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KINGSEY FALLS, QC, Jan. 19, 2022 - For the third consecutive year, Cascades has been recognized as one of the world's 100 most sustainable corporations, according to the prestigious Global 100 index, produced by media, research and financial information products company Corporate Knights.

Geoscience BC traditionally has done geological science for the benefit of mineral exploration and natural gas sectors in B.C.

Northern Pulp wants the province to give them effluent and air emissions targets before it designs and submits its “mill revitalization” plan for environmental approval.

The Finnish Paperworkers’ Union has issued a new strike announcement to UPM, declaring that their strike at UPM’s Finnish mills will be extended by two weeks until 19 February 2022, unless new agreements are reached before that.

Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, received the Cradle to Cradle certification at Bronze level for its uncoated fine papers produced in its mills in Austria, Slovakia and Russia.

Investment will expand capacity and innovation capability at its production site in Ceará

Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG) initiatives and investments continue to shape decision-making in nearly every industry, and as a result, sustainability-related issues have moved to the top of the list of corporate priorities.

A few years ago I was at a roadside viewpoint in Utah looking at a slope covered with poplar trees  whose leaves were starting to turn yellow in the cold October air. An interpretive panel pointed out that while different shades of yellow could be seen in different groups of trees, all of the trees in each grouping were exactly the same shade of yellow.

FSC Canada, in collaboration with The Firelight Group, have published learning videos on the implementation of Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) Guidance in the FSC Canada National Forest Stewardship Standard.

From paper linerboard and tissue to aluminum foil and plastic films, FPInnovations’ Roll Testing Facility (RTF) can test any flexible web materials and can troubleshoot roll performance and web handling issues.

As the Paper and Paperboard Packaging Environmental Council (PPEC) continues to work on achieving its mission to promote the environmental, social, and economic sustainability of the Canadian paper packaging industry, we will also be closely monitoring the following key issues in 2022.

In January 2022, FSC welcomed these new certificate holders to the FSC community:

Ittihad Paper Mill (IPM) is the first printing and writing paper mill in the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) and the largest in the Middle East North Africa region. With ABB Ability™ Manufacturing Execution System, the mill was able to optimize production management while meeting their end customer expectations on delivery and quality.

The close of 2021 marked a big safety milestone for our Whitecourt Pulp Division: for the first time since its start-up in 1988, the pulp mill passed an entire calendar year with no recordable incidents – that’s 0 lost-time accidents and 0 medical treatments.

Asian paper producer Sun Paper recently successfully started up PM 2 at its site in Beihai in Southeast China.

With a network of pipes, joints and valves that can often seem complex, your compressor room can sometimes hide nasty surprises. But it's only air, you say? Although air is everywhere in your plant, it is distributed at a cost.

I was seventeen years old when I joined the Swedish Merchant Marines as an apprentice in the engine room of M/T Sven Salen, a 40,000 d.w.t. oil tanker with 24,000 hp on two huge diesel engines. At that time, this was one of the largest ships in the world and the largest to go through the Suez Canal.

Ence’s biofactory in Navia has closed the year 2021 with outstanding results in both safety and environmental performance, two of the company’s strategic priorities.

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--Jan. 18, 2022-- Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. (NYSE: RYAM, the “Company”), a global leader in the production of high purity cellulose pulp, today announced the introduction of a second generation (2G) bioethanol product for Europe’s fast-growing biofuels market.

The Energy track will run 4 sessions including two technical sessions, one panel on reaching net-zero by 2050, and a complete Workshop on COGEN, a state-of-the-art flowsheeting-type modeling software to simulate and optimize industrial cogeneration systems.