Equipment & Systems
Gardner Electric of Saint John, N.B., has been awarded a $1.3 million contract from Irving Pulp & Paper to supply and install all of the lighting and electrical building services for the pulp mill modernization project underway in Saint...
Domtar has contracted Valmet to supply equipment for an evaporator train upgrade at the company’s Ashdown mill in Arkansas, with the aim of significantly reducing energy consumption and fresh water usage. The upgrade will also improve...
Omya and NewPage kicked off operations at the precipitated calcium carbonate plant located at the NewPage Escanaba, Mich., paper mill site with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Aug. 14.
Valmet will supply the first OptiConcept M board production line in North America to Pratt Industries for its new greenfield paper mill in the Valparaiso area of Indiana. The mill will use recovered paper in the production of recycled...
Södra Cell has appointed GL&V to supply a major upgrade of the softwood pulp line at its Mörrum mill. GL&V will be responsible for screening and washing equipment in the unbleached area of the softwood pulp line. 
West Fraser’s Hinton pulp mill will be the first in Canada to extract lignin from its black liquor recovery stream at commercial scale using the LignoForce process developed by FPInnovations and NORAM Engineering.
Zellstoff Celgar has placed an order with Metso for a next-generation automatic pulp laboratory. With the new equipment, the pulp mill in Castlegar, B.C., will be able to improve its pulp testing capabilities and will have significantly faster...
The pulp and paper industry now has a comprehensive way to benchmark its carbon emissions. A new model, developed by the paper industry consulting firm Fisher International, can now show the carbon footprint of every pulp and paper mill in the...
Lignin could become the main renewable aromatic resource for the chemical industry in the future, according to an analysis by Frost & Sullivan. The first opportunity could emerge as early as 2015 from the direct substitution of phenol in...
Legacy equipment issues and acts of nature have plagued the ramp-up of dissolving pulp production at the Fortress Specialty Cellulose mill in Thurso, Que. Nine months after the start-up, the mill was still not at full production, due to various...
Metso will supply the world's first commercial installation of LignoBoost technology to Domtar's Plymouth, N.C., pulp mill. The LignoBoost process separates and collects lignin from pulping liquor.
N.Y. containerboard mill gets Voith stock prep, Siemens electrics
Paper Excellence B.V. continues its buying spree with an agreement to purchase the assets of Howe Sound Pulp & Paper LP. HSPP operates a pulp and paper facility at Port Mellon, B.C., capable of pr...
Fortress Paper Ltd. has signed an energy supply agreement with Hydro Quebec for the sale of green electricity to be produced at the company's Thurso, Que., mill upon completion of a biomass-based coge...
Andritz has received an order from Packaging Corporation of America (PCA) to deliver a high energy recovery boiler (HERB), including a chloride and potassium removal system, to PCA's Valdosta mill in ...

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