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Canada North Resources Expo

April 23, 2019

Prince George, BC – In one month, one of the region’s most popular heavy equipment trade shows is making its return to the CN Centre. Taking place, May 24 and 25, the Canada North Resources Expo is a showcase of the leading companies and products that are part of Northern

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Voith and TSP launch joint venture

April 23, 2019

Voith and TSP have launched a new joint venture – TSP OnCare Digital Assets Inc. “With the new joint venture between Voith and TSP, Voith is enlarging its footprint in North America in the important field of automation and digitalization services. “With TSP, we have the right partner to expand

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WestRock receives Award from SPC

April 23, 2019

The Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC) has honoured WestRock Company, a leading provider of differentiated paper and packaging solutions, with its Innovator Award for the company’s work in improving the recyclability of foodservice packaging. The SPC is a membership-based collaborative that believes in the power of industry to make packaging more

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Voith to demonstrate end-to-end paper solutions at PaperCon 2019

April 23, 2019

Voith will feature interactive experiences for visitors to booth 301 at PaperCon 2019 from May 6 to 8 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis. “The paper industry is quickly evolving and as a full-line supplier, PaperCon offers us an opportunity to share innovative technology that will help our customers

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Canada, BC announce funding to help tackle climate change

April 22, 2019

Canada and British Columbia are working together to take climate action and help Canadians access clean solutions that reduce pollution, create good jobs, and support healthy communities. The Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, was joined by British Columbia’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy, George Heyman, to announce $140 million in federal support for British

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Government funds Indigenous forest-industry growth

April 22, 2019

FPInnovations’ president and CEO Stéphane Renou,  welcomed Western Economic Diversification Canada’s commitment to continue investing in Indigenous communities by allocating $1.65-million to FPInnovations’ B.C. Indigenous Forest Sector Technical Support Program. The federal government also allocated $2.38-million for a Clean Technology project that generates renewable natural gas (RNG) from forest residues.

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Sawmill profit margins fall

April 22, 2019

Sawmill profit margins fell substantially in North America during the second half of 2018 after reaching record highs in the 2Q/18, reports the WRQ. Softwood lumber prices have generally fallen faster than the costs for sawlogs throughout the world in late 2018, resulting in lower margins for the sawmilling sector,

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