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.
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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.
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.
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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.
Aug. 9, 2017 - Wood costs for the pulp industry in Europe were generally lower in the 1Q/17 than in the previous quarter, continuing a downward trend that, depending on the country, has lasted for four to six years.
Aug. 9, 2017 - As a former junior hockey league player and Greenest Workforce Green Dream scholarship recipient, Mitch Martell came to his summer job already well equipped for excelling at team performance on the worksite.
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Aug. 3, 2017 - From January to June 2017, pulp exports rose 6.8 per cent in comparison with the same period of the previous year, reaching 6.8 million tonnes; exports of wood panels increased by 34.8 per cent, with 597,000 cubic meters directed to foreign markets, and paper exports grew 1 per cent with almost 1.1 million tonnes traded.
Aug. 2, 2017 - Fibria, a Brazilian forestry company and producer of eucalyptus pulp from planted forests, has signed an agreement to acquire a minority interest in Finnish-based Spinnova and partner in the development, production and marketing of new materials using its technologies.
Aug. 1, 2017 - FITNIR Analyzers has announced that a southern United States pulp mill has selected the online FT-NIR analyzer to replace its Modo-Chemetics auto-titrator for digester control.
Aug. 1, 2017 - Canfor Pulp Products plans to undertake capital projects at its Northwood Northern Bleached Softwood Kraft (NBSK) Pulp mill located in Prince George, B.C., and its Bleached Chemi-Thermo Mechanical Pulp (BCTMP) mill located in Taylor, B.C.
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Jul. 25, 2017 - Resolute Forest Products has named Patrice Minguez president of the tissue group.
Jul. 17, 2017 - Wood fibre costs for pulp mills in the U.S. Northwest have fallen faster than in other region of the U.S. the past year, resulting in a more competitive industry sector, reports the North American Wood Fiber Review. Despite the recent price reductions in Washington and Oregon, pulp manufacturers in the southern states continued to have lower wood fibre costs than pulp mills in the Northwest, Northeast and the Lake States in the 1Q/17.
Mondi postpones paper machine investment at Steti millSep. 14, 2017 - Mondi has decided to postpone its…
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Kimberly-Clark to power North American mills with wind energySep. 14, 2017 - Kimberly-Clark announced today a commitment to…
Negotiations conclude at Stora Enso Kvarnsveden paper millSep. 13, 2017 - Negotiations between central parties at Stora…
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