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FPAC’s Derek Nighbor: wage subsidy program needs flexibility to work for forestry

The CEO of the Forest Products Association of Canada says that most companies in the sector don't qualify for the federal government's recently announced wage subsidies – but the industry needs financial support to get through the pandemic.

DEADLINE TODAY: Top 10 Under 40 submissions due Apr. 29

The final deadline for nominations to our Top 10 Under 40 contest is today at 5 pm PDT. Recognize a young coworker for their leadership – it’s quick, easy and free!

West Fraser donates N95 masks to BC and Alberta health authorities

West Fraser’s mills have donated 1,000 N95 masks to British Columbia’s Northern Health Authority and Alberta Health Services for use by front-line health-care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Canfor Pulp’s operating income up in Q1 2020 amid volatile market

Canfor Pulp Products has reported an operating income of $6.1 million in its first-quarter 2020 results, citing solid performance at its pulp and paper mills.

Pulp and paper companies pay tribute on National Day of Mourning

Pulp and paper mills joined Canadians on Apr. 28 in paying tribute to workers who have died, were injured or made ill from their work.
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Securing your mill’s control system: Q&A with cybersecurity experts

Pulp & Paper Canada presents a roundup of the best industry advice and some of the latest technologies to optimize cybersecurity at pulp and paper mills, in the context of Industry 4.0. » Learn More

Alberta Forest Products Association appoints new president and CEO

The Alberta Forest Products Association (AFPA) has appointed Jason Krips as its new president and CEO. » Read More

Sonoco announces price hike on paperboard tubes and cores in North America

The price increase is effective with shipments on and after May 13, 2020. » Read More

Kimberly-Clark Corporation sees sales increase in Q1 2020 results

Kimberly-Clark Corporation has reported its first-quarter 2020 results, citing $5 billion in net sales, an increase of eight per cent compared to the year-ago period. » Read More

FITNIR to supply online liquor analyzer to Swedish pulp mill

Canadian company FITNIR Analyzers is supplying a Swedish pulp producer with an online liquor analyzer for a causticizing plant. » Read More

ABB launches colour-coded sensors for pH measurement

ABB has launched a new range of colour-coded sensors for choosing and managing the optimal pH measurement solution. » Read More

A list of forestry events cancelled so far in North America due to coronavirus

Several forestry and pulp and paper events in North America have been postponed, cancelled or modified in an effort to stem the spread of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus). » Read More