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Body found on Domtar site has been identified as missing wildfire evacuee

RCMP have identified a body found at the Domtar pulp mill in Kamloops, B.C. as David Michael Jeff.

APP recognized for sustainability reporting

Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) has received its fifth award from the Indonesian Sustainability Reporting Awards (SRA), a Special Commendation for early adoption of Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Standards.

Canadian industry works to diversify the use of wood fibre

Fortress Global Enterprises Inc. is just one Canadian forestry firm that is forging ahead in the biomass sector. The company recently acquired S2G Biochemicals, a British Columbia-based company that produces xylitol, a food industry sweetener best known as the artificial sweetener in chewing gum.

Global softwood lumber trade reached record-high in 2017

Trade of softwood lumber reached an all-time-high in 2017 as demand for wood was strong in most key markets around the world, as reported in the latest issue of the Wood Resource Quarterly. Lumber prices from Canada, the Nordic countries and Russia moved up to the highest levels in over two years in the 4Q/17.
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New climate-positive packaging leaves zero waste

BillerudKorsnäs says it has introduced its first packaging product delivering a climate-positive impact. The new D-Sack is a dissolvable sack for cement and other construction materials that “disappears” during the mixing process, eliminating packaging waste while promoting a cleaner workplace. » Read More

BASF to unveil VINOFAN vinyl acrylic latex

BASF will launch VINOFAN, a vinyl acrylic latex binder for the paper coating industry, at next month’s PaperCon. VINOFAN will join BASF’s APEX platform of high strength binders developed for paper and board producers to reduce binder parts in their coatings. » Read More

LHA-19-R AC-LVDT sensors with radial connectors

Alliance Sensors Group, a div of H.G. Schaevitz LLC, has expanded its linear position sensor line with the LHA-19-R series AC-LVDTs (linear variable differential transformers). » Read More


April 15-18, 2018
Location: Charlotte, N.C.
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May 29-31, 2018
Location: Helsinki, Finland
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May 30-June 2, 2018
Location: Jasper, Alta.
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Canadian Bioeconomy Conference & Exhibition

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