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June 22, 2016
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Port Hawkesbury taking market downtime

Port Hawkesbury Paper has shut down production of its supercalendered paper mill for one week due to poor market conditions, and will restart June 27. >> Read full article

Twin Rivers updating one PM, closing another

A Maine paper company is making a US$12-million investment to upgrade one paper machine, while permanently closing an older machine at the same mill. >> Read full article

Jobs website focuses on forest sector

An online tool to help match job openings at Canadian forest products companies with job seekers has been developed by FPAC with federal government assistance. >> Read full article

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Cascades building tissue plant in U.S.

Cascades Tissue Group will build a US$64-million automated tissue converting plant in Oregon to manufacture virgin and recycled bath tissue and hand towels. The new converting site will be supplied by the Cascades tissue paper plant located 12 kilometers away in St. Helens. The company says the new capacity is part of its expansion plans for U.S. markets. >> Learn More…

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Washington State chooses resource management software

One of the largest state forestry operations in the U.S. will implement Trimble's Land Resource Manager system to deliver timely access to land management activities related to timber sales, silviculture, forest inventory and timber revenue. >> Read full article

U.S. policy instability inhibits funding for biofuels: BIO

The methodology used by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for setting annual Renewable Fuel Standards continues to chill investment in advanced biofuels, says the Biotechnology Innovation Organization. >> Read full article

Solenis forms equipment service team

Specialty chemicals producer Solenis has introduced a new equipment service team to service Solenis-owned chemical feed equipment at customer locations. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

Specialty Papers US 2016

September 21-23, 2016
Location: Chicago, IL >> More Info

PaperWeek Canada

Feb. 13-17, 2017
Location: Montreal, QC >> More Info

International Chemical Recovery Conference

May 24-26, 2017
Location: Halifax, NS >> More Info