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Trees that grow 40 feet in 10 years, that grow two inches in diameter annually, that have branches only in the top five feet, that have no taper and which are square: not something from the new Star W...
A Pulp & Paper Canada Special ReportAs with most pulp and paper plants, Pacifica Papers' PM 11 at its Powell River, BC, mill operates in a hostile, high-humidity environment, placing severe demands on...
With the trillions of bytes of information available on the World Wide Web, creating a web site may seem like burying your needle in a haystack. It is, however, simple to do and may have advantages fo...
AUCKLAND, New Zealand -- Fletcher Challenge Forests, International Paper, Monsanto Company and Westvaco Corporation have announced their intent to form a forestry biotechnology joint venture to produc...
It is stating the obvious to say that the mill environment is a harsh one that often makes doing any sort of work, even the most routine maintenance, difficult and often dangerous. What then is the ke...
Users of Win 95 and older software should use the free upgrade to 2000 complianceBy Neil McCubbinYou are probably thoroughly fed up with reading and hearing about the "Year 2000 bug" more succinctly ...
Don Dell, 26, typifies the pulp and paper worker of the future: young, educated and highly motivated. "They prepared us well to have a fundamental knowledge of the entire papermaking process," Dell sa...
Strategies abound for how to deal with an industry in transition. Delegates at the 1998 PAPTAC Midwest Branch Annual Meeting were given tips and tactics on how to adapt to the changing market within t...
When the mill was rebuilt in 1983, it was designed to be flexible. This certainly helped make the switch to dissolving pulp easier. Also, although it has been more than 15 years since the mill was reb...
Investor interest in forest products companies is re-emerging, after a lengthy lull. The TSE Paper and Forest Products Index has advanced by almost 29% from its low in late August 1998 through March 1...
Quarterly Results for the three-month period ending Dec. 31, 1998EarningsSales$M$M1998...
PRESSING AND DRYING was the order of business at Thurday's afternoon session, sponsored by the Paper Machine Technology Committee.Peter Slater, Albany International Ltd, Bury UK, discussed the option ...
Increased respiratory symptoms and airflow obstruction, particularly among non-smokers and former smokers can be caused by accidental chlorine or chlorine dioxide (Cl or ClO2) exposure.To validate est...
IF ONLY all Friday sessions could be as well attended as the Energy Committee sponsored session. The first of five papers was a study of the new No. 19 power boiler at Pacifica Papers, Powell River, B...
In many cases, hormones in animals and humans are chemically identical. This similarity suggests that although few human studies have been done, endocrine-related effects first observed in animals can...

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