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February 14, 2018

Nominations open for 2018 Aboriginal Business Leadership Award

Presented by the Forest Products Association of Canada and the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business, the $5,000 award recognizes and celebrates First Nations entrepreneurs for their success in a forest products business that “exemplifies business leadership, exceptional environmental and safety performance and the delivery of high-quality products and services.”

New WorkSafeBC strategy aims to help reduce injuries for forestry workers

WorkSafeBC has released a new three-year plan to help employers reduce serious injuries in the forestry sector. In addition to the five main areas, emergency-response planning has also been identified as a critical target area for the forestry high-risk strategy.

Canadian Bioeconomy Conference announces top-flight speakers

An all-star line-up of thought-leaders and insiders from the bioeconomy in North America and Europe will be on hand June 6-8 as industry professionals, elected officials, First Nations and corporate leaders meet in Prince George, B.C., for the largest conference of its kind in Canada.

Oji Holdings acquires 33% stake in Mitsubishi Paper

Japan’s Oji Holdings Corp. has announced it will buy 33 per cent of Mitsubishi Paper Mills, citing intensified pressures in the Japanese and international paper markets.
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International Paper, Weyerhaeuser honoured as 2018 Ethical Companies

Two forestry, paper and packaging companies are being recognized for their commitment to integrity and prioritizing ethical business practices. Earlier this week, the Ethisphere Institute announced 135 companies, including International Paper and Weyerhaeuser, as the 2018 World’s Most Ethical Companies. » Read More

Eurocon and MoRe collaborate for DNCG collection systems

Eurocon and MoRe Research are cooperating to offer analysis, mapping and system design for the collection and destruction of pulp mills’ diluted non-condensable gases, describing this as a “complete and simplified project process” for pulp mills. » Read More

Tissue paper converting machines market to reach US$1.9B by 2027: report

Demand for tissue paper converting machines is directly dependent on the demand for tissue paper products. Global sales of tissue paper converting machines was valued at US$1.12 billion in 2016, and is expected to reach US$1.91 billion by the end of 2027, expanding at a CAGR of 5.0 per cent during the forecast period. » Read More

Tissue World Miami

March 21-23, 2018
Location: Miami, Fla.
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April 15-18, 2018
Location: Charlotte, N.C.
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May 30-June 2, 2018
Location: Jasper, Alta.
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Canadian Bioeconomy Conference & Exhibition

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