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November 14, 2018

N.S. premier calls for end to Northern Pulp boat standoff

The premier of Nova Scotia has called for fishermen to end to their boat blockade in Northumberland Strait near Pictou, site of the proposed drainage pipeline for Northern Pulp's effluent.

Canada to reinvest money after Ontario scraps cap and trade

The Canadian government announced it plans to reinvest money allocated to Ontario as part of its Low Carbon Economy Fund after the Ontario government cancelled the cap and trade program last week.

Canfor to acquire South Carolina sawmill for US$110M

Canfor Corporation has announced it will purchase Elliott Sawmilling Co., Inc. located in Estill, South Carolina for a purchase price of US$110 million, which includes normalized working capital.

Ahlstrom-Munksjö to help develop new flexible paper packaging

The global fibre-based materials provider, has partnered with five companies to develop a new flexible paper-based packaging solution.

Ontario invests $13.2M into pre-apprenticeship training for skilled trades

The Ontario government is investing $13.2 million into its pre-apprenticeship training program for future skilled trades workers.
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Cascades Packaging starts up PM1 after dryer rebuild by Toscotec

Cascades Packaging recently started up PM1 at its Kingsey Falls mill in Quebec following a major rebuild of the dryer section supplied by Italian tissue, paper and board systems manufacturer Toscotec. » 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.

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Canada invests $15M into Quebec wood pellet and sawmill complex

The federal government has invested $15 million to help Granule 777, Inc. build the first fully integrated industrial wood pellet and sawmill complex in Canada. » Read More

FITNIR Analyzers to supply liquor and moisture analyzers to Brazil mill

Vancouver process measurement supplier FITNIR Analyzers will provide its online liquor analyzer and MC chip moisture analyzer to the Fibria Celulose S/A Aracruz pulp mill. » Read More

PaperWeek Canada 2019

Feb. 4-7, 2019
Location: Montreal, QC
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BIOFOR International 2019

Feb. 4-7, 2019
Location: Montreal, QC
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Mar. 24-26, 2019
Location: Chicago, IL
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International Pulp Week

May 5-7, 2019
Location: Vancouver, BC
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PaperCon 2019

May 5-8, 2019
Location: Indianapolis, IN
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PACWEST Conference 2019

June 5-8, 2019
Location: Whistler, BC
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