June 12, 2019 – Despite frequent laughs shared by attendees at the annual Wood Products Safety Summit held in Prince George, B.C., yesterday, it was clear safety is serious business for the industry.
May 30, 2019 – Employees of Resolute’s Thunder Bay sawmill recently earned $10,000 to donate to a charitable organization through an in-house safety program.
May 28, 2019 – Ontario's manufacturing workplaces are 1.6 per cent less safe over last year, according to the 2019 results of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB)'s Health and Safety Index.
May 27, 2019 – Health and safety is a perennial issue, especially in industries such as pulp and paper where workers are at risk every day while carrying out their duties.
May 13, 2019 – The Wood Products Safety Summit is taking place on June 11, 2019 in Prince George, B.C.
May 6, 2019 – When I asked the participants of our annual Safest Mills in Canada contest what safety means to their pulp and paper organization, I received a number of encouraging comments.
August 15, 2019 – Kruger Packaging has developed a free online course in rightweighting for members of the The Independent Packaging Association (AICC) and The Packaging School.
July 11, 2019 – Registration is now open for TAPPI’s 2019 Introduction to Kraft Pulping and Bleaching Course, running Aug. 13-14 in Peachtree Corners, Georgia, within metropolitan Atlanta.
July 3, 2019 – When the federal government announced late last year that it is investing nearly half a million dollars in a three-year project to increase and retain jobs for women in the forestry sector, it was a small step forward for an industry that has long been traditionally male dominated.
June 25, 2019 – The Technical Association of the Pulp & Paper Industry (TAPPI) recently inducted Dale Midyette, a senior process engineer at Jacobs, as a TAPPI Fellow.
June 19, 2019 – Between retiring workers and limited new recruits to the workforce, pulp and paper companies are already experiencing the repercussions of the manufacturing skills gap – and Pulp & Paper Canada wants to know about your challenges and potential solutions in our new industry survey.
June 17, 2019 – Voith has launched an online learning portal for PaperSchool, its collection of training courses covering all aspects of the paper manufacturing process.
April 11, 2019 – Cascades is installing 30 new 240-volt charging stations at its Ontario facilities to extend its transportation electrification program to all its employees in the province.
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.
May 13, 2019 – Bleaching of chemical pulps has evolved a lot over the last few decades.
April 1, 2019 – No matter where your mill is located in the world, it is essential to address the challenges of warmer temperatures to make sure the mill continues to run reliably and safely.
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.
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