April 22, 2019 – Wood Resource Quarterly has released highlights from its Q4 2018 market report, citing that in early 2018, the Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) reached $80.73/m3, its highest level since 2014.
Published in Global Trends
April 22, 2019 – Kimberly-Clark Corporation has reported its first-quarter 2019 results, citing a two per cent decrease in net sales over Q1 2018.
Published in Financial Reports
April 18, 2019 – The federal government has earmarked $2.38 million to fund a research project at the University of British Columbia that will test clean technologies that generate renewable natural gas (RNG) from forest residues.
April 18, 2019 – Cascades has inaugurated its newest and most modern containerboard packaging plant, a US$76-million investment in state-of-the-art equipment.
April 16, 2019 – In this Q&A, Enrico Fazio, head of sales of Toscotec's paper and board division, chats about Toscotec's creation of steel dryer cans in the 1960s, and how the Italian paper equipment supplier is eyeing North America in its growth plan.
Published in Equipment & Systems
April 15, 2019 – Triosim Corporation has opened a new office in Prince George, B.C. to serve its clients in the pulp and paper industry.
April 15, 2019 – Pulp & Paper Canada is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Safest Mill in Canada contest.
April 15, 2019 – Domtar's Espanola, Ontario mill is set to eliminate 70 jobs as part of a modernization project.
April 15, 2019 – The Spring 2019 digital edition of Pulp & Paper Canada is now available!
April 12, 2019 – Northern Pulp is set to continue its survey work in the Northumberland Strait two weeks after receiving word from the province of Nova Scotia that it would need submit further information to complete an environmental impact report for its new wastewater treatment plan.
April 11, 2019 – Wood fibre costs ranged between 45 per cent and 70 per cent of the cash costs for the production of pulp around the world in Q4 2018.
April 11, 2019 – Solenis, a global producer of specialty chemicals, is increasing prices on all polyacrylamides and acrylamide monomer across the North America and EMEA regions, effective immediately.
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).
Published in Workforce
April 9, 2019 – Triosim Corporation, a North American technology and process optimization specialist for the pulp and paper industry, has acquired MTR Martco, LLC.
April 9, 2019 – Daniele Bernacchi has been appointed general manager of M.T.C., a provider of folded tissue solutions.
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.
April 8, 2019 – Peter R. Augustine, president of Fabio Perini North America, has been named as chair of the board for the Technical Association of Pulp and Paper Industry (TAPPI).
April 4, 2019 – The head of Unifor's Atlantic division met with the Nova Scotia premier on April 3 to discuss the future of the Northern Pulp mill, expressing disappointment with the province's environmental assessment request last week.
April 1, 2019 – Valmet has completed the acquisition of GL&V, which was announced on February 26, 2019, for approximately EUR 113 million.
April 1, 2019 – Fortress Global Enterprises Inc. has reported its year-end 2018 and fourth quarter results, citing "significant improvements" over 2017.
Published in Financial Reports
Q&A: Enrico Fazio head of sales of Toscotec's paper and board divisionApril 16, 2019 – In this Q&A, Enrico Fazio, head…
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Ottawa funds research to help pulp mills adopt RNG techApril 18, 2019 – The federal government has earmarked $2.38…
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