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Feds, Quebec invest $12.5 million in Papier Masson cleantech project

The Canadian and Quebec governments are providing $12.5 million to White Birch Paper’s Papier Masson mill to help introduce a new process to produce wood fibre for the production of wood-plastic composites, the first project of its kind in North America they say. » Read More

Irving mill charged with dumping into St. John River

The Canadian Press is reporting that Irving Pulp and Paper Limited has been charged with 15 counts of illegal dumping into the St. John River. » Read More

Al-Pac, Alberta announce enhanced collaboration for cellulose nanocrystals

Hokuetsu Kishu Paper (HKP) says it is preparing to increase its collaboration with InnoTech Alberta and Alberta Innovates to further the development of cellulose nanocrystals (CNC), a green nanomaterial produced through the pulping process of its subsidiary Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries (Al-Pac). » Read More
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Pulp and paper biorefineries out of the woods

It’s no secret that demand for newspaper is waning. Even a decade ago, it was common to see public transit commuters absorbed in the “broadsheets” splayed on their laps. Today, not so much. These winds of change have pushed pulp and paper (P&P) mills across the country to that proverbial fork in the road: either adapt or gradually fade away. » Read More

Cascades deemed most responsible company by Quebecers

For the sixth consecutive year, Cascades has been named the most responsible organization and brand in the eyes of Quebecers. » Read More

International Paper finalizes purchase of Weyerhaeuser pulp business

International Paper says it has completed its acquisition of Weyerhaeuser’s pulp business for approximately $2.2 billion in cash, subject to post-closing adjustments. » Read More

Domtar mill recognized for sustainable forest management

Last month, Domtar’s Windsor, Que., mill picked up two accolades for sustainable forest management and its efforts for reducing its ecological footprint. » Read More

PaperWeek Canada

Feb. 13-17, 2017
Location: Montreal, QC » Read More

PaperCon 2017

April 23-26, 2017
Location: Minneapolis, MN » Read More

International Chemical Recovery Conference

May 24-26, 2017
Location: Halifax, NS » Read More