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November 20, 2019

BC funds $27M to pulp, paper and forestry projects that will increase wood fibre use

Several pulp and paper projects are among the recipients of a $27-million investment by the governments of British Columbia and Canada and the Forest Enhancement Society of B.C. (FESBC).

PAPTAC announces PaperWeek 2020 keynote luncheon panel

The panel takes place February 5 and brings together four panelists to discuss the pulp and paper workforce.

Resolute, Domtar among AF&PA 2019 Sustainability Awards winners

AF&PA’s annual awards are designed to recognize exemplary sustainability programs and initiatives in the paper and wood products manufacturing industry.

Report on gender diversity in forestry suggests shift may be underway

Osler has released a report that highlights the progress the industry has made in terms of female representation in executive and board positions over the last few years.

Stora Enso introduces Intelligent Pulp Solution for pulp bale traceability

Stora Enso has introduced a solution that increases visibility and unit-level traceability in the pulp value chain, now available to all pulp producers and consumers.

Linerboard mill sees energy savings with installation of smart cleaner system

Coldwater, a paper machine solutions provider, recently started up its EZ eco smart cleaner system on a top former and bottom wire at a North American linerboard mill.

Scaling Up Bio 2019: Collaborating to ‘make the future happen’

As governments, industries and the general public become more concerned about the threat of climate change, the bioeconomy is set to play a major role in developing a low-carbon, circular economy.
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Featured News 

Closing the loop: why sustainability is critical to the paper industry

Sustana Fiber and Rolland Paper are setting a new standard for a sustainable supply chain with their vision for 2030. Pulp & Paper Canada talked to Sustana about its goals for the next decade, and how sustainability is integral to building the circular economy. » Read More

Irving Tissue opens $470M plant in Georgia, announces additional $400M investment

Irving Tissue has officially opened its $470-million tissue plant in Macon, Georgia and, based on a new, additional $400-million investment, will soon double its capacity. » Read More

Paper pushers: using air casters in the paper mill

Daily paper production and processing operations require the safe and precise movement of multi-ton paper, tissue, diaper and corrugated rolls. Enter air bearing machinery. » Read More

SDT Ultrasound Solutions updates LUBExpert solution for bearings

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Green Seal launches verified suppliers program for parent rolls, raw materials

Green Seal has launched a public database that catalogues parent rolls, raw materials, and formulas and concentrate that meet the company’s environmental standards. » Read More

Avensys Solutions releases particulate monitor for wet scrubbers and cold stacks

The monitor measures particulate emissions from wet scrubbers and other processes where the flue gas falls below dew point (cold stack conditions) or water droplets are present. » Read More

Valmet debuts pressure-fed bow screen for stock preparation

The solution reinvents the traditional bow screen with a new, user-friendly design and improved nozzle arrangement enabling higher capacity and greater runnability than before. » Read More

PaperWeek Canada 2020

February 3-6, 2020
Location: Montreal, QC
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BIOFOR International 2020

February 3-6, 2020
Location: Montreal, QC
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March 15-17, 2020
Location: New York, NY
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Nordic Wood Biorefinery Conference

March 24-26, 2020
Location: Stockholm, SWE
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April 26-29, 2020
Location: Atlanta, GA
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May 27-30, 2020
Location: Jasper, AB
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32nd International Mechanical Pulping Conference

June 7-10, 2020
Location: Vancouver, BC
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International Pulp Week

June 14-16, 2020
Location: Vancouver, BC
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