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October 9, 2019

Fortress Global announces downtime amid soft demand for dissolving pulp

Fortress Global Enterprises is temporarily issuing a market curtailment at its Fortress Specialty Cellulose (FSC) Mill in Thurso, Quebec.

Fort Frances pulp mill owner allowing tours of shuttered site

The new owner of Resolute’s former pulp and paper mill in Fort Frances, Ontario, has offered a 90-day window for companies to tour the defunct plant.

Domtar to cease production on two U.S. paper machines

Domtar Corporation is permanently shutting down two of its paper machines in the United States, resulting in the loss of about 100 jobs.

Evolving an industry

Kelly Cooper, president of the Centre for Social Intelligence (CSI), provides an update on the Gender Equality in Forestry National Action Plan.
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Forestry for the Future: delivering on Canada’s bioeconomy potential

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Northern Pulp files environmental focus report to Nova Scotia government

The report lists third-party assessments indicating the atmosphere, water and marine life will not experience significant adverse effects from the new drainage pipeline. » Read More

Resolute’s Yves Laflamme named to Canada’s 2020 Clean50 and Clean16 lists

Yves Laflamme, president and chief executive officer of Resolute Forest Products, has been named to Canada’s Clean50 and Clean16 lists for 2020 for his activities in sustainability and clean capitalism. » Read More

Motion Canada acquires The Fluid Power House

Motion Canada is a division of Motion Industries and services a range of sectors including pulp and paper. » Read More

Fabio Perini develops Proxima S6 tissue rewinder

Fabio Perini has debuted the Proxima S6, a rewinder reaching speeds of 600 m/min that is designed for every type of away-from-home product. » Read More

FPInnovations Pulp, Paper & Bioproducts Course

October 7-11, 2019
Location: Montreal, QC
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BLRBAC Fall 2019 Meeting

October 14-16, 2019
Location: Atlanta, GA
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PAPTAC Alkaline Pulping Committee Meeting

October 22-23, 2019
Location: Thunder Bay, ON
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October 27-30, 2019
Location: St. Louis, MO
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Fastmarkets RISI North American Conference

October 28-30, 2019
Location: Boston, MA
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PAPTAC Bleaching Committee Fall 2019 Meeting

November 6-8, 2019
Location: Victoria, BC
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PAPTAC ECBLRBAC Fall 2019 Meeting

November 12-14, 2019
Location: Sherbrooke, QC
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International Containerboard Conference

November 13-15, 2019
Location: Miami, FL
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