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Resolute president calls for free trade for lumber

We need to be able to freely sell softwood lumber to the U.S., the president and CEO of Resolute Forest Products told a House of Commons committee. >> Read full article

Executive changes at West Fraser affect pulp operations

Keith Carter has been promoted to vice-president, pulp and energy operations, taking over the responsibilities of Peter Rippon, who is retiring. >> Read full article

Fourth year of growth for Alberta’s forest products industry

Economic output by Alberta’s forest sector grew by five per cent in 2015, led by pulp and paper. >> Read full article

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ABB to deliver drive system for Kruger rebuild

ABB has been chosen as one of the suppliers for the paper machine rebuild project at Kruger’s Trois-Rivières Mill in Quebec. The project is part of Kruger’s $250-million investment to convert its No. 10 newsprint machine (PM10) to manufacture 100-per-cent-recycled, lightweight high-strength linerboard. ABB will deliver and install drive systems for PM 10 and its winder, including ACS880 MultiDrive AC motors and System 800xA control system. >> Learn More…


Register now for PacWest short courses

The PacWest conference is not until June, but organizers are requesting that attendees register early for the three short courses offered in conjunction with this annual industry conference. >> Read full article

J.D. Irving sponsors national skills competition

The J.D. Irving group of companies has signed on as a premier sponsor of the 2016 Skills Canada National Competition, providing lumber and hardware tools and accessories as well as shipping services. >> Read full article

New venue, new dates for PaperWeek Canada

PAPTAC’s annual conference will still be in Montreal but moves to a later date, Feb. 13-17, and a different venue. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

PwC’s Annual Global Forest & Paper Industry Conference

May 4, 2016
Location: Vancouver, BC >> More Info

PaperCon 2016

May 15-18, 2016
Location: Cincinnati, OH >> More Info

PacWest 2016 Conference

June 8-11, 2016
Location: Jasper, AB >> More Info