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U.S appeals WTO softwood lumber ruling

The United States will appeal the World Trade Organization’s ruling against the countervailing duties on softwood lumber exports from Canada.

Northern Pulp to receive loan for severance payments

The mill’s parent company, Paper Excellence, will loan the mill money to pay out remaining severance and retiree benefits.

Port Hawkesbury Paper marks eight years since revamp

The Nova Scotia–based mill is celebrating its eighth year of operation under the ownership of Stern Partners and Wayne Nystrom.

FPAC welcomes federal government’s recognition of forestry workers

Governor General Julie Payette delivered the Liberal government’s throne speech last week, acknowledging the role of forestry workers.
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The m-factor: A tool for improving tissue strength uniformity

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Cascades launches recycled and recyclable thermoformed cardboard food tray

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Kruger Products launches $100K initiative for minor hockey

The tissue maker has launched a new campaign to offer $100,000 in funding to help minor hockey associations across Canada cover the cost of registration. » Read more

ANDRITZ to provide Metsä Fibre with wood processing equipment for bioproduct mill

Metsä Fibre, part of Metsä Group, and ANDRITZ have signed a preliminary agreement on wood raw material reception and feed equipment for a new biorefinery. » Read more

BLRBAC 2020 Fall Virtual Meetings

Date: September 15-October 7, 2020
Location: Virtual
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Fastmarkets RISI Virtual North American Conference

Date: October 5-7, 2020
Location: Virtual
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Nordic Wood Biorefinery Conference

Date: October 13-15, 2020
Location: Virtual
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FPInnovations Interactive Tissue Course

Date: October 27-28, 2020
Location: Virtual
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Date: November 2-4, 2020
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TAPPI IBBC Conference

Date: November 2-4, 2020
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