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The Integrated Forest Biorefinery, an Opportunity for the Canadian P&P Industry and Some Challenges
Paris
The integrated forest biorefinery can be an attractive means for Canadian pulp mills to generate new revenues while maintaining the operation of their core process. The economics of the integrated biorefinery are dependent on a high degree of energy and material integration. The concept has been evaluated in several case studies encompassing three biorefineries (lignin extraction from black liquor, hemicelluloses extraction from wood chips and the conversion of the sugars into furfural or ethanol) and two Kraft pulping processes.
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Technologies for Improving Barrier and Grease Resistance of Paper: An Overview
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An overview of the technologies for improving the barrier and grease resistance of paper.
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CIC/SCI Canada Seminar and Awards Dinner
CIC
Registration for the 4th Annual CIC Green, Clean and Sustainable Chemistry Seminar and SCI Canada Awards Dinner is now open. This annual event consists of a business-focused afternoon seminar featuring leaders from industry who highlight current developments along with forecasts for the future of green chemistry and engineering in Canada, followed by a dinner to honour the SCI Canada award winners.
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Nominations for Faculty Advisor Award close March 31
CIC
Students — It's time to nominate your faculty advisor! This award is presented to a faculty advisor from the CSC, CSChE and CSCT who has demonstrated exceptional performance working with students.
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Canada consumer sentiment ends 4-week slide on employment
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Canada's consumer sentiment rebounded from a four-week slump after January job gains bolstered optimism and the nation's currency pared losses. The Bloomberg Nanos Canadian Confidence Index rose to 57.1 in the week ending Feb. 14 from a previous reading of 56.0, which was the lowest since May. Sentiment improved in every region except the prairies.

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Careers boost for chemistry students
The Northern Echo
A new program has been launched to give chemistry students a step on the careers ladder. The TTE Technical Training Group has joined forces with Johnson Matthey and Teesside University to launch its 2014 Young Scientist Sponsored Undergraduate Programme and is hosting an special career event for A-Level chemistry students.

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Chemical engineers to gather in New Orleans
The Sacramento Bee
The American Institute of Chemical Engineers' annual spring meeting and global congress on process safety will be March 30 - April 3. The sessions will be based at the Hilton New Orleans-Riverside Hotel.

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Student groups concerned over federal budget
The Varsity
Canada's 2014 federal budget prioritizes older Canadians over young people, say a number of student groups. The budget features spending of around $45,000 for each person over age 65, compared to around $12,000 for each person under age 45. The Canadian Federation of Students (CFS), Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA), and the University of Toronto Students' Union (UTSU) have expressed concerns over the budget.
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STEM careers: Where are all the jobs?
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Software developers, medical health service managers, electrical engineers, radiologists, physical therapists, pharmacists, accountants, auditors, petroleum engineers to name a few. Those are some of the top 50 hottest jobs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Looking at the list of the top-paying fields, it is easy to realize that people don't quickly jump into them.
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Nearly seven out of 10 people read online reviews before making a purchase, and in the business-to-business world, reviews are even more important in the decision-making process. To help in your purchasing decisions, we are pleased to announce that we've now incorporated business reviews into our Chemical and Chemical Engineering Resource Guide. Now you have the opportunity to share your experiences with a company's products or services with your fellow colleagues, or read what others have to say about a potential future vendor. We are building a valuable resource for the chemical industry, but need your help to get it started. Visit the Chemical and Chemical Engineering Resource Guide to search for qualified product and service providers and write a review.


Study: Quality of new jobs on the decline
The Globe and Mail
The vast majority of jobs created last year were part-time positions in what a new report calls a "lacklustre" year for Canada's labour market. Almost 95 per cent of net new positions were part-time, according to the Canadian Chamber of Commerce's analysis of the 2013 labour market, a year that saw the weakest job growth since 2009.
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Top tech jobs in San Francisco, New York and more
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Since its launch five years ago, the Mashable Job Board has been a hiring hub for more than 3,000 employers. We have showcased career opportunities from companies such as Google, Edelman, Viacom, Yelp, American Express, NBC Universal, Digitas and many others seeking to attract our audience.
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