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The pulp and paper industry is under increased pressure to improve manpower productivity and yields. This has lead to mill staffing reductions and efforts to improve control loop performance while ext...
OTTAWA, ON -- Two pulp and paper facilities were among the six winners of the federal 1999 Synergy Awards for University-Industry R&D Partnerships, which comes with a $10 000 research grant and a scul...
Recyclers from Canada, the United States, Europe and as far away as Malaysia met in Ottawa, ON, September 28 to 30. Here, they discussed fundamental research, process development and optimization of p...
Mice can be connected by serial port, PS2 port, USB port or dedicated mouse card. For serial and PS2 ports, there are several plug configurations on the market, which can be a major nuisance. We have ...
ST. PAUL, MN -- Larry Janssen, a certified industrial hygienist with 3M Occupational Health and Environmental Safety Division, said that makers of respiratory protective equipment, or RPE, often act a...
The TSE Paper & Forest Index has outperformed the TSE 300 so far this year, after significantly lagging in 1997-98. The Paper & Forest Index has climbed by 37.5% since late 1998 -- among the fastest i...
There is some reluctance in Canada to open doors for mills to cogenerate electricity, Lachapelle told the Montreal Forest Industry two years ago. Mills could lower their own energy costs and sell surp...
With the new millennium just months ahead, the temptation to assess where we are and where we are going seems irresistible. For the paper industry, the assessment has to include electronic change, the...
MONTREAL, QC -- To remain competitive, North American forest product companies need to start thinking about how they can incorporate other strategies to better increase returns on fibre -- their most ...
I am often surprised at the relatively large proportion of managers and senior staff people in the industry who pay little or no attention to the Internet. A considerable proportion of readers of Pulp...
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...

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