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Statement by Canadian ministers on softwood lumber

Jim Carr, minister of natural resources, and Chrystia Freeland, minister of foreign affairs, have issued the following statement following the imposition by the U.S. Department of Commerce of duties on imports of certain Canadian softwood lumber products‎ into the United States.

Cascades consolidates results of Greenpac mill

Cascades has announced that results from the Greenpac mill will now be included with the company’s consolidated financial statements and operational results following changes to the mill’s shareholder agreement.

Supremex appoints new CFO, corporate secretary

Supremex — a North American manufacturer and marketer of stock and custom envelopes, and provider of packaging and specialty products — has named Bertrand Jolicoeur chief financial officer and corporate secretary.

Forest sector will fight for jobs, communities affected by U.S. duties: FPAC

The U.S. Department of Commerce has announced preliminary countervailing duties on Canadian softwood lumber. The duties, a response to a petition filed by the Committee Overseeing Action for Lumber International Trade Investigations or Negotiations (COALITION), will have a negative impact not only here in Canada but also on U.S. consumers, says FPAC.

Outcome of WTO panel decision on Chinese anti-dumping measures

Fortress Paper says the World Trade Organization (WTO) issued its panel report finding in favour of Canada in the dispute relating to China’s imposition of anti-dumping measures on Canada’s dissolving pulp industry.
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Valmet enhances Valmet IQ Web Monitoring System

Valmet has introduced a “completely renewed” version of its Valmet IQ Web Monitoring System, which it says is an integral element of the Valmet IQ Process and Quality Vision System. » Read More

Krohne offers Optiflux 4000 electromagnetic flowmeter

Krohne now offers the Optiflux 4000 electromagnetic flowmeter, which it says is ideal for pulp and paper industry applications, including chemical dosing, bleaching, colouring, and black liquor processing. » Read More

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