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Irving and Port Hawkesbury Paper unfairly subsidized, says U.S. ruling

 Irving and Port Hawkesbury Paper unfairly subsidized, says U.S. ruling

The ruling by the U.S. Department of Commerce sets the Irving subsidy rate at 11.19 percent, lower than the Port Hawkesbury Paper rate, which it sets at 20.33 percent.

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International Paper mill faces fines in Ticonderoga worker death

International Paper mill faces fines in Ticonderoga worker death

Owners face $210,000 in penalties from OSHA...

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Stora Enso to divest its Barcelona mill in Spain

Stora Enso to divest its Barcelona mill in Spain

Stora Enso has signed an agreement to divest its Barcelona mill, which produces recycled-fiber based consumer board, to the private equity fund Quantum.

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Mill closes paper operations

KapStone workers reject offer

An update from Port Hawkesbury Paper regarding US trade matter

Neenah Paper to acquire FiberMark in $120 million deal

A random walk with Gene

Communication

Communication

I have been thinking about the difficulties of communicating and the problem of matching relationships to expectations. In this world of mass communication, at least on a personal level, communications in an organization seems more difficult than ever...

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Random is as Random Does

Getting an Unexpected Gift on a Rainy Day

'Saving' trees

Industry News

Rayonier Advanced Materials announces strategic repositioning

 Rayonier Advanced Materials announces strategic repositioning

Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. said on Friday it will be making a US $25 million investment to better align assets to current market conditions, improve operating efficiency and increase commodity throughput.

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2 hurt at Georgia-Pacific mill fire

2 hurt at Georgia-Pacific mill fire

Damage to the building was estimated at US $200,000.

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One killed, one injured in accident near mill

One killed, one injured in accident near mill

A worker was killed Tuesday afternoon and another was seriously hurt when the driver of a pickup truck lost control of his vehicle and hit the two men outside the Georgia-Pacific mill on Green Bay's west side, Green Bay police said Friday.

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Bemis Company to Acquire South American Rigid Packaging Operations of Emplal Participações S.A.

Fortress Paper CEO to step down in shakeup

Mohawk announces grand opening of new envelope manufacturing center

Ingevity announced as name of MWV Specialty Chemicals Division

Spotlight

Moving Forward with the Renewable Bioproducts Institute

Moving Forward with the Renewable Bioproducts Institute

The types and scope of materials needed by printing, packaging and other paper-related industries pose vital questions to manufacturers and scientists alike. How can technology help these industries improve their processes, compete in the global marketplace and improve their sustainability? The place that likely will have the answers is the Renewable Bioproducts Institute (RBI) at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

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Perspectives

Safety: A Matter of Attitude and Awareness

Safety: A Matter of Attitude and Awareness

Some of the areas affecting safety are traditionally not discussed at length in most paper mill safety training programs. These include behavioral safety, work attitude, and awareness. In spite of the many excellent mill safety programs existing today, accidents still happen. Often, so much time is spent on complex safety matters that the more basic contributors are either completely ignored or fall through the cracks during training sessions.

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Australian Plantations - Profit at any Cost

Australian Plantations - Profit at any Cost

The Roman Statesman Cicero is credited with the expression "as you have sown so shall you reap," and there are biblical variants in the Old and New Testaments. The expression has a powerful literal and figurative relevance to the Australian forestry industry...

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Management Ability: A Learned or Inherent Skill?

 Management Ability: A Learned or Inherent Skill?

During our careers many of us had the desire to advance into the management ranks, leading us to search for tools which could strengthen our ability to accomplish things through or by others. But having completed, not only graduate study courses in industrial management and participating in other individual programs intended to develop successful managers, I question the effectiveness of many of the techniques.

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Jim's and Steve's Book & Film Club

Let us review your new text!

Steve Roush and Jim Thompson share their literary and arts experiences...

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Jim's upcoming travels

Where is Jim this week?

As I travel, I am always looking for someone to go to dinner with, share a barbeque sandwich lunch and so forth.

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Amateur Radio

Amateur Radio Directory

Amateur Radio Directory

If you are an amateur radio operator (ham radio), please let us know your name, call sign and license class.  We will publish them here.

Send your call sign to KK4WET@qsl.net to be included.

 

 

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