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June 12, 2019

VIDEO: Columbia Pulp expects mid-2019 start-up

Columbia Pulp, a straw pulp mill located in Washington, has shared a new video of its progress ahead of start-up, which it now estimates will be in mid-summer 2019.

Canfor significantly curtailing production capacity in BC

Canfor Corporation has announced it will be curtailing operations at all British Columbia sawmills except WynnWood.

FSC launches new standard for forest management in Canada

After five years of rigorous consultation with industry, environment, and social stakeholders and Indigenous groups, the new standard targets the most pressing issues threatening Canadian forests today.

Paper Excellence pulp mills fined for permit violations

Two British Columbia mills owned by Paper Excellence Canada were fined last year by the province for violating the terms of their permits.
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Canadian-made paper straws set for success ahead of single-use plastics ban

On Monday, the federal government announced a national ban on single-use plastics to come into effect as early as 2021 – and one Canadian company is capitalizing on the news with what it believes is the first made-in-Canada drinking straw for the restaurant industry made with Canadian pulp and paper. » Read More

PACWEST 2019 focuses on workforce and technology investments

The three-day conference, held June 5-7 at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler in Whistler, British Columbia, saw 281 delegates from mills across Canada. » Read More

Mercer International joins Alberta Forest Products Association

Mercer International, which operates a kraft pulp mill in Peace River, Alberta, has joined the Alberta Forest Products Association (AFPA) as a member. » Read More

Voith releases new CleanWeave dryer fabrics

With Zircon and ZirconHigh, Voith is adding two new members to the CleanWeave product family. » Read More

Cascades receives awards for sustainable practices

Cascades has garnered a number of awards in recent weeks for its leadership and practices in sustainable development. » Read More

PAPTAC Atlantic Branch Conference

September 18-20, 2019
Location: Edmunston, NB
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TissueCon 2019

October 1-4, 2019
Location: Orlando, FL
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FPInnovations Pulp, Paper & Bioproducts Course

October 7-11, 2019
Location: Montreal, QC
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FPInnovations Applied Tissue Course

November 5-6, 2019
Location: Montreal, QC
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