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Lumber Producers statement on U.S. anti-dumping and countervailing duties

VANCOUVER, B.C., August 9, 2022 – West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. ("West Fraser" or the "Company") (TSX and NYSE: WFG) announced today it is permanently curtailing approximately 170 million board feet of combined production at its Fraser Lake and Williams Lake sawmills and approximately 85 million square feet of plywood production at its Quesnel Plywood mill.  

Today the Norway’s Prime minister Jonas Gahr Støre and the Minister of Trade and Industry Jan Christian Vestre visited Viken Skog’s Follum mill in Hønefoss.

German papermaker Feldmuehle is switching fuel from gas to light heating oil at short notice due to the gas supply crisis, while paper federation Cepi has warned about possible disruption to paper and packaging supplies if mandatory consumption cuts are enforced in the EU.

Paper mill to provide heating for homes in surrounding area

WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK), a leading provider of sustainable paper and packaging solutions, today announced results for its fiscal third quarter ended June 30, 2022.

There have been a lot of recent developments related to Canada’s Zero Plastic Waste Agenda and the federal government’s ban on single-use plastic products, which is why it is a perfect time to share this blog examining some of the latest news, key activities, and the potential impacts on the paper packaging industry.

Demand for conifer wood chips and pulpwood softened in the Pacific Northwest (PNW) in response to the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic in early 2020.

Research Information Sharing and Feedback (RISF) activities are offered to FPInnovations’ members to highlight results and solutions from recent research projects.

FSC Forest Week is being held the week of September 24th, with a theme of ‘Choose Forests, Choose FSC’. Previously known as FSC Friday, the campaign is designed to raise consumer awareness of FSC and responsible forest management.

Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is pleased to lend its support to the Global Network for Forestry Young Professionals (ForYP) – a new global community for young forest sector professionals to network, develop professional skills, and become empowered to engage and lead the future forestry.

Consumer awareness about excessive plastic pollution and its hazardous effects to the environment has intensified in recent years, and we are beginning to see more countries begin to impose bans in an attempt to significantly reduce plastic pollution.

Our expert team of U.S.-based field service technicians provides many technical and e-services such as machine and equipment audits, preventative maintenance and repairs, Yankee doctor services, and Kadant Access Portal™ training.

Vajda-Papír has chosen Voith Paper and Toscotec’s digital documentation platform OnCare.eDoc for the comprehensive and user-friendly management of all the technical information of its new tissue line.

Pasaban has supplied Cartularia with two new sheeter machines for premium FBB cardboard. This project has been highly demanding and it rewards a high degree of automation adequate to the customer's needs.

You've heard about taking a walk on the wild side. But what about taking a walk on the safe side?

For maximum savings in pulp and paper production with the help of automation and digitalization, Voith and its wholly owned subsidiary BTG are merging their product portfolios.

In this excerpt from our new self-paced training, available in fall 2022, Allan Barry details the skills and personality traits needed to be a good planner.

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ANDRITZ has successfully received the Final Acceptance Certificate for a biomass handling plant at Eldorado’s Onça Pintada site in Três Lagoas, Mato Grosso do Sul.