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May 1, 2019

Northern Pulp must change pipeline route, says province

Northern Pulp must find a new route for the pipeline in its proposed effluent treatment plant in order to gain provincial approval, according to the terms of reference issued by the Nova Scotia Environment Department last week.

West Fraser sees earnings dip in Q1 2019 from lower production

West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. has released its Q1 2019 results, citing lower production and demand as the reason for its earnings dip across the lumber and pulp and paper segments.

Global unions kick off safe-at-work campaign for pulp and paper

Following 2019 Workers' Memorial Day on April 28, workers in the pulp, paper, graphical and packaging sectors represented globally by IndustriALL Global Union and UNI kicked off a yearlong safety campaign.

Resolute reports Q1 2019 results with decrease in sales

Resolute cites net income for the quarter ended March 31, 2019, of $42 million, or $0.45 per diluted share, compared to $10 million, or $0.11 per diluted share, in the same period in 2018.

Growing the forest bioeconomy: biomaterials for high-tech applications

B.C.’s forest resources have supported the province’s economy and Canada’s GDP for decades. Relying on conventional products such as lumber, pulp and paper alone will not ensure the long-term success of the forest sector.
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Kruger’s big deal

Pulp & Paper Canada talks to Dino Bianco, the CEO of Kruger Products, about the company's $575-million investment to construct a new tissue facility in Quebec. » Read More

Resolute renews labour agreements at three U.S. mills

Resolute Forest Products has announced a four-year renewal of the master collective agreement covering unionized employees of three U.S. pulp, paper and tissue mills. » Read More

Fabio Perini names new global sales director

Mauro Luna has been appointed the global sales director of Fabio Perini S.p.A., the Italian engineering company that specializes in machine design for the papermaking and tissue converting industries. » Read More

Canfor temporarily curtailing sawmill production capacity in BC

Canfor Corporation has temporarily curtailed operations at all British Columbia dimension mills due to low lumber prices and the high cost of fibre. » Read More

Paper Excellence donates $25K to B.C. Indigenous youth program

Paper Excellence Canada has contributed $25,000 to B.C.’s Outland Youth Employment Program (OYEP), which provides an opportunity for Indigenous youth to gain skills and exposure to the forest industry. » Read More

2019 Mill Map updates due May 10

Want to update your mill’s listing on Pulp & Paper Canada’s 2019 Pulp, Paper & Bioeconomy Map? Contact our editor Kristina at by May 10. » Read More

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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