Tag Archives: forest industry

The Pulp & Beyond 2024 conference program is released

The Pulp & Beyond 2024 Conference will bring together key people in the forest industry on 9 April 2024 at the Helsinki Expo and Convention Centre. The program for the three-part conference has now been published, focusing this time on innovative wood-based products, carbon zero future mills, and international control systems. The conference opening will […]

Metsä Group and Valmet to develop a joint sustainability model for industrial investment projects

Metsä Group and Valmet are jointly developing a comprehensive operating model to ensure sustainability in technology and maintenance investments. The model will address various aspects of sustainability related to the environment, social responsibility and governance (ESG). It will be used to verify the sustainability of the process technology projects delivered by Valmet to Metsä Group […]

Metsä Group is looking into the construction of the first mill producing Muoto packaging in Rauma

Metsä Group is conducting a pre-study related to the construction of a first commercial mill for producing Muoto™ packaging products on its Rauma mill site, Finland. The goal is to determine the mill’s technical feasibility and economic profitability. It is envisioned that the mill will produce Muoto fibre-based packaging tailored to various uses in people’s […]

Kemira and Metsä Group to accelerate sustainability cooperation on new product or raw material

Kemira and Metsä Group have agreed to jointly develop a new sustainable product or raw material related to the forest industry by 2027. As major industrial players, the two companies are well-positioned to reduce the environmental impacts of the forest industry value chain. Sustainability is an integral part of Kemira’s and Metsä Group’s strategies. Kemira’s […]

Sinclar Group announces temporary production curtailments at lumber operations

Sinclar Group Forest Products Ltd. announced it is curtailing its lumber operations at Apollo Forest Products in Fort St. James, Lakeland Mills in Prince George, and Nechako Lumber Co. in Vanderhoof, for two weeks, effective January 30th. “There are factors outside of our control that are having a detrimental impact on our business,” said Sinclar […]

Renewed PulPaper 2024 invests in effective meetings

The international PulPaper organised in Helsinki is one of the leading professional events in the forest industry. After the PulPaper event was organised in the summer of 2022, the organisers of the event held discussions with companies in the field and settled on a completely new concept that serves both companies and professionals in the […]

Canada invests in wood manufacturing study project

The Government of Canada is investing in a clean energy future while strengthening Canada’s forest sector from coast to coast to coast. Chris Bittle, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Canadian Heritage and Member of Parliament for St. Catharines, on behalf of Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, announced a $1-million contribution to the Wood Manufacturing Cluster […]

Canada issued statement on softwood lumber final ruling

Katrine Conroy, Minister of Forests; Ravi Kahlon, Minister of Jobs, Economic Recovery and Innovation; and George Chow, Minister of State for Trade, have issued the following joint statement in response to the U.S. Department of Commerce’s final determination in its third administrative review regarding countervailing and anti-dumping duties applied to Canada’s softwood lumber exports to […]

Ukrainian war will likely halt planned investments in the Russian forest industry

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is likely to impact global trade in the coming months. Increased sanctions against trading with Russia and difficulty with financial transactions will probably interrupt and re-direct shipments of forest products throughout the world, according to Wood Resources International LLC (WRI). As a result, trade with Russia will likely decline, impacting long-established […]

PulPaper 2022 to build tomorrows bioeconomy

The theme of the forest industry’s PulPaper 2022 is Building tomorrow’s bioeconomy. The PulPaper event, which is free of charge for professionals in the field, will host presentations by forest industry companies on Future Square as well as the PulPaper Conference and the Green Economy Business Summit, both of which are paid events. In the […]