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Industry responds to U.S. decision to impose newsprint duties

Canadian associations and businesses speak out after the U.S. Department of Commerce on January 10 announced plans to levy duties on imported Canadian uncoated groundwood paper.

PaperWorks invests in warehouse for Wabash paperboard mill

PaperWorks Industries has invested US$3 million in a new warehouse for its Wabash, Ind., paperboard mill. The new facility is expected to be operational during the first quarter of 2018.

Tolko and Splatsin further partnership with letter of intent

Tolko Industries and Splatsin, the southern-most community of the 17 that make up the Secwepemc Nation, have further strengthened their long-standing relationship with the signing of a letter of intent.

Renewing the workforce with training options

To help the industry address the challenges associated with the increased workforce, FPInnovations has developed different training programs with a focus on newly hired employees and those who need to update their skills.
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Mould can infiltrate and weaken bio-composites, UBC researchers find

At UBC Okanagan’s School of Engineering, mould is proving increasingly important in the domain of engineering materials and can lead to early deterioration and structural failure. This is especially the case as manufacturers adopt more bio-derived materials in the drive towards a greener future, explains researcher Bryn Crawford. » Read More

Valmet delivers new chip storing system to Portuguese pulp mill

The Navigator Company says a new large volume chip storing system, delivered by Valmet, has improved the chip feeding into the cooking plant at its pulp mill in Figueira da Foz, Portugal. The fully automatic storing system, which includes conveyors, is integrated with the existing woodyard. » Read More

Buckman welcomes new global VP of its water division

Buckman has appointed Christine Staples as the global vice president of its water division, where she will focus on “delivering growth through innovation, customer relationships, partnerships and sustainable value delivery across the global water industry.” » 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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