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December 11, 2019

Fortress Global Enterprises fails to secure bid for financing

Fortress has not secured a third-party bid to finance the company and its subsidiaries, Fortress Specialty Cellulose and Fortress Bioenergy.

Report: Pulpwood, pulp prices down in most regions in Q3 2019

Wood Resources International has released its Wood Resource Quarterly report on the global forest industry in the third quarter of 2019. Read the highlights.

Corner Brook Pulp and Paper to eliminate 22 permanent jobs ahead of shutdown

The affected workers at the newsprint mill will remain full-time but be reassigned as casual employees.

Ontario draft forest sector strategy focuses on reducing costs, boosting innovation

The province plans to stimulate job creation, promote economic growth, and reduce costs for businesses while ensuring sustainable forest management.

Valmet to shutter Hudson Falls foundry and machine shop

Declining demand in the pulp and paper industry for the cast iron dryer products manufactured at the facility led to the decision to shutter the plant, says the company.

X Tronics now representing Nidec-Avtron Encoders in Canada

Nidec-Avtron manufactures a line of encoders from light mill duty to severe duty applications, including pulp and paper.
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Mapping the Course Conference 2020

January 23, 2020
Location: Vancouver, WA
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PaperWeek Canada 2020

February 3-6, 2020
Location: Montreal, QC
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TissueWorld Miami 2020

March 11-13, 2020
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Location: New York, NY
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Nordic Wood Biorefinery Conference

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

June 7-10, 2020
Location: Vancouver, BC
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June 10-11, 2020
Location: Prince George, BC
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International Pulp Week

June 14-16, 2020
Location: Vancouver, BC
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