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Pulp mill hit with $241K fine for safety violation

British Columbia’s Skookumchuck Pulp mill has been fined $241,081 for failing to control combustible dust. According to WorkSafeBC, an inspection of the mill found accumulations of dust on multiple horizontal surfaces and fixtures in its chip screen building.

West Fraser CEO Ted Seraphim announces retirement

West Fraser has detailed its senior leadership transition plan. Ted Seraphim has announced he will be retiring as CEO at the end of the Q2 2019, and Ray Ferris has been appointed president and COO effective immediately.

BAP plans to build “world’s first” bamboo bio-refinery and paper mill

BAP Industries of Guatemala will construct and operate what it says is the world’s first bamboo bio-refinery and associated paper mill, located in Nicaragua close to the bamboo raw resource. The facility, it says, will have the capacity to process up to 250,000 metric tonnes of bamboo annually.

Valmet and Fortum partner on technology for lignocellulosic fuels

Valmet and Fortum say they are developing a technology to produce advanced lignocellulosic fuels, such as transportation fuels or higher value bio-liquids, in a move to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Time is running out to save $100 on Canadian Bioeconomy Conference registration

Yes, the early bird does get the worm — or in this case, the brown note, the hundy, the cash, the $100 in savings on the full conference registration price. Early bird registration ends May 11. So why wait?
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Implications of ISO 20494 on mechanical and high-yield pulp producers

Up until now, the only International Standard that specified the requirements for paper permanence was ISO 9706, developed by the Technical Committee ISO/TC 46 on Information and documentation. » Read More

B.C. invests nearly $8 million to continue advancing wood use

The Government of British Columbia is investing $7.8 million to promote the use of B.C. wood overseas, advance wood building systems and products, and expand global markets. » Read More

Archroma debuts new solutions at PaperCon 2018

Colour and specialty chemicals company Archroma highlighted its solutions PaperCon 2018, where it introduced its disulfonated fluorescent whitening agent (FWA), Leucophor ACK liquid, to North American papermakers. » Read More


May 29-31, 2018
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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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PAPTAC International Lignin Conference

September 18-20, 2018
Location: Edmonton, Alta.
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