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Cariboo Pulp and Paper resumes operations

The mill’s downtime started April 20 and was the result of reduced fibre availability resulting from regional sawmill downtime and other impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

ABB to equip new Quebec pulp mill with drives and quality control

Chantiers Chibougamau has selected ABB to help overhaul its new Nordic Kraft pulp mill in Lebel-sur-Quévillion, Quebec.

Performance BioFilaments receives funding to develop filtration material for N95s

The company has received funding from the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) to research and develop alternative methods of filtration material for use in face respirators.
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Featured News 

Global pulp shipments increased in March despite COVID-19 pandemic

Wood Resources International has released a new report indicating that the forest products industry has remained relatively strong despite the coronavirus pandemic negatively impacting the supply chains for numerous industry sectors worldwide over the past few months. » Learn More

Mercer announces temporary downtime at its Celgar pulp mill

Mercer International has announced that its Celgar mill in Castlegar, British Columbia will take a month of downtime in July. » Read More

NextFor launches EOI for lignin commercialization challenge

The technology incubator for forest-based startups has launched an expression of interest (EOI) for a $1-million joint investment commercialization challenge around lignin. » Read More

Company develops method to make larch chips more desirable for pulp mills

A U.S. engineering firm has been granted patents in Canada, the U.S. and Russia for the extraction of arabinogalactan and taxifolin from larch (tamarack) wood chips. » Read More

Solenis completes acquisition of ChemSystems paper business

The paper business will be integrated into Solenis as part of its direct-to-market strategy. » 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