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Cascades awards $76,000 to student athletes

Twenty-three student athletes were awarded a total of $76,000 in individual bursaries, as part of the 13th edition of the Cascades Bursary Program, which is administered by the Quebec Foundation for Athletic Excellence.

Softwood lumber talks still dragging on

British Columbia’s softwood trade envoy says there's a slight opportunity to quickly negotiate a new lumber agreement between Canada and the United States, but if a deal can't be reached by the summer or fall it could mean a lengthy fight, CBC News reports.

Valmet supplies ThruAir for Irving Consumer

Valmet will supply a new Advantage ThruAir (TAD) machine for Irving Consumer Products, which it says will increase Irving's capacity to provide the North American market with premium household paper products.

BillerudKorsnäs first quarter impacted by earlier production problems

Swedish supplier negatively impacted by quality costs from production during the second half of 2016 and start-up costs for the Rockhammar re-build late 2016.

PMP to supply Intelli-Jet V to Sappi

A 212-inch (5.38-metre) Intelli-Jet V hydraulic headbox will be delivered to Sappi North America’s paper machine 12 located in Cloquet, Minnesota, in October 2017.
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Attracting the next generation

The impending skills gap is not a new topic of discussion. Along with proactive succession planning and mentorship between experienced and junior workers is one way to promote knowledge transfer at pulp and paper mills, recruitment — hiring a whole lot of young people — is a significant piece to the puzzle. » Read More

DeZURIK KGO O-Port gate valves designed for difficult and abrasive media

DeZURIK says its KGO O-Port gate valves are designed to be used on virtually all types of liquids, slurries and dry materials, adding that they are specially constructed to handle high-consistency paper stock, wood chips and fly ash, as well as slurries with high solids content and highly viscous fluids. » Read More

Voith SkySoft creping blade

Voith says its SkySoft creping blade will ensure constant tissue quality, describing its “specially developed” ceramic tip as “highly wear-resistant for a longer lifetime and less machine downtime.” » Read More

PaperCon 2017

April 23-26, 2017
Location: Minneapolis, MN
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Introduction to Pulp and Paper Technology course

April 26-28, 2017
Location: Vancouver, B.C.
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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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