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BC Community Forest Association releases 2018 Indicators Report

September 17, 2018

The BC Community Forest Association (BCCFA) has released its annual report which summarizes the benefits of community forestry in BC. Forty community forests participated in the survey, providing data from their last reporting year. This sample represents 93% of the operating community forests in the BCCFA. Most are small rural

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Minister weighing recommendations of forestry report

September 17, 2018

CBC News — Lands and Forestry Minister Iain Rankin says action related to the Lahey report on forestry could come as soon as this fall, but any changes requiring legislation won’t be introduced until at least the spring. Acording to a report by CBC News, Rankin has yet to provide

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Weston Forest Ranks No. 334 on the 2018 Growth 500

September 17, 2018

Canadian Business and Maclean’s ranked Weston Forest No. 334 on the 30th annual Growth 500, the definitive ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies. Produced by Canada’s premier business and current affairs media brands, the Growth 500 ranks Canadian businesses on five-year revenue growth. Growth 500 winners are profiled in a special

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BillerudKorsnäs strengthens its position in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index

September 17, 2018

The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) and RobecoSAM Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA) is an annual evaluation of companies’ sustainability practices. Each year over 3 400 listed companies around the world are analyzed, the top 10 percent are included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. This year BillerudKorsnäs is the

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Object Raku Technology Wins Foresight Challenge

September 12, 2018

Foresight and FPInnovations announced that Object Raku Technology, with its project partner Forsite Consultants Ltd., has been selected as the winner of the FPInnovations – Foresight Challenge (formerly the ARCTIC Innovation Challenge). These companies have been awarded a $200,000 contract to further advance technologies and techniques for rapidly producing more

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BillerudKorsnäs inaugurates machine for MG papers at Skärblacka, Sweden

September 12, 2018

SOLNA, Sweden — BillerudKorsnäs has opened one of Europe’s largest and most efficient MG paper machines at Skärblacka production unit outside Norrköping in Sweden. The opening ceremony was held by BillerudKorsnäs President and CEO Petra Einarsson, retiring Governor of Östergötland County Elisabeth Nilsson, acceding Governor of Östergötland County Carl Fredrik

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Segezha Packaging introduces RFID intelligent packaging solution

September 12, 2018

SEGEZHA, Russia — The R&D team from Segezha Packaging (BU Europe, Segezha Group, «Sistema» JSFC) has recently developed an intelligent packaging solution, a paper sack with an integrated communication tag known as RFID. The equipment required for the tag´s application has been successfully installed at Segezha Packaging’s production facility in

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