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October 3, 2018

Cannabis legalization: Is your mill ready?

Cannabis is set to be legalized for recreational use as of October 17, 2018. How do you define impairment and fitness for work? What types of tasks are safety sensitive?

Mercer International to acquire DMI kraft pulp mills for $465M

Mercer International has signed a deal to acquire Daishowa-Marubeni International (DMI)'s mill properties in Western Canada for $465 million.

Study: Tissue linting can be reduced with aspen kraft

FPInnovations research has found that the tissue linting associated with soft tissue products can be reduced by replacing part of eucalyptus pulp with aspen kraft.

PulpEye to supply Iggesund with pulp analysis

PulpEye recently received an order from paperboard maker Iggesund for two complete PulpEye sets, one for unbleached pulps and another for bleached pulps.

New issue of Pulp & Paper Canada available now

The Fall 2018 issue of Pulp & Paper Canada is available online now. Inside, read about closing the loop on paper costs, new tools for test and measurement and more.
Sponsored Spotlight 

SKF doubles bearing service life for large size bearings

SKF now offers sealed bearings for a range of its large spherical roller bearings. SKF's custom made seal aims to at least double the bearing service life by reducing the risk of contamination in the application significantly. The same seal design used in smaller SRB sizes has achieved a service life of at least double that of an open, non-sealed bearing. Even longer service lives of around three to five times that of a non-sealed bearing can be achieved with SKF's 'Three-Barrier' bearing protection solution, which comprises premium SKF sealed SRBs housed within sealed housings containing a barrier grease. » Learn More
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Resolute to sell South Carolina pulp and paper mill to New-Indy

Resolute Forest Products has agreed to sell its Catawba, South Carolina, paper and pulp mill to New-Indy Containerboard for a total purchase price of about USD 300 million. » Read More
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SDT340 and UAS4.0 Cloud Connected Condition Monitoring

SDT340, together with UAS4.0, is a cloud connected condition monitoring solution that combines the power of ultrasound, vibration, temperature, and RPM in one diagnostic package. The large colour display works in split screen mode, recalls historical measurements, and displays time waveforms and spectrum FFT’s. Data acquisition time is adjustable from seconds up to 10 minutes. Inspect slow speed systems or even machines that do not fully rotate. UAS4.0 is a scalable, multi-technology, multi-platform software to manage and analyze SDT340’s data. Choose from stand-alone, fully networkable server installations, or host your asset condition data in the cloud. » Hear More

Paper Excellence to acquire B.C.’s Catalyst Paper

The deal includes the three Catalyst mills located in Crofton, Port Alberni and Powell River, a distribution centre in Surrey and headquarters in Richmond. » Read More

Kemira increases polymer product prices up to 15%

Kemira, a chemicals company serving customers in water-intensive industries, has announced price increases for all polymer products globally in the pulp and paper segment. » Read More

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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