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January 30, 2019

Resolute asks for help with no softwood lumber trade agreement in sight

With no trade agreement on softwood lumber in the immediate future, representatives of Resolute Forest Products have asked the government of Ontario for help.

Canadian Kraft Paper joins FPAC

Canadian Kraft Paper Industries Ltd. is the newest member of the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC).

Two Canadians among new appointments to Softwood Lumber Board

Montreal's Kevin Edgson, CEO of EACOM, will represent Canada East, while Vernon, B.C.'s Brad Thorlakson, president and CEO of Tolko, will represent Canada West.

Voith increases price for paper machine clothing in North America

Voith has announced it will increase prices on paper machine clothing in North America by three per cent effective February 1, 2019.

Feltest Equipment expands international team

Feltest Equipment BV has appointed Elvira Hughan as its new marketing manager and Nick Huijben as its new operations manager.

B.C. announces reforms to revitalize coastal forest sector

At the annual Truck Loggers Association (TLA) convention on Jan. 17, B.C. Premier John Horgan announced several policy changes to revitalize the province’s coastal forest sector.

Northern Pulp granted permanent injunction to stop fishermen barricade

Northern Pulp has won a permanent injunction to stop fishermen in Nova Scotia from blocking its boats from completing survey work for its proposed effluent drainage pipeline in the Northumberland Strait.
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From byproducts to bioplastics

The Quebec-based Bosk Bioproducts has revolutionized the way that residuals from the pulp and paper industry can be used. » Read More

Kimberly-Clark announces year-end 2018 results

Kimberly-Clark Corporation has reported its year-end 2018 results, citing overall net sales growth of one per cent, and provided its 2019 outlook with a new strategic plan. » Read More

Valmet appoints two new positions in executive team

Juha Lappalainen, senior vice-president, strategy and operational development, will start a new position in the company’s services business line. » Read More

Mayr-Melnhof Packaging acquires TANN Group

Austrian containerboard company Mayr-Melnhof Packaging has acquired TANN Group, also based in Austria, for approximately EUR 275 million. » Read More

Nova Scotia foresters concerned as Northern Pulp deadline looms

Members of Nova Scotia’s forest industry are becoming uneasy as the legislated closure date of Northern Pulp’s Boat Harbour treatment facility looms, with no replacement facility approved. » Read More

Resolute loses part of lawsuit against environmental organizations; defamation charges stand

Resolute brought racketeering charges against Greenpeace USA, Stand.Earth and five individuals, which were dismissed by a California judge. » 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 Munich Paper Symposium 2019

Mar. 27-29, 2019
Location: Munich, GER
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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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