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The Moeskroen-based packaging company Europal is establishing a second site in Doornik in connection with its 20/25 strategic plan. The site will be located at the Blandain industrial zone.

In this edition of Remember This, the Timmins Museum and National Exhibition Center takes  a closer look and the pulp and paper industry and how this humble product created prosperity in the North.

Nova Scotia Environment Minister Gordon Wilson is not considering a request to extend the public comment period on the Northern Pulp focus report or the amount of time his department staff has to review people's submissions.

APPLETON, Wis. (WLUK) -- Some say the paper making business is a dying industry.

Australia’s consumption of pulp lifted to 1,917.2 kt in 2018-19, rising 4.2% on the prior year, and by an average 2.4% per annum over the decade.

The Town of Fort Frances now has a little less than three months to find a new owner for the idle pulp and paper mill here.

A newly released report on the productivity and utilization of winch-assist machines in Canada and New Zealand provides insight into the efficient management of steep-slope harvesting at a time when the demand for the system is increasing in both countries.

Costs for sawlogs declined in most major regions around the world in the first half of 2019. However, lumber prices have fallen faster in key markets resulting in lower profits for sawmills, particularly in British Columbia, the US South and Eastern Russia, according to the Wood Resource Quarterly.

Nanocellulose is perhaps not on everyone’s lips but is a widely spread buzz word within our industry. A “googling” on the word nanocellulose while writing this article resulted after a search time of 0.45 seconds in some 701,000 hits. So the topic is obviously a hot one.

On the heels of the first-ever Canadian truck platooning trials on forest resource roads last year, FPlnnovations and partners Resolute Forest Products and Auburn University, have successfully conducted new platooning trials near La Tuque, Quebec, north of Trois Rivières, to test the system’s new features.

Many pellet manufacturers in North America have had to increase the usage of logs for their feedstock in 2019 because of reduced availability of lower-cost sawmill residues. This has resulted in higher total wood fiber costs and increases in the pellet feedstock price indices for both Canada and the US in the 1H/19, according to NAWFR.

There’s no question that deforestation is a serious global issue with climate change consequences. The massive fires in the Amazon and Indonesia are just the most recent examples.

HEIDENHEIM, Germany. Voith expands its portfolio in the forming section with the DuoFormer CBh – a cost- and space-efficient shoe-blade gap former solution for the fabrication of packaging papers at high production rates, providing paper producers with the utmost flexibility and a fast return on investment.

Sulzer takes its expertise in pumping solutions to the next level by introducing the Sulzer Sense wireless IoT condition monitoring system.

It depends. The drive load increases exponentially as the dryer speed increases, until the condensate goes into a rimming condition. 

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Dezhou Taiding New Material Science and Technology Co., Ltd. (Dezhou Taiding) to supply a P-RC APMP (Pre-Conditioning Refiner Chemical Alkaline Peroxide Mechanical Pulp) fiberline with a capacity of 400 t/d to the mill in Dezhou, Shandong, China.

JSC "Yarpaper" selected Toscotec for a major rebuild of its paper machine at Yaroslavl mill, northeast of Moscow, Russia. PM1 has a wire sheet width of 2,830 mm, produces test liner and fluting in the range of 100 to 150 gsm, using 100% waste paper.

Picture this. Personnel from a plant are driving along a road in an automobile. The maintenance manager is driving blindfolded. Sitting beside the maintenance manager is the mill manager who is peering in the rear view mirror.

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American Forest Management, a national land management and real estate brokerage firm, today announced that industry veteran Brent Keefer has been appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective January 1, 2020.

The new design of the beer bottle was developed with Carlsberg’s partners in the Carlsberg Circular Community as well as CP+B Copenhagen and Kilo, a Danish industrial design studio.

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