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January 24, 2018

Feds commit $6.45 million to forestry projects in B.C.

Ottawa has announced $6.45 million in funding for six projects in British Columbia to promote innovation and diversification in forestry and support collaboration with Indigenous communities.

Aalto University-Andritz collaboration results in new biotechnology product

Finland’s Aalto University and Andritz say they are bringing new AaltoCell technology for the production of microcrystalline cellulose (MCC) to the global market.

Attis awarded $3-million grant for lignin technology

Meridian Waste Solutions, an integrated, non-hazardous solid waste services and technology company, announced the award of a US$3 million grant from the USDA to support the commercialization of lignin conversion and refining technologies owned by Meridian’s subsidiary, Attis Innovations.

Tolko Woodlands certified to SFI Standards

Tolko Industries says Tolko Woodlands has officially received SFI Sustainable Forest Management and Fibre Sourcing certifications after months of hard work, replacing any current CSA certification it holds.

Voith starts up two XcelLine VTM 4 tissue machines at Suzano Papel e Celulose

As part of a strategy to expand into the tissue segment, eucalyptus pulp producer Suzano Papel e Celulose has commissioned Voith Paper to supply complete production lines for the manufacture of sanitary paper.

Emerson completes ProSys acquisition

Emerson has acquired ProSys Inc., a global supplier of software and services designed to help increase production and safety for various process industries, including pulp and paper.
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Managing fibre from above

To help keep an accurate count of fibre inventory, Zellstoff Celgar’s Northern Softwood Bleached Kraft pulp mill invested in an automated drone system. » Read More

Ontario ups maximum workplace safety fines

The Ontario government has increased the maximum fines for individuals and businesses that do not meet workplace health and safety standards. » Read More

Honeywell Cloud Historian analyzes data across multiple sites

Honeywell Process Solutions has launched its Honeywell Connected Plant Uniformance Cloud Historian, describing it as a software-as-a-service Cloud hosting solution for enterprise-wide visualization and analysis that helps customers improve asset availability and increase plant uptime. » Read More

PaperWeek Canada 2018

February 5-8, 2018
Location: Montreal, Que.
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Tissue World Miami 2018

March 21-23, 2018
Location: Miami, Fla.
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PaperCon 2018

April 15-18, 2018
Location: Charlotte, N.C.
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PacWest 2018

May 30-June 2, 2018
Location: Jasper, Alta.
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Canadian Bioeconomy Conference & Exhibition 2018

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