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March 6, 2019

Fort Frances asks for provincial help with Resolute sale

The town of Fort Frances, Ontario has passed a motion criticizing the way Resolute Forest Products has handled the potential sale of its idle pulp mill, asking the provincial government to step in to "use all measures within their authority.”

FSC Canada nearly set on new sustainable forestry standards

The Policy and Standards Committee of FSC International has conditionally approved the national Forests Management Standard put forth by FSC Canada in September 2018.

Mercer Peace River Pulp named one of Alberta's top employers

Mercer Peace River Pulp has been named one of the top 75 employers in Alberta by Mediacorp, owner of the Canada’s Top 100 Employers brand.

Advocating for change: Q&A with Kate Lindsay, VP sustainability at FPAC

As part of our International Women’s Day series, Kate Lindsay tells us how an early interest in the forest led to her career as a biologist-turned-forestry executive.

Neucel lays off remaining workers at idle pulp mill

Neucel Specialty Cellulose has laid off the remaining 20 workers at its idle pulp mill in Port Alice, British Columbia.

Cascades reports Q4 loss in 2018 year-end results

In Q4 2018, the company saw an operating loss of $33 million, compared to operating income of $78 million in Q3 2018 – a change of 142 per cent.

CFS, Lakehead, Confederation sign forest science research agreement

Natural Resources Canada’s Canadian Forest Service is partnering with Lakehead University and Confederation College in Thunder Bay to advance forest science research and education.
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Planning sustainable forests: Q&A with Trina Tosh of Mercer Peace River Pulp

Pulp & Paper Canada talked to Tosh, a woodlands operational supervisor at Mercer Peace River Pulp, and several other women working in the pulp, paper and forestry sector for a weeklong series to celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8. » Read More

Cascades to close two tissue machines in Ontario

Cascades Inc. has announced it will cease operations of two tissue paper machines located in Whitby and Scarborough, affecting 68 positions at the plants. » Read More

Kimberly-Clark to invest $120M in U.S. tissue mill expansion

Kimberly-Clark will invest US$120 million and add more than 50 full-time jobs in an expansion of its tissue paper mill in Jenks, Oklahoma. » Read More

Fisher International adds two new pulp and paper consultants

Marja Eskamm and Katie Menke join the global and North American divisions of the pulp and paper business intelligence firm. » Read More

Asia Pulp & Paper sees decrease in forest cover loss with Canadian technology

Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) says it has witnessed a decrease in natural forest cover loss in the Indonesian rainforest where its pulp suppliers harvest ever since implementing a Canadian-made, space-based monitoring solution. » Read More


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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BLRBAC 2019 Spring Meeting

April 8-10, 2019M
Location: Atlanta, GA
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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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