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J.D. Irving wins SFI 2017 conservation award

The Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc. has announced J.D. Irving as the 2017 winner of the SFI Leadership in Conservation Award, for conservation leadership on 68 forest research projects.

Catalyst Paper applauds decision to cut PST on electricity

Catalyst Paper is applauding the B.C. government’s commitment to eliminate the Provincial Sales Tax on electricity for commercial and industrial users in its 2017 budget update.

Coldwater acquires CoorsTek Ceramic Drainage Elements Business

After a long-term sales and marketing relationship, Coldwater Group has acquired the paper machine drainage elements business of CoorsTek, formerly known as Wilbanks Ceramics.

Brazil: Production, exports grew in first eight months of 2017

The results for exports and production from the planted tree sector in Brazil are positive for the first eight months of 2017. In comparison with this same period last year, exports of pulp rose 4.9 per cent, wood panels 30.4 per cent, and paper 0.6 per cent.
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Columbia Pulp breaks ground on Lyons Ferry straw pulp mill

Columbia Pulp has begun the construction of the 140,000-tonne/year Lyons Ferry wheat straw pulp mill. Described as the first modern mill of its kind in North America, the facility will produce commodity and specialty straw pulp for direct sale to paper and packaging manufacturers as an alternative to wood-based pulp material. » Read More

Kadant Solutions launches Genuine Parts Program

Kadant Solutions, a division of Kadant Inc., has launched its Genuine Parts Program to help raise awareness of the importance of using OEM genuine repair parts when maintaining equipment. » Read More

BASF to consolidate European paper coating dispersions production

In an effort to better compete in a “challenging” market environment, BASF plans to concentrate the production of paper coating dispersions in Europe at two sites. » Read More

Tissue 2017 Conference & Expo

October 3-6, 2017
Location: Miami, Fla.
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50° Pulp and Paper International Congress

October 23-25, 2017
Location: São Paulo, Brazil
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Tissue World Miami 2018

March 21-23, 2018
Location: Miami, Fla.
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Canadian Bioeconomy Conference & Exhibition 2018

June 6-8, 2018
Location: Prince George, B.C.
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