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March 27, 2019

Class action lawsuit against Corner Brook Pulp and Paper to proceed

The lawsuit was brought forth by community property owners who claim their homes have been damaged by excess water seeping from the Deer Lake canal.

Resolute rejects Repap's bid for Fort Frances pulp mill

Resolute has rejected the offer by Repap Resources Group (under the name Rainy River Packaging) to purchase an idled pulp mill in Fort Frances, Ontario.

Feds commit over $250M to Canada's forest sector in 2019 budget

Canada announced more than $250 million in funding to boost skills development and innovation in the forest products sector in its budget last week.

Moody's revises paper and forest products industry forecast to negative

This change comes three months after Moody Investors Service analysts downgraded the industry outlook from positive to stable.
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Resolute to sell former Port-Alfred pulp mill site to City of Saguenay for $1

The sale will occur later this year and is contingent upon a promise from the City that the 0.3-square-kilometre area will remain open to the public. » Read More

Budget 2019 includes benefits for worker training and skills development

The Canada Training Benefit was one of the announcements made by the Liberal government, which would include an investment of more than $1.7 billion over five years – starting in 2019-20, after the federal election this fall. » Read More

Kemira partners with Koepala on renewable food packaging

This partnership is a result of a recent "Food for Thought" innovation challenge, which Koepala won. The challenge looked for new business models and alternatives to single-use plastics in food packaging. » Read More

New tissue embossing techniques developed

Engraving Solutions, an Italian producer of embossing rollers for the tissue industry and part of the Körber AG Group, has developed three new digital and customized technologies for the tissue market. » Read More

Drive series for pumps, fans and compressors

Siemens has introduced the new Sinamics G120X drive, designed for use in pump, fan and compressor applications in industries such as pulp and paper. » 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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Spring 2019 PAPTAC Bleaching Committee Meeting

May 14-16, 2019
Location: Quinnesec, MI
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PACWEST Conference 2019

June 5-8, 2019
Location: Whistler, BC
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