Nov. 9, 2017 - Finnish pulp and paper maker UPM has signed a preliminary agreement with Uruguay for a potential 2-billion-euro new pulp plant project.
Oct. 23, 2017 - Canfor Pulp Products Inc. reported net income of $12.6 million, or $0.19 per share, for the third quarter of 2017, compared to $20.2 million, or $0.31 per share, for the second quarter of 2017 and $22.4 million, or $0.34 per share, for the third quarter of 2016.
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Oct. 16, 2017 - Fortress Paper says it restarted the Fortress Specialty Cellulose Mill on October 6, three days earlier than previously predicted.
Oct. 10, 2017 - CO2 Solutions, a provider of enzyme-enabled carbon capture technology, has given an update on its first commercial project with Fibrek General Partnership, a subsidiary of Resolute Forest Products and Serres Toundra.
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Oct. 5, 2017 - ABB recently won an order to supply ABB Ability digital systems and solutions for SCA’s Östrand pulp mill expansion. The mill expansion is described as one of the largest investments in Swedish industrial history.
Oct. 3, 2017 - Columbia Pulp has begun the construction of the 140,000-tonne/year Lyons Ferry wheat straw pulp mill at 1400 Highway 261 in Starbuck, Wash. Described as the first modern mill of its kind in North America, the facility will produce commodity and specialty straw pulp for direct sale to paper and packaging manufacturers as an alternative to wood-based pulp material.
Oct. 3, 2017 - The results for exports and production from the planted tree sector are positive for the first eight months of 2017. In comparison with this same period last year, exports of pulp rose 4.9 per cent, wood panels 30.4 per cent, and paper 0.6 per cent. This performance led to growth in the production of pulp and paper, on the order of 3.6 per cent and 0.4 per cent, respectively. For wood panels, the good news is that the domestic market for this product is beginning to thaw, with sales 1 per cent higher than during the same period in 2016.
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Sep. 24, 2017 - Fortress Paper Ltd. has experienced a burst in a pressurized auxiliary gas collection system relating to one of the recovery boilers at the Fortress Specialty Cellulose Mill in Thurso, Quebec.
Sep. 13, 2017 - Valmet will deliver a new gravity feed chipper to Sappi’s Ngodwana pulp mill in South Africa.
Sep. 13, 2017 - During the night between September 5 and 6, there was a fire in one of the buildings at BillerudKorsnäs’ production unit in Karlsborg, Sweden, and the production has been stopped since then.
Sep. 7, 2017 - The Research Innovation Commercialization (RIC) Centre says its client Anomera has raised $1.7 million in financing to aid with its seed-stage phase.
Sep. 5, 2017 - Fibria, a Brazilian producer of eucalyptus pulp, says it has advanced the operational startup of its new mill at Três Lagoas in the state of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil, three weeks ahead of schedule.
Sep. 5, 2017 - From January to July 2017, the trade surplus for the Brazilian planted tree sector reached US$4.2 billion, a 9.5 per cent increase over the US$3.8 billion attained during same period last year. This is mainly the result of ongoing investments in the sector. Export revenues grew 7.7 per cent to reach US$4.8 billion during the first seven months of 2017, compared with the US$4.4 billion recorded for the same period in 2016.
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Aug. 20, 2017 - International technology Group Andritz says it has successfully completed start-up of the key production technologies for Metsä Group’s new bioproduct pulp mill with an annual capacity of 1.3 million tonnes of pulp in Äänekoski, Finland.
Aug. 16, 2017 - After several months of laboratory work by the Research and Development team in Bordeaux France, Tembec says it has developed a very high viscosity cellulose grade.
Aug. 10, 2017 - Irving Consumer Products has announced it will expand its United States business operations with the construction of a new $400-million tissue plant in Macon, Ga.
Aug. 10, 2017 - When University of Northern British Columbia’s (UNBC) Lindsay Albers began her post-secondary studies, she didn’t know that forestry would be in the cards.
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Aug. 10, 2017 - The Navigator Company continues its expansion in the tissue sector and signs a contract with Voith for the supply of a new XcelLine tissue machine.
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