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November 27, 2019

N.S. groups call on environment minister to oppose Northern Pulp’s focus report

Groups opposed to Northern Pulp’s proposed effluent treatment system gathered at a press conference in Pictou, Nova Scotia on November 19 to voice their concern about a focus report the mill submitted to the province last month.

CN, union reach tentative agreement to end rail strike

Canadian National (CN) railway and the union representing its workers have reached a tentative agreement to bring more than 3,000 employees back to work after a weeklong strike.

Kimberly-Clark board elects Michael D. Hsu as chairman

Kimberly-Clark Corporation’s board of directors has elected the company’s chief executive officer Michael D. Hsu as chairman, effective January 1, 2020.

Domtar, Unifor to donate $1M to Kamloops hospital

Domtar and Unifor plan to jointly commit $1 million over the next five years to Royal Inland Hospital (RIH)’s Patient Care Tower Project in Kamloops, B.C., where Domtar operates a pulp and paper mill.

SFI elects three new members to board of directors

Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) has elected three new members to its board of directors to assist in executing its strategic direction for 2020-2024.
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Millar Western’s Whitecourt BCTMP mill installs PulpEye analyzer

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Voith inaugurates new multi-million-dollar paper loom

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WSIB to provide $140M in rebates for successful safety programs

Ontario pulp and paper companies that successfully implement health and safety programs in their workplaces may be financially rewarded in a new $140-million program funded by the provincial government. » Read More

SKF Pulse sensor now available for Android devices

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Kadant Black Clawson awarded de-ink line expansion for Papel San Francisco

Kadant Black Clawson, a subsidiary of Kadant, has received an order from Papel San Francisco to supply a complete stock preparation and de-inking line for its new tissue production line at its Mexicali, Mexico facility. » 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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TissueWorld Miami 2020

March 11-13, 2020
Location: Miami, FL
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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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