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N.S. in talks with Northern Pulp about repayment of outstanding loans

Representatives from the closed Northern Pulp mill are in discussions with the government of Nova Scotia about an outstanding $84.9 million in loans owed to the province.

Performance BioFilaments to scale cellulose production at Resolute plant

Nanofibrillated cellulose (NFC) will be commercially produced at Resolute Forest Products’ Kénogami, Quebec mill starting in 2021.

FPAC solidifies industry position at Globe 2020 sustainability conference

The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is in Vancouver this week to participate in the Globe 2020 conference on sustainability and the clean economy.

Domtar reports net loss of $34M for Q4 2019

Domtar Corporation has cited a net loss of $34 million for the fourth quarter of 2019 compared to net earnings of $87 million for the fourth quarter of 2018.
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Canadian Bioeconomy Conference to highlight wood-based innovations

The Canadian Bioeconomy Conference and Exhibition (CBCE) will take place in Prince George, B.C. June 10-12, 2020. » Read More
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Former N.S. premier steps down from Northern Pulp board

John Hamm, a former premier of Nova Scotia, has stepped down from his role as chairman of the board of directors for Northern Resources Nova Scotia, which is attached to Northern Pulp. » Read More

Toscotec appoints energy technology director for tissue and paper

The new director has more than 20 years of broad industry experience as a technical manager. » Read More

Pixelle completes acquisition of Verso specialty papers mills

Pixelle Specialty Solutions now owns Verso Corporation’s specialty papers mills in Jay, Maine and Stevens Point, Wisconsin. » Read More

Registration open for FPInnovations Applied Tissue Course

Registration is now open to industry participants – including students – who are interested in learning more about tissue manufacturing at FPInnovations’ Pointe-Claire, Quebec facility on May 12 and 13, 2020. » Read More

Solenis opens new global headquarters in U.S.

Specialty chemicals producer Solenis recently opened its new, 90,000-square-foot global headquarters in Wilmington, Delaware. » Read more

ABB launches actuator system for caliper and gloss profile control

ABB has released the Induction xP Plus actuator for paper and packaging manufacturers to control caliper on paper machines calenders. » Read more

Kemira targets carbon neutrality across operations by 2045

In order to reduce emissions, the company says it will source zero-emission electricity, switch to renewables for its sites and electrify processes. » Read more

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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Specialty Papers Europe

April 20-22, 2020
Location: Vienna, AUS
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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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