June 2016

Hartmann announces Energy Board of Appeal decision on pricing case for Tønder Fjernvarmeselskab district heating

July 01, 2016 - 00:35
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GENTOFTE, Denmark, June 30, 2016 (Globe Newswire) -The Energy Board of Appeal has made a decision in the pending case on pricing of district heating from Hartmann's combined heat and power plant to Tønder Fjernvarmeselskab in 2003-2014. The decision follows from Hartmann's complaint against a decision made by the Secretariat of the Danish Energy Regulatory Authority as described in company announcement 10/2015 on 4 September 2015.

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Volga welcomes joint initiative of Segezha and WWF Russia to introduce environmental responsibility rating for Russia’s forest industry

June 30, 2016 - 23:17
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BALAKHNA, Russia, June 24, 2016 (Press Release) -Volga’s General Director Dmitry A. Donchenko favours the joint initiative of Segezha Group and WWF Russia to introduce the environmental responsibility rating for Russia’s forest industry companies in order to raise their transparency and environmental and social responsibility.

Russia’s Volga produces 45 g/m2 newsprint with higher brightness gain of 66%

June 30, 2016 - 22:56
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BALAKHNA, Russia, July 1, 2016 (Press Release) -On June 15, 2016, Volga’s paper makers with technical support from BASF (Germany) conducted a production experiment in pulp bleaching — the first of its kind in Russia — whereby a mixture of sodium dithionite and some modifying agents was added to the refiner to manufacture TMP with high brightness level. This TMP was then used in trial production of newsprint.

Russia’s Volga produces 45 g/m2 newsprint with higher brightness gain of 66%

June 30, 2016 - 22:56
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BALAKHNA, Russia, July 1, 2016 (Press Release) -On June 15, 2016, Volga’s paper makers with technical support from BASF (Germany) conducted a production experiment in pulp bleaching — the first of its kind in Russia — whereby a mixture of sodium dithionite and some modifying agents was added to the refiner to manufacture TMP with high brightness level. This TMP was then used in trial production of newsprint.

Nordic ministers: Strengthen the co-operation for a sustainable forest-based bioeconomy

June 30, 2016 - 13:55
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COPENHAGEN , June 30, 2016 (Press Release) -The forest-based bioeconomy offers great opportunities for the Nordic societies in the form of growth and jobs. According to the Nordic Council of Ministers for Fisheries and Aquaculture, Agriculture, Agriculture, Food and Forestry this can and should be achieved in a sustainable way.

Nordic ministers: Strengthen the co-operation for a sustainable forest-based bioeconomy

June 30, 2016 - 13:55
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COPENHAGEN , June 30, 2016 (Press Release) -The forest-based bioeconomy offers great opportunities for the Nordic societies in the form of growth and jobs. According to the Nordic Council of Ministers for Fisheries and Aquaculture, Agriculture, Agriculture, Food and Forestry this can and should be achieved in a sustainable way.

Mayr-Melnhof reports completion of modernisation of BM2 wet end at Kolicevo, Slovenia, mill

June 30, 2016 - 13:50
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VIENNA, June 30, 2016 (Press Release) -Successful conversion of the smaller board machine 2 (BM2) at MMK mill Kolicevo, Slovenia – for the benefit of product quality, productivity and environment.

In March 2016, the conversion of the wet end of the BM2 into a state-of-the-art 3-layer Fourdrinier machine was successfully completed on schedule. Additional investments were related to the renewal of vacuum systems and multiple drive units that enable a higher speed and thus improve the productivity of BM2 and work even more energy efficient.

Mac Papers opens new, larger distribution facility in Nashville, TN

June 30, 2016 - 13:49
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NASHVILLE, TN, June 30, 2016 (Press Release) -Mac Papers, one of the largest merchant distributors in the Southeast U.S., announced today that it has opened its new distribution center in Antioch, which houses nearly 120,000 square feet of retail, office and warehouse space. The distribution center will house 30 employees, including Mac Papers’ local management, a local sales team, customer service, warehouse operations and drivers.

Superior Plus announces termination of the arrangement agreement with Canexus

June 30, 2016 - 09:05
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TORONTO, June 30, 2016 (Marketwired) -Superior Plus Corp. announced today that the Board of Directors of Superior has decided to terminate the Arrangement Agreement dated October 5, 2015 pursuant to which Superior was to acquire Canexus Corporation. Superior has provided Canexus with a termination notice under the Arrangement Agreement.

APP signs MoU to strengthen sustainable landscape development in West Kalimantan, Indonesia

June 30, 2016 - 07:14
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PONTIANAK, Indonesia, June 29, 2016 (Press Release) -Since 2015, the Governor of West Kalimantan, Drs. Cornelis MH, assumed the responsibility as Coordinator of the Governor's Climate and Forest (GCF) Task Force Indonesia. GCF is a global sub-national collaboration involving the provincial government from 29 countries, which aims to lower greenhouse gas emissions and deforestation. In support of the GCF Indonesia Task Force, the Governor of West Kalimantan today hosted a public meeting of GCF Indonesia in the Governor's Office.

Elopak becomes CarbonNeutral company and now offers CarbonNeutral packaging

June 30, 2016 - 05:07
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OSLO, Norway, June 29, 2016 (Press Release) -Elopak is pleased to announce it is now a CarbonNeutral® company and is also able to exclusively offer CarbonNeutral® packaging to its customers. With this, Elopak is fulfilling its vision of carbon neutrality, in line with its ambitious environmental strategy; Future Proofed Packaging.

Klabin inaugrates new pulp mill in Ortigueira, Brazil

June 30, 2016 - 01:44
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ORTIGUEIRA, Brazil, June 28, 2016 (Press Release) -Klabin, Brazil's largest paper producer and exporter and the leading manufacturer of paper and board for packaging, corrugated board packaging and industrial bags, inaugurated today its new pulp mill located in Ortigueira, Paraná.The Puma Unit represents an important mark in the company’s new growth cycle.With the new mill, Klabin becomes a fiber solutions company by being the only one in Brazil to produce, at the same plant, bleached pulp from hardwood fibers, bleached pulp from softwood fibers and fluff pulp.

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