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Employees evacuated after fire breaks out at paper mill

La Tribune is reporting that a machine fire in the finishing department of the Sherbrooke Kruger paper mill led to the evacuation of about 30 workers last week.

JDI takes on students for winter term

The J.D. Irving Group of Companies is welcoming 82 students from 12 institutions across the Atlantic region for a winter co-op term.

Injured forestry workers need better emergency care: Ombudsman

BC Forest Safety ombudsman Roger Harris says forestry workers are not receiving emergency help quickly enough in rural or remote areas.
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SKF destroys 15 tonnes of fake bearings

SKF recently completed legal proceedings against a dealer of counterfeit bearings in Greece. Initiated in 2009, a total of 15 tonnes of counterfeit SKF bearings were seized as part of a raid at a dealer’s warehouse in the area of Piraeus, with whom SKF had no business relationship during these years. » Read More

Tembec welcomes new director

Tembec has announced that Pierre Gignac will be joining its board of directors, assuming the seat of Michel Dumas. » Read More

Domtar invests $25 million to update U.S. paper plants

Charlotte Business Journal is reporting that Domtar Corp. will spend about $25 million to convert boilers to natural gas from coal and modernize equipment at two paper plants in Pennsylvania. » Read More

PaperWeek Canada

Feb. 13-17, 2017
Location: Montreal, QC
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Specialty Papers Europe 2017

April 3-5, 2017
Location: Cologne, Germany
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PaperCon 2017

April 23-26, 2017
Location: Minneapolis, MN
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International Chemical Recovery Conference

May 24-26, 2017
Location: Halifax, NS
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June 7-10, 2017
Location: Whistler, B.C.
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