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October 3, 2018

Domtar donates $10K for BC wildfire relief

Domtar Corporation has donated $10,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to help provide relief for British Columbia wildfires.

Sappi completes rebuild of Paper Machine 1 at Somerset mill

Sappi North America, a producer and supplier of diversified paper and packaging products, has announced the completion of the rebuild of Paper Machine 1 at its Somerset Mill in Skowhegan, Maine.

Ontario calls on public for help with forestry strategy

Over the next seven months, the Ontario government will hold roundtables and gather online feedback to help develop a strategy for promoting economic growth within the forestry sector.

Ontario's WSIB cuts employer premium rates by almost 30 per cent

The Ontario Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) and the provincial government have announced that the WSIB has paid off its unfunded liability, which will lead to a 29.8 per cent cut in employer premium rates by January 1, 2019.

Food inspection agency expands emerald ash borer restrictions in Maritimes

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has updated its regulated areas for emerald ash borer (EAB) to include a part of Nova Scotia and an expanded area in New Brunswick, in an effort to slow the insect's spread.
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Cascades CEO receives Clean50 and Clean16 awards for sustainability

Cascades has announced that its president and CEO, Mario Plourde, received the 2019 Clean50 and Clean16 awards from Delta Management Group. » Read More

SDT launches SDT340 data collector for condition monitoring

SDT, an ultrasound solutions provider, has released the SDT340 data collector and UAS4.0, a cloud-connected condition-monitoring solution that combines ultrasound, vibration, temperature and RPM in one diagnostic package. » Read More

The new NAFTA: Canada inks USMCA deal with U.S & Mexico

After 14 months of negotiations, Canada has signed a new deal with the United States and Mexico that eliminates the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and ushers in the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). » Read More

TAPPI/RISI Tissue 2018

Oct. 2-5, 2018
Location: Appleton, WI
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FPInnovations Pulp, Paper & Bioproducts Course

Oct. 15-19
Location: Pointe-Claire, Que.
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Paper and Beyond 2018

Oct. 16-17, 2018
Location: Brussels, Belgium
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BLRBAC 2018 Fall Meeting

Oct 22-24
Location: Atlanta, GA
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PEERS 2018 Conference

Oct 28-31, 2018
Location: Portland, OR
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