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Resolute idles newsprint mill

Resolute Forest Products Inc. announced the immediate and indefinite idling of its paper mill located in Thorold, Ont. The facility, which employed over 100 workers, has an annual production capacity of approximately 197,000 metric tonnes of newsprint on one machine using 100 per cent recycled furnish.

New VP Finance/CFO for West Fraser

West Fraser has announced Larry Hughes, vice-president finance and CFO, will retire at the end of the month. Who will take over the role?

Feds invest in Canadian-based cleantech innovation

The federal government is committing up to $20 million to support clean energy projects at the pre-commercialization stage. As well, it announced funding for two B.C.-based companies working to develop clean technology, one of which is Canfor Pulp Products.
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    Specialty papers face common challenges

    Producers of specialty papers are being battered by market changes, and will need to be nimble and innovative to survive, said the experts at Specialty Papers US. » Read More
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    Winners named in initial stage of forest inventory challenge

    Foresight Cleantech Accelerator Centre and FPInnovations have announced three winners in the initial stage of the FPInnovations-ARCTIC Forest Inventory Challenge — Arbonaut Oy, Lim Geomatics Inc., and Object Raku Technology — a challenge designed to accelerate innovative technologies to support sustainable forest managements and job creation. » Read More

    CGIS leads severe service valve task force to establish new standards

    Last fall, an interest group led by CGIS president Ross Waters presented their request for a new standard practice — on defining reliable principles and parameters for what separates a severe service valve (SSV) from a general purpose valve) — to the Manufacturers Standardization Society of the Valve and Fittings Industry (MSS). » Read More

    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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    Location: Whistler, B.C.
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