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April 24, 2019
Wood - BB1

Pulp prices mostly up in Q4 2018 aside from exports to China

Wood Resource Quarterly has released highlights from its Q4 2018 market report, citing that in early 2018, the Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) reached $80.73/m3, its highest level since 2014.

Ottawa funds research to help pulp mills adopt RNG tech

The feds have earmarked $2.38 million to fund a research project at the UBC that will test clean technologies that generate renewable natural gas (RNG) from forest residues.

Kimberly-Clark sees decrease in net sales in Q1 2019 results

First quarter 2019 net sales of $4.6 billion decreased two per cent compared to the year-ago period.

Feds announce $4M in funding for two B.C. forestry projects

The government of Canada has announced over $4 million in funding for two projects in B.C, which are expected to result in 300 forestry jobs.

Winners of 2018 Safest Mill in Canada contest announced

The mill with the lowest total recordable incident rate (mill frequency) in each category is the winner of that class for the year.
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Q&A: Enrico Fazio head of sales of Toscotec's paper and board division

In this Q&A, Enrico Fazio, head of sales of Toscotec's paper and board division, chats about Toscotec's creation of steel dryer cans in the 1960s, and how the Italian paper equipment supplier is eyeing North America in its growth plan. » Read More

Global softwood lumber trade fell 7% in 2018; Canadian exports down 5%

Global softwood lumber trade fell seven per cent in 2018, U.S. lumber prices took a roller coaster ride and China’s wood demand slowed in the 2H/18, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly. » Read More

Paper Excellence donates $25K to local fire department

Paper Excellence Canada has made a $25,000 donation to the Abercrombie Fire Department to support its tanker truck initiative. » Read More

Cascades inaugurates containerboard plant in New Jersey

Cascades has inaugurated its newest and most modern containerboard packaging plant, a US$76-million investment in state-of-the-art equipment. » Read More

ANDRITZ launches textured tissue machine PrimeLineTEX

ANDRITZ has launched its new tissue machine for textured tissue, the PrimeLineTEX. » Read More

Tissue 201: Operations and Runnability Course

April 30-May 1, 2019
Location: Neenah, WI
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Spring Yankee Dryer Committee Meeting

May 2-3, 2019
Location: Neenah, WI
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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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TissueCon 2019

October 1-4, 2019
Location: Orlando, FL
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