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March 13, 2019

Northern Pulp says there is 'no plan B' without deadline extension; will be 'forced' to close

Representatives at the Northern Pulp mill have reiterated that without an extension on the January 2020 deadline for its wastewater treatment plan, it will be forced to close its mill in Abercrombie, Nova Scotia.

Implementing ideas: Q&A with Irene Preto, operations specialist at Mercer Celgar

We talked to Preto and several other women working in the pulp, paper and forestry sector for a weeklong series to celebrate International Women’s Day.

White Birch Paper idles Bear Island newsprint mill

White Birch Paper's Bear Island newsprint paper mill in Virginia will be idled effective immediately as it awaits conversion to a linerboard facility.

Meant to be a millwright: Q&A with Jennifer Sartorius of West Fraser Hinton Pulp

As part of our International Women’s Day series, Sartorius tells us how she switched from criminology into the trades – and never looked back.

Kimberly-Clark nominates Todd Maclin and Dunia Shive to its board of directors

S. Todd Maclin and Dunia A. Shive have been nominated for election to replace current board members John F. Bergstrom and James M. Jenness, who will be retiring this year.

Kruger announces Q4 and year-end 2018 results, citing revenue increase amid cost challenges

For KPLP's fourth-quarter results, revenue increased by 5.7 per cent to $359.5 million in Q4 2018 compared to Q4 2017.
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Pursuing opportunities: Q&A with Honey Nampak, process engineer at Harmac Pacific

In an interview for our International Women’s Day series, the Iranian-born Nampak shares how international opportunities led to a fulfilling career in an industry she once didn’t know existed. » Read More

Remembering forestry advocate Peter deMarsh

Peter deMarsh, an advocate of the Canadian forest sector and woodlot owners, was reportedly among the victims of an Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed shortly after takeoff from Addis Ababa on Sunday, according to the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC). » Read More

Fire extinguished at Catalyst Paper's Port Alberni paper mill

A fire that occurred Monday at Catalyst Paper in Port Alberni, British Columbia has been extinguished. » Read More

Ahlstrom-Munksjö adds paper release liners for advanced composites

Ahlstrom-Munksjö's North America Specialty Solutions Coated Products arm has added to its AeroBak collection of release liners used in the manufacture of advanced composites. » Read More

Kruger Products named one of Canada's Best Managed Companies in 2019

This is the second consecutive year that Kruger appears on the list, recognized for its overall performance. » Read More

Sulzer, Tamturbo partner on high-speed compression for pulp and paper

The partnership brings together Sulzer’s sales channels and experience in product development with Tamturbo’s ability to validate technologies in different applications. » Read More

Change from the inside: Pascale Lagacé, VP, environment, energy and innovation at Resolute

In our International Women’s Day series, Lagacé shares how an industry in transformation makes her excited to go to work every day as an agent of change. » 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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