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We’ll call her Christine. She spoke out once before and, like those on the other side of the Northern Pulp debate, became the target of online and in-person abuse. On Tuesday she was surrounded by boxes containing everything she owns and facing down bankruptcy.

Tens of thousands of people and more than 100 communities in British Columbia depend on a single industry for their livelihood – forestry.

KINGSPORT — Both the Kingsport Board of Mayor and Aldermen and Kingsport Economic Development Board (KEDB) approved on Tuesday a payment in lieu of taxes (PILOT) agreement that will keep Domtar Corp. in town.

Cascades Inc., a leader in eco-friendly recycling, packaging and hygiene solutions, announced today that it intends, subject to market and other conditions, to offer US$200 million aggregate principal amount of additional 5.375% Senior Notes due 2028

A University of Victoria political scientist wants to see Canada become self-sufficient in manufacturing personal protective equipment (PPE) as the current purchasing is taking place in a “highly fractured, complex, competitive market that lacks transparency.”

Canadian railway CN (NYSE: CNI) is relying on port terminals in Halifax and elsewhere on the East Coast as longshore workers continue to strike at the Port of Montreal.

FPInnovations’ much anticipated tissue course is officially going digital this year and will be taking place October 26 to 29, 2020.

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) has been working closely with the federal government to help shape policies and programs to keep our businesses operating, our workers working safely, and  our essential supply chain moving.  

A five-year R&D program for cellulose nanocrystals (CNCs) managed by FPInnovations and funded by ArboraNano and government agencies has resulted in an impressive catalogue of over 50 peer-reviewed scientific papers and $1.6 million invested in research to further the development of nanocellulose applications derived from wood fibre.

Roads built over weak soils reduce allowable truck payloads, inhibit vehicle traction, pose a safety hazard, and lead to higher road maintenance costs over time.

FPInnovations is moving full speed ahead with its automated-harvesting project to usher in a new era of  forestry machinery with an eye to one day operating fully autonomous machines.

Since 1983 Valmet has had an unbroken chain of tissue seminars but Covid-19 caused the planned tissue seminars for 2020 to stop; Tissue Talks LIVE and Tissue Talks DIVE. Instead these seminars were arranged as webinars, which also proved to work very well.

Toscotec will supply an AHEAD 2.2S tissue line on a full turnkey basis to WEPA Piechowice mill in Poland. The project is planned in a short time frame, with start-up set for the third quarter of 2021. This is a repeated turnkey order for WEPA Piechowice mill, where an AHEAD 2.0S machine supplied by Toscotec on a turnkey basis came online in 2017.

New heat exchangers and better measurement make West Fraser more competitive

Real-time full web pulp, paper and paperboard analysis

Many work incidents or accidents happen in confined spaces each year. In many instances, victims are not aware of the risks and that the control measures were inadequate.

Paper manufacturer Laakirchen Papier AG demonstrated its future focus and adaptability by rebuilding its PM 10 from recovered magazine paper to corrugated medium in 2017. 

A new range of pressure transmitters designed to meet key requirements in most manufacturing and production industries has been launched by ABB. The PxS100 range is suitable for use in the water, wastewater, metals, mining, pulp and paper, cement, and power ancillary sectors.

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Polymers reinforced with ultra-fine strands of carbon fibers epitomize composite materials that are "light as a feather and strong as steel," earning them versatile applications across several industries. Adding materials called carbon nanotubes can further enhance the composites' functionality.

Resolute has won an Environment + Energy (E+E) Project of the Year Award for our Thunder Bay (Ontario) thermomechanical pulp (TMP) biorefinery, which is focused on developing new ways to efficiently produce and commercialize innovative bioproducts derived from wood.

PaperWeek Canada is PAPTAC’s flagship conference & tradeshow serving the pulp & paper, and forest products industry. Given the unprecedented circumstances around the COVID-19 Crisis, PAPTAC is pleased to announce it will host the event, incorporating a stronger emphasis on virtual sessions.

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