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Tissue World Miami conference postponed due to COVID-19 concerns

The Tissue World Miami conference, which was due to run this week, has been postponed due to the COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) outbreak.

Domtar Kamloops using wood waste for renewable power with FESBC support

Domtar’s Kamloops, B.C. mill has partnered with the Forest Enhancement Society of British Columbia (FESBC) to use wood waste from slash piles in order to generate power.

‘Keep innovating’: Robert Pelton awarded with PAPTAC gold medal

The director of McMaster University's Centre for Pulp & Paper Research recently won PAPTAC's highest individual honour.

WEBINAR: Optimizing papermaking operations for today’s workforce is April 9

In this FREE webinar, speakers from FPInnovations and Honeywell engage in a roundtable discussion about papermaking optimization despite declining operator and control engineer experience.

Career shift: Q&A with Krista Young, process engineer at Port Hawkesbury Paper

Krista Young left her 17-year career as a process engineer-turned-communications coordinator in Alberta’s oil and gas sector to move back home to Nova Scotia. There, she fell back into engineering when she took a job with Port Hawkesbury Paper.
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Walking the talk: Q&A with Marie Cyr, mill manager at Domtar Dryden

Marie Cyr served as pulp mill manager at Domtar’s Windsor, Quebec facility for six years before transferring to the company’s Dryden, Ontario plant in August 2019. » Read More

Having it all: Q&A with Serena Silliker, process engineer at Lake Utopia Paper

A career in pulp and paper means exciting opportunities both on the job and off, says Serena Silliker, process engineer at J.D. Irving’, Limited’s Lake Utopia Paper. » Read More
Sponsored Spotlight 

SKF Cooper split bearings – now available as SRB. Cut downtime to a minimum!

SKF Cooper split SRBs are easily replaced in situ and require very few changes to the shaft alignment or driveline – reducing time to repair by two-thirds.

In a recent example, a bearing replacement took 4 hours instead of previous 12 – critical hours for many plants!
  Longer service life compared to other split bearings, thanks to the wire cut manufacturing technique
  Sealed variant reduces grease consumption – and cuts environmental impact
  Reduced risk of shaft fretting with better axial clamping
Contact your SKF authorized distributor today to explore how you can be better prepared for your next bearing replacement! » Learn more

Canada’s forest sector pledges support for paid leave to attend citizenship ceremonies

FPAC and the Canadian Wood Council (CWC) are partnering to support the Institute for Canadian Citizenship (ICC) #CelebrateCitizenship Challenge. » Read More

Up for a challenge: Q&A with Cynthia Desjardins, regional general manager at Cascades Containerboard Packaging

Cynthia Desjardins began her career in quality control at Cascades, but the desire to move into management led her away from the company for a decade. » Read More

Canadian Bioeconomy Conference announces global speaker lineup

Canada’s largest and longest-running conference on the bioeconomy is bringing leading sustainability experts from around the world to Prince George in June of this year. » Read More

A natural fit: Q&A with Charlene Strelaeff, fibre forester at Mercer Celgar

Charlene Strelaeff’s love for the outdoors pushed her into a forestry career, first in lumber and now in pulp and paper. She in log procurement, an area that she says is underrepresented when it comes to women. » Read More
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Striving for standards: Q&A with Colleen Lenart, fibreline day superintendent at Skookumchuck Pulp

Twelve years ago, process technologist Colleen Lenart decided to take on a fresh challenge in production, and then in 2012 became a production maintenance coordinator. » Read more

ABB launches optical consistency sensors for wet end measurement

ABB has released the KPM KC9 Optical Consistency Transmitter family, a new range of sensors that provide accurate measurement of total and/or ash consistency for better wet end measurement and control in pulp and paper processes. » Read more

Voith receives award for sustainable machinery manufacturing

Voith recently won a silver medal in the category of manufacture of special-purpose machinery in EcoVadis’ sustainability management assessment. » Read more

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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PaperCon 2020 (postponed - new date TBA)

Postponed - new date TBA
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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