May 23, 2019 – Kruger Inc. is receiving a $13.8 million investment from the federal government for biomass and recycled paper projects in Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Brompton, Quebec, respectively.
May 17, 2019 – PaperWeek Canada, the Pulp & Paper Technical Association of Canada (PAPTAC)'s annual conference, has opened its call for papers for the 2020 show.
May 15, 2019 – Canada’s first national Bioeconomy Strategy, released by Bioindustrial Innovation Canada on May 14, reflects the views of more than 400 industry representatives from across the country.
May 15, 2019 – Fortress Global Enterprises Inc. has reported its 2019 first-quarter results with an operating EBITDA loss of $9.7 million compared to operating EBITDA of $4.2 million in the previous quarter.
Published in Financial Reports
April 25, 2019 – British Columbia’s forest resources and fibre supply have supported the province’s economy and Canada’s GDP for decades.
April 9, 2019 – Fortress Xylitol Inc., a subsidiary of Fortress Global Enterprises Inc., has signed an agreement with Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) to receive $10.4 million in funding for a new xylitol and complementary bioproducts demonstration plant at Fortress’s dissolving pulp mill in Thurso, Quebec.
March 20, 2019 – The federal government announced more than $250 million in funding to boost skills development and innovation in the forest products sector in its budget this week.
March 18, 2019 – Lakehead University's Biorefining Research Institute (BRI) is accepting submissions from industry and academia for its International Forest Biorefining Conference (IFBC) and 4th International Symposium on Lignocellulosic Materials (ISLM).
March 5, 2019 - FPInnovations is holding a one-day symposium on opportunities to strengthen the British Columbia bio-economy on Monday, March 11 in Vancouver.
February 5, 2019 – The federal and Quebec governments have announced a combined $6.4-million investment to allow CelluForce Inc.'s cellulose nanocrystal facility to become the world's first full commercial demonstration-scale plant of its kind.
February 5, 2018 – PaperWeek Canada kicked off today, bringing together professionals in the pulp and paper and forestry industries for three days in Montreal.
December 11, 2018 – Fortress Advanced Bioproducts (FortressAB), a subsidiary of Fortress Global Enterprises, will receive an exclusive license from Mondelēz International, one of the world's largest snacking companies, to use its sugar-based bioproduct manufacturing technology on byproducts from Fortress's dissolving pulp mill.
December 3, 2018 – UPM, the renewable resource solutions company, has published a new biodiversity commitment for its forests as one of its responsibility targets for 2030.
Published in Forestry
November 19, 2018 – Attis Industries has released the second video in its new series on its bio-based products and research offering, demonstrating how it breaks down biomass for other uses.
November 5, 2018 – Attis Industries has launched a video series that will give interested parties additional information on the technologies and bio-based products offered under the company's innovations division.
October 22, 2018 – The Power Workers’ Union (PWU) has released a statement saying that the recent decision by Ontario Power Generation (OPG) to close the world’s largest generating station converted from coal to advanced biomass in Thunder Bay is short-sighted.
August 31, 2018 - Finland's Aalto University and VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland have signed a collaboration agreement to develop materials from renewable resources as they work toward sustainability and the bioeconomy.
May 29, 2018 – A new innovation company has been established by Metsä Group to invest in new endeavours to identify and develop new business opportunities in sustainable forest-based bioeconomy and circular economy.
Published in Sustainability
May 22, 2018 – Until recently, ideas of running pulp production on a vast scale and of using wood as raw material for clothes, musical instruments, the interiors and upholstery of cars, and the surfaces of household appliances, seemed utopian. Now they are about to become reality.
West Fraser announces temporary curtailment at B.C. sawmillsMay 17, 2019 – West Fraser has announced temporary production…
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Canada invests over $2.1M in Indigenous forestry projects in AlbertaMay 21, 2019 – The Canadian government has announced investments…
Tariffs lifted on steel, aluminumMay 21, 2019 – The United States government removed its…
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