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December 19, 2018

Human and machine error led to fatality at Domtar mill

Human error and a manufacturing defect led to a fatal incident at Domtar's Kamloops pulp mill last summer, says a new report by WorkSafeBC.

Canfor extends BC sawmill curtailment

Canfor Corporation has announced it will be extending its temporary curtailment at sawmills in BC and will be reducing operating hours at some sawmills through Q1 2019.

Kruger Products named one of the top employers in Toronto area

Kruger Products, the consumer division of tissue manufacturer Kruger Inc., has been named one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers for 2019 by Mediacorp Canada in its annual roundup.

Western Forest Products sells ownership interest to First Nations

Western Forest Products will sell a seven per cent interest in its Port Alberni forest operation to Huu-ay-aht First Nations in a newly formed limited partnership for $7.2 million.

Paper, packaging and forest products outlook downgraded to stable: report

A new report on the global paper, packaging and forest products industry compiled by Moody’s Investor Service says the outlook for next year has been changed to stable from positive, based on lower-than-expected earnings.
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Resolute in talks to sell shuttered Fort Frances paper mill

Resolute Forest Products is in talks with Repap Resources Group, a private investment firm, to negotiate the sale of Resolute's Fort Frances, Ontario pulp and paper mill, which closed in 2014. » Read More

Swedish firm develops steel belt for packaging made of high-yield pulp

A new steel belt that can create strong packaging material from high-yield pulp has been developed by MoRe Research, a research and development firm. » Read More

Kadant to acquire Syntron Material Handling for $US179M

Kadant Inc., supplier of engineered systems for process industries, will acquire Syntron Material Handling Group for approximately US$179 million. » 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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