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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.
May 3, 2019 – Cascades is co-hosting a temporary exhibition in Kingsey Falls, Quebec that highlights the role of women in the pulp and paper industry.
April 9, 2019 – J.D. Irving, Limited (JDI) has partnered with New Boots – Progressing Women in Trades and the New Brunswick government to provide career opportunities for 10 women interested in the Skilled Trades Exploration Program for Women (STEPW).
March 20, 2019 – The federal government released its annual budget yesterday, which includes a potential benefit to help workers train and upgrade their skills.
March 8, 2019 – It’s International Women’s Day, and for the final instalment in our weeklong series, we’re sharing the story of Honey Nampak, a process engineer at Harmac Pacific pulp mill.
March 8, 2019 – Irene Preto is an operations specialist at Mercer Celgar.
March 7, 2019 – Judy Vasily, a registered professional forester, is the senior manager of strategic planning and business development in the Residual Fibre Group at Canfor Pulp in Prince George, B.C.
March 7, 2019 – Pascale Lagacé is the vice-president, environment, energy and innovation at Resolute Forest Products.
March 6, 2019 – Jennifer Sartorius is the interim maintenance superintendent at West Fraser Hinton Pulp.
March 5, 2019 – Kate Lindsay is the vice-president, sustainability and environmental partnerships at the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC). 
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