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Fortress Paper sells security paper business for $28 million

Vancouver’s Fortress Paper is selling its Switzerland banknote and security paper business for roughly $28 million, as the company plans to focus on its dissolving pulp operations and new initiatives.

Biomass among renewable power sources increasing in Canada: NEB

Canada’s non-hydro renewable power capacity grew by more than eight per cent in 2016, adding nearly 1,300 megawatts of solar, biomass and wind-generated power, according to a National Energy Board report.

Resolute gains full ownership of Donohue Malbaie

Resolute Forest Products has acquired 49-per-cent equity interest held by The New York Times Company in Donohue Malbaie for $20 million, adding to the 51-per-cent share it already owns.

Improving wastewater treatment performance to save costs and prevent pollution

Wastewater treatment professionals in the pulp and paper industry face difficult challenges. Many of the manufacturing processes are heavily reliant on water, resulting in large volumes of wastewater that can contain complex mixtures of dyes, liquors, organic pollutants, solids and other chemicals.
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Top 10 stories of 2017

From the Rayonier-Tembec acquisition, to Kruger’s $377.6-million commitment to diversify its operations, to Canadian Kraft Paper’s first anniversary, here’s a look back at the 10 most-read Pulp & Paper Canada stories of the past year, as chosen by you. » Read More

Rob Edwards joins the Coldwater team

Rob Edwards has been hired as Coldwater’s new ceramics technical manager, bringing with him “extensive knowledge and experience with ceramics manufacturing” and a “thorough understanding of mill customer needs and expectations.” » Read More

WRQ: Record high prices for softwood lumber in North America

Demand for imported softwood lumber to the U.S. has fallen by six per cent during the first nine months of 2017 as compared to the same period in 2016. In contrast, Chinese import volumes have been up 21 per cent year-over-year. » Read More

Mondi Group to acquire Powerflute

Mondi Group has signed an agreement to acquire 100 per cent of the outstanding shares in Powerflute Group Holdings Oy – a division of Nordic Packaging and Container Holdings – for €365 million. » Read More

PaperWeek Canada 2018

February 5-8, 2018
Location: Montreal, Que.
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Tissue World Miami 2018

March 21-23, 2018
Location: Miami, Fla.
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PaperCon 2018

April 15-18, 2018
Location: Charlotte, N.C.
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PacWest 2018

May 30-June 2, 2018
Location: Jasper, Alta.
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Canadian Bioeconomy Conference & Exhibition 2018

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