years ahead of time by Smurfit Kappa, according to its newly published sustainable development report.
Apr. 11, 2018 - Taking collective action on climate change has never been as critical as it is today. From floods to severe storms, Ontarians are already experiencing the impact of climate change.
Aug. 24, 2017 - Domtar says it has inaugurated its second generating unit with a power output of 18 MW at its Windsor, Que., mill.
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March 24-26, 2019
IMPS 2019: 28th International Munich Paper Symposium
March 27-29, 2019
BLRBAC 2019 Spring Meeting
April 8-10, 2019
International Pulp Week
May 5-7, 2019
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PACWEST Conference 2019
June 5-8, 2019