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July 17, 2019
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BC government aims to increase fibre supply with fee for exported logs

In a step to increase British Columbia fibre supply to BC mills, the government of BC has applied a new, targeted fee-in-lieu of manufacturing for exported logs harvested from a coastal BC timber sales licence.

Resolute sells Fort Frances pulp mill to developer

Resolute Forest Products has sold its pulp and paper mill in Fort Frances, Ontario, according to town representatives.

Kimberly-Clark names new chief growth officer

Kimberly-Clark has appointed Alison Lewis to the newly created position of chief growth officer.

Emerald ash borer found outside of regulated area in Quebec

Emerald ash borer (EAB) has been confirmed in Saint-Jean-Port-Joli, Que., outside of the current regulated areas for EAB in Canada.

FPAC encouraged by premiers' call to action on forestry support

The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) says it is pleased to note the collective support at a meeting of Canadian premiers this week for economic commitments relating to trade, immigration and skills.

TAPPI offers intro to kraft pulping and bleaching course for 10th year

Registration is now open for TAPPI’s 2019 Introduction to Kraft Pulping and Bleaching Course, running Aug. 13-14 in Peachtree Corners, Georgia, within metropolitan Atlanta.
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Producing furfural in North America

As market competition in the pulp and paper industry grows and traditional revenue streams erode, mills are on the lookout for new products. Increasingly, bio-sourced products derived from biomass are gaining attention. For hardwood kraft dissolving pulp mills, the production of the chemical compound furfural would not only enhance the use of biomass, but also generate additional revenue. » Read More

Fibre prices for softwood pulp trending upward but prices expected to fall

The cost of wood fibre for the world’s pulp industry has trended upward for over two years because of higher demand and a tightening regional supply of wood fibre, according to a new report by Wood Resources Quarterly. » Read More

ABB releases single-channel two-wire transmitter for pH measurement and control

ABB has released the AWT210 single-channel two-wire transmitter for measurement and control of pH, redox (ORP) and conductivity in hazardous and non-hazardous industrial applications including pulp and paper. » Read More

Resolute Tissue wins sales growth award at Alliance 2019

Resolute Tissue recently won an award for sales growth and performance at the Alliance 2019 Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah. » 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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October 27-30, 2019
Location: St. Louis, MO
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FPInnovations Applied Tissue Course

November 5-6, 2019
Location: Montreal, QC
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