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2014-07-29 20:24:14

RICHMOND, BC, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Catalyst Paper (TSX:CYT) recorded adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) for the second quarter of $7.1 million compared to $25.7 million in the previous quarter. Strong operating performance was overshadowed by a planned maintenance outage at the Crofton pulp mill, higher power costs due to a hydroelectricity rate increase, a stronger Canadian dollar and lower transaction prices for pulp and all...

2014-07-25 23:08:52

HDI is assisting Liquid Lignin Company in the development of an environmentally-friendly process to more efficiently and profitably utilize components from the black liquor stream in their SLRP process. Rome, GA (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Hydro Dynamics, Inc. (HDI) is assisting Liquid Lignin Company (LLC) of Clemson, SC http://www.liquidlignin.com in the development of an environmentally-friendly process to more efficiently and profitably utilize components from the black liquor stream within...

2014-07-24 20:23:26

RICHMOND, BC, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Catalyst Paper (TSX:CYT) announced today that the Ministry of Energy and Mines and BC Hydro have introduced a new energy efficiency program aimed at reducing the power costs of mechanical pulp producers. The Power Smart program provided an injection of $100 million over three years and is aimed at reducing energy intensity and improving energy efficiency used in the thermal-mechanical pulping process at seven pulp facilities throughout...

2014-07-19 12:20:28

ChinaMarketResearchReports.com adds Latest Report on "Global and China Dissolving Pulp Industry Report, 2013-2016" to its store. DALLAS, July 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In April 2014, Ministry of Commerce People's Republic of China announced final determination in anti-dumping investigation: starting from April 6, 2014, China would levy tariffs of 17%, 13% and 6.8% on the pulp produced in the United States, Canada, and Brazil, respectively. The implementation period would span 5 years...

2014-07-14 16:24:59

MONTREAL, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) expects to announce its second quarter financial results on July 31, 2014, at 7:30 a.m. (ET), and to hold a conference call to discuss the results at 9:00 a.m. (ET). The public is invited to join the call at 888 789-9572 (pass code 9740024) at least fifteen minutes before its scheduled start time. A simultaneous webcast will also be available using the link provided under "Presentations...

2014-07-10 12:32:06

TICKER SYMBOL (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) MONTREAL, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) and UPM (NASDAQ OMX Helsinki: UPM1V) today announced that the companies have entered into an agreement for UPM to become the exclusive distributor of Domtar's BioChoice(TM) lignin in Europe. The agreement takes effect on August 1(st), 2014. BioChoice(TM) lignin is produced at Domtar's biorefinery in Plymouth, North Carolina. A by-product of the kraft pulping...

2014-06-23 08:31:27

MONTREAL, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) today announced the launch of a new research and development joint venture, Performance BioFilaments Inc. Jointly owned with Mercer International Inc., Performance BioFilaments will work to develop commercial applications for cellulose filaments, a new source of sustainable biomaterial made from wood fiber that can improve the strength and durability of many commercial and consumer products...

2014-06-04 23:04:54

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Hydrogen Peroxide markets. Global market for Hydrogen Peroxide is projected to reach 5.2 million metric tons by 2020, driven by growing commercial scale deployment of hydrogen peroxide to propylene oxide (HPPO) plants, against a backdrop of growing environmental concerns over conventional propylene oxide (PO) production. San Jose, California (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Hydrogen peroxide (H2O2), a chemical...

2014-06-03 23:17:53

Success of commercial trial launches University of Maine and Cerealus into leadership role in Nanotechnology for Paper Grades. Waterville, ME (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Cerealus, working with the University of Maine Process Development Center continues to be a leader in innovative technologies for Paper and Forestry research. Utilizing Cerealus’ unique starch encapsulation technology and UMaine’s proprietary developments, the collaborative effort enabled a novel bio-based cellulose...

Scientists Spin Cellulose Fibers That Are Stronger Than Steel
2014-06-02 12:24:56

Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY A Swedish-German research team has successfully tested a new method for the production of ultra-strong cellulose fibers at DESY's research light source PETRA III. The novel procedure spins extremely tough filaments from tiny cellulose fibrils by aligning them all in parallel during the production process. The new method is reported in the scientific journal Nature Communications. "Our filaments are stronger than both aluminium and steel per...


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