View As Webpage | View Archives | Email a Friend

December 20, 2017
PPC House

Higher prices help offset impacts of softwood lumber duties

Canada's lumber industry has been able to survive the impacts of preliminary duties, largely thanks to soaring lumber prices. While industry production will remain virtually flat this year, industry revenues are on pace to grow by 8 per cent, according to a new Conference Board of Canada outlook.

Steeper Energy to build biofuel demo plant in Norway

Danish-Canadian clean-fuel company Steeper Energy is partnering with Silva Green Fuel, a Norwegian-Swedish joint venture, to construct a $76.8-million industrial scale demonstration plant at a former pulp mill in Norway.

Kimberly-Clark receives SEC's first enhanced green label

The Singapore Environment Council (SEC) has announced that Kimberly-Clark is the first to have 12 of its pulp and paper products become certified under the enhanced version of SEC's Green Labelling Scheme.

Andritz to upgrade Mariysky Pulp and Paper Mill's stock preparation line

Andritz has received an order to modernize the stock preparation line in the sack kraft paper production line at Mariysky Pulp and Paper Mill in Volzhsk, Russia. Start-up is scheduled for the third quarter of 2018.
Sponsored Spotlight 
Coldwater - SS1

Acu-Tech™ Forming Systems

The Acu-Tech Forming System is a custom designed drainage element of our ON-THE-RUN family of adjustable blades. These are the Acu-Foil, Acu-Step and Acu-Pulse for either gravity or vacuum augmented units. Advantages include being adaptable to most existing equipment, simple designs with low maintenance, a cost-effective alternative to ADJUSTABLE tables and their ability to be upgradeable to automation. The Acu-Foil™ Blade is an on- the-run adjustable angle foil blade. The Acu-Step™ Blade allows on-the-run accurate vertical adjustment of the blades surface to the elevation of the forming fabric. The Acu-Pulse™ Blade is the only adjustable pulse generating forming element in the industry. Learn More
Featured News 
Feature News

Resolute embarks on $11-million energy efficiency project

Thermal Energy International has been engaged by Resolute Forest Products to design, develop and implement an energy efficiency improvement and greenhouse gas reduction project. The $11-million heat recovery and steam conservation project aims to meet the energy savings and greenhouse gas reduction goals of the Resolute Thunder Bay mill. » Read More

Suzano buys controlling stake in Facepa paper factory

Brazil's Suzano Papel e Celulos has closed a deal to acquire a majority stake in Amazonian paper factory Facepa for roughly US$95 million. » Read More

Valmet delivers chipping line and chip system to South African mill

Valmet will deliver a new high capacity chipping line and chip handling system to Sappi Southern Africa's Saiccor pulp mill, increasing chipping capacity, improving chip quality and minimizing wood losses, it says. » Read More

PaperWeek Canada 2018

February 5-8, 2018
Location: Montreal, Que.
» Read More

Tissue World Miami 2018

March 21-23, 2018
Location: Miami, Fla.
» Read More

PaperCon 2018

April 15-18, 2018
Location: Charlotte, N.C.
» Read More

PacWest 2018

May 30-June 2, 2018
Location: Jasper, Alta.
» Read More

Canadian Bioeconomy Conference & Exhibition 2018

June 6-8, 2018
Location: Prince George, B.C.
» Read More