June 2017

Domtar, Honeywell in US federal, state, and tribal $8.2 million settlement for natural resource damages at superfund site in Minnesota and Wisconsin

June 30, 2017 - 19:40
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WASHINGTON, DC, June 29, 2017 (Press Release) -The U.S. and the States of Minnesota and Wisconsin today announced an $8.2 million settlement with XIK, LLC, Honeywell International, Inc., and Domtar, Inc. to resolve a claim for natural resource damages at the St. Louis River / Interlake / Duluth Tar (SLRIDT) Superfund Site brought under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), also known as the Superfund Law. The SLRIDT Site consists of 255 acres of land and river embayments located primarily in Duluth, Minnesota, and extends into the St.

INEOS Calabrian opens new sulphur dioxide plant in Ontario, used in gold mining and in pulp and paper wastewater treatment

June 30, 2017 - 19:34
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TIMMINS, ON, June 30, 2017 (Timmins Daily Press) -The newest industrial operation in Timmins had a community grand opening Thursday with an appropriate Texas-style barbecue lunch for community leaders.

INEOS Calabrian, the new plant that creates industrial sulphur dioxide (SO2) celebrated the event at the newly built plant and processing facility on Hallnor Road, in the city’s East End.

Kimberly-Clark publishes annual report on sustainability, provides first update on its sustainability 2022 goals

June 30, 2017 - 08:29
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DALLAS, TX, June 30, 2017 (PRNewswire) -Kimberly-Clark Corporation today published its annual report on sustainability, providing the first update on the company's global progress toward its Sustainability 2022 goals.

Introduced last year, Sustainability 2022 is the company's framework to address social and environmental challenges with programs designed to create social, environmental and business value. In its first year, Kimberly-Clark surpassed three of its five sustainability targets, and is on track to meet or exceed all of its goals by 2022.

Tronox elects independent lead director Ilan Kaufthal as non-executive chairman; appoints SVP and CFO Timothy C. Carlson to fill board vacancy

June 30, 2017 - 05:28
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STAMFORD, CT, June 27, 2017 (PRNewswire) -Tronox Limited announced that its Board of Directors has elected its current independent lead director Ilan Kaufthal to serve as non-executive chairman of the board. The board also appointed Timothy C. Carlson, senior vice president and chief financial officer of the company, to fill the vacancy created by the untimely passing of former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Thomas Casey on May 26, 2017. Mr.

KBA to supply new seven-colour Rapida 106 press to Deluxe Packages in Karachi, Pakistan

June 30, 2017 - 05:09
    RADEBEUL, Germany, June 30, 2017 (Press Release) -
  • Phase of rapid change for Pakistan's packaging market
  • Further long KBA Rapida 106 for the leading packaging printer in the country
  • 11 printing and finishing units for high-quality products
  • Printing on films and metallised board extends the company’s product portfolio

Czech Republic-based Papcel rebuilds press section of Kiev Karton's containerboard machine

June 30, 2017 - 04:39
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LITOVEL, Czech Republic, June 28, 2017 (Press Release) -In August 2016, a complete second hand press section bought in USA arrived in ABK. This complete press section equipped with shoe press was totally revamped and redesigned according to Kiev Karton existing paper machine and technical requirement.

Czech Republic-based Papcel rebuilds press section of Kiev Karton's containerboard machine

June 30, 2017 - 04:39
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LITOVEL, Czech Republic, June 28, 2017 (Press Release) -In August 2016, a complete second hand press section bought in USA arrived in ABK. This complete press section equipped with shoe press was totally revamped and redesigned according to Kiev Karton existing paper machine and technical requirement.

European Commission approves creation of joint venture between Japan's NYK, MOl and K Line under EU Merger Regulation

June 30, 2017 - 03:49
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BRUSSELS, June 29, 2017 (Press Release) -The European Commission has approved, under the EU Merger Regulation, the creation of a joint venture between Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha Ltd. (NYK), Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) and Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd. (K Line), all of Japan. The three companies are active in the field of international maritime transport including bulk shipping, container terminal services and other services such as bulk transportation, air cargo transportation, logistics, real estate, cruise ships, and trading.

KaiCell signs investment pre-agreement with China's CHTC to produce Arbron as intermediate viscose raw material

June 30, 2017 - 03:20
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KAJAANI, Finland, June 29, 2017 (Press Release) -Following Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to Finland in May, Finnish Prime Minister Juha Sipilä led a delegation of Finnish officials and business leaders to China during the last week of June. I addition to Mr Xi Jinping, Mr Sipilä met with Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang and numerous other representatives of the host nation.

KaiCell Fibers Ltd CEO Jukka Kantola accompanied the Prime Minister with a view to further raise awareness of the company’s biorefinery destined for Paltamo, northeast Finland.

Mercer International wraps up $20M maintenance project at Celgar in British Columbia, longest in mill’s history

June 29, 2017 - 15:54
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CASTLEGAR, BC, June 29, 2017 (Local News) -Celgar’s 14-day maintenance shutdown completed earlier this month was by far, the largest maintenance shutdown in Celgar’s history.

As a 24/7 continuous production operation, the mill’s annual maintenance shutdowns are required to allow inspection, repair and change-out to the major pieces of production equipment.

Kimberly-Clark Professional launches new high-capacity Scott roll towel dispenser for small spaces

June 29, 2017 - 11:51
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ROSWELL, GA, June 29, 2017 (PRNewswire) -To enhance efficiencies and improve the patient and tenant experience, Kimberly-Clark Professional has introduced a compact, high-capacity roll towel dispenser from the Scott Brand, the most well-known washroom brand in the U.S. and one of the world's most trusted.

Papcel and ABK Groupe to supply new 60 tonnes/day tissue machine to Aspex Kumbong in Jakarta, Indonesia

June 29, 2017 - 11:42
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LITOVEL, Czech Republic, June 28, 2017 (Press Release) -In April 2017, ABK Groupe & PAPCEL signed a new contract with the customer PT Aspex Kumbong, West Java, Indonesia to supply a complete tissue machine including approach flow system, Crescent former, winder and auxiliary equipment.

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