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N.S. pledges $5M in loans for contractors affected by Northern Pulp closure

The province is allocating funding to eligible forestry contractors to help them with payments on equipment loans on a short-term basis.

Five things to expect at PaperWeek Canada 2020

PaperWeek Canada runs Feb. 3 to 6 in Montreal. Here’s a preview of what’s happening at PAPTAC’s conference.

Domtar warns of expected operating loss ahead of Q4 2019 results

Domtar Corporation has told shareholders to expect weaker financial performance ahead of its fourth-quarter 2019 results, which will be released Feb. 7.

Pulpwood prices up in Q3 19 in Western Canada, down in other global regions

The Softwood Fiber Price Index (SFPI) fell by 2.2 per cent quarter-over-quarter to $89.26/odmt in Q3 2019, the lowest level in two years, and slightly below its five-year average.

Saipem Canada acquires CO2 capture unit at Resolute’s Quebec mill

CO2 Solutions sold its CO2 capture unit at Resolute’s Saint-Félicien, Quebec pulp mill to Italian Saipem S.p.A. and its Canadian arm.

Pipe used by Northern Pulp to remain in Boat Harbour until April

It will take a few months to disconnect the province-owned pipe after the Paper Excellence mill’s closure on Jan. 31.

Kimberly-Clark reports earnings up in Q4 and full-year 2019 results

Kimberly-Clark Corporation has reported its fourth-quarter and year-end 2019 results, citing spikes in adjusted earnings.
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Q&A: Improving quality from paper machine to cloud

Automating quality control system diagnostics can bring big gains on the production floor for mills facing worker shortages, says Peter DeNicola, pulp and paper expert at Honeywell. » Read More

Northern Pulp files request for review of N.S. environment decision

Northern Pulp has filed a request for Nova Scotia Supreme Court to conduct a judicial review of the province’s decision last month to have the pulp mill submit an environmental assessment report. » Read More

Danfoss to acquire Eaton’s hydraulics business in $3.3B deal

The business will be transferred into the existing Danfoss business segment, Danfoss Power Solutions, adding approximately 11,000 employees. » Read More

Cascades named one of the world’s 100 most sustainable companies

Cascades has landed on the 2020 list of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations, which recognizes companies for their commitment to environmental, social and governance issues. » Read More

Resolute wins innovation award for pulp biorefinery project

Resolute Forest Products recently won a 2020 BIG Innovation Award for the TMP-Bio project at its pulp and paper mill in Thunder Bay, Ontario. » Read More

TAPPI releases new edition of kraft recovery boilers book

TAPPI has published a new reference book on kraft recovery boilers for engineering, technical, and supervisory staff at pulp and paper mills. » Read More

Valmet to restructure fabrics unit with possible production line move

The company’s preliminary plan is to move its dryer fabric and wide-filter fabric production, which may result in up to 90 employees losing their jobs. » Read More

Top 10 health & safety violations: learn how to avoid them

Ontario’s top 10 list of health and safety violations casts a bright light on opportunities that many Ontario workplaces may be missing. » 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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BLRBAC Spring 2020 Meeting

April 6-8, 2020
Location: Atlanta, GA
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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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Canadian Bioeconomy Conference & Exhibition

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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