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The United Steelworkers Local 1-1937 strike at Western Forest Products mills – including the Chemainus sawmill – has passed the five-month mark with no end in sight and workers, especially those with young families, are feeling the pinch with Christmas fast approaching.

Nova Scotia's business minister is not interested in discussing the future of Northern Pulp until that future becomes clearer.

BEIJING, Dec. 3 (Xinhua) -- China's forestry sector has seen continuous expansion in recent years, an official with the National Forestry and Grassland Administration said Tuesday.

VICTORIA – Dozens of Vancouver Island forestry workers were let go following the closure of a longstanding local sawmill in Errington, a Central Island community just east of Parksville.

MISSISSAUGA — The Ontario government is supporting the forest industry, and the northern and rural communities that depend on it, with the release of a draft Forest Sector Strategy.

Today, the Ontario government released its draft Forest Sector Strategy for further feedback through the Environmental Registry.

Last year I had the experience of driving along the east coast of South Africa north of Durban. For most of the journey, the surrounding land had rather scrubby vegetation: widely-spaced bushes.

How can virtual reality improve forest operations’ operational performance and land-based resource management?

Let’s face it, convenience is king. We’re more likely to recycle and compost if we have curbside service and if we forget our reusable grocery bags at home, we can buy more at the checkout counter. 

While the collective weight of Blue Box materials generated by Ontario households has not changed much over the last 16 years (down 12%), the type of material that ends up there certainly has.

In 2018, FPInnovations set up the FPInnovations Training and Research Support Fund at Université Laval’s Faculty of Forestry, Geography and Geomatics.

Lignin is gaining an ever increasing interest from researchers as well as from forest, plastic and energy industries. Having been mainly regarded and used as an energy source by the pulp and paper industry in the past, it is now also seen as a renewable raw material with great potential for an array of products replacing those fossil-based.

Three Rivers, Mich., December 3, 2019 – Kadant Johnson LLC, a subsidiary of Kadant Inc. (NYSE: KAI), announced its newest innovation, the ELSX™ rotary joint.

Since 2006, German tissue manufacturer WEPA Group has chosen Toscotec for all its hood rebuilds at various paper mills in Germany and Italy.

I have received many calls asking, "How can you tell if an organization is a world class reliability and maintenance organization or not?"

SDT Ultrasound Solutions announced significant updates to its award-winning LUBExpert, a solution that guides lubrication technicians to grease bearings right.

The Canadian BCTMP and lumber producer Millar Western has installed a PulpEye system to its Whitecourt pulp mill. The delivery consists of analyser modules for CSF, fibre dimensions, shives, brightness and crill.

Cleaner, stronger, purer: the must-haves for specialty pulp.

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M.Sc. (Tech.), MBA Riikka Joukio is appointed Metsä Group’s SVP, Climate and Circular Economy as of 5 December 2019. She reports to Jari Voutilainen, SVP, Corporate Affairs.

From Favini paper mill comes a new material for packaging and sustainable communication, using by-products of wool and cotton and based on the principles of the circular economy.

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