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January 2, 2019

'No easy solution' to Northern Pulp situation: N.S. premier

Northern Pulp's potential closure would have an impact on Nova Scotia's economy, acknowledges the province's premier, but he says there is "no easy solution" to the mill's ongoing controversy surrounding its effluent drainage plant.

University of Waterloo creates powder that may help cut CO2 emissions

The advanced carbon powder could filter and remove CO2 from emissions at facilities powered by fossil fuels, before being released into the atmosphere with twice the efficiency of conventional materials.

Cascades adds loan and increases credit to $1B

Cascades has increased its authorized credit facility to approximately CAN$1 billion to incorporate the addition of a US$175 million seven-year term loan, which the company says will provide more financial flexibility and reduce financing costs.

Canada invests $295K in New Brunswick Indigenous forestry projects

The first project is a multi-year investment of $255,000 to the Tobique First Nation and the second is an investment of $40,000 to Mi'gmawe'I Tplu'taqnn Incorporated.

West Fraser enters into automatic share purchase plan

West Fraser Timber has entered into a new automatic share purchase plan as part of its normal course issuer bid announced last year.
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Swedish firm develops steel belt for packaging made of high-yield pulp

The project, conducted by MoRe Research alongside IPCO and Mid Sweden University, was established to find ways for newsprint and supercalendered paper mills to convert into production of packaging material. » Read More

Resolute completes sale of Catawba mill for US$300M

Resolute Forest Products has completed the sale of its Catawba, South Carolina, paper and pulp mill to New-Indy Containerboard for US$300 million as of December 31, 2018. » Read More

Paperboard maker Caraustar to be acquired by Greif

Greif, a supplier of industrial packaging products, will acquire Caraustar Industries, a recycled paperboard and packaging solutions company, for US $1.8 billion. » 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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