May 2018

Andritz to supply 5,000 tonne/yr bio-methanol cleaning and purification plant for Södra’s pulp mill in Mönsterås, Sweden

May 18, 2018 - 04:41
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GRAZ, Austria, May 18, 2018 (Press Release) -International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Södra, Sweden, to supply a bio-methanol cleaning and purification plant for Södra’s pulp mill in Mönsterås.

Andritz to supply 5,000 tonne/yr bio-methanol cleaning and purification plant for Södra’s pulp mill in Mönsterås, Sweden

May 18, 2018 - 04:41
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GRAZ, Austria, May 18, 2018 (Press Release) -International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Södra, Sweden, to supply a bio-methanol cleaning and purification plant for Södra’s pulp mill in Mönsterås.

Mondi partners with Graz University of Technology to research on paper porosity and consumer impact

May 18, 2018 - 04:34
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GRAZ, Austria, April 26, 2018 (Press Release) -Mondi yesterday launched its third scientific cooperation to date with the Graz University of Technology (TU Graz) in Austria. Mondi is the corporate partner and sponsor of the Christian Doppler Laboratory for ‘Mass Transport through Paper’, which will research the porosity of paper and how particles – such as gases, compressible liquids and microorganisms – travel through paper. The findings are expected to have practical applications for Mondi packaging and paper solutions, for example for food packaging.

Environmental Paper Network releases document detailing environmental risks from proposed Est-For pulp mill in Estonia

May 18, 2018 - 04:25
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ASHEVILLE, NC, May 18, 2018 (Press Release) -The people of Estonia struggling to prevent a huge ‘biorefinery’, which would consume a quarter of Estonia’s wood supply and pollute the country’s second largest river, have today received support from concerned organisations all over the world.

Valmet enters into licensing agreement to market, manufacture and install Georgia-Pacific's Advantage eTAD tissue machines outside North America

May 18, 2018 - 04:05
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ESPOO, Finland, May 18, 2018 (Press Release) -Valmet and Georgia-Pacific have entered into a licensing agreement covering the eTAD(TM) tissue making technology. Under the license agreement, Valmet will market, manufacture and install Advantage eTAD machines for tissue customers outside North America.

Shorr Packaging announces expansion and new location of its 125,000 sqf distribution and warehouse facility in Nashville, USA

May 18, 2018 - 04:00
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"Shorr needed a larger facility to support our continued growth and to help operate more efficiently," explained Craig Funkhouser, CEO. "We will continue to focus efforts on providing high service levels for all our customers. The larger facility will help us gain advantages within the region, which can be passed on to help provide better service to our national, multi-location customers."

Resolute to invest over $52 million in its Saint-Félicien Pulp Mill in Quebec

May 18, 2018 - 03:59
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"The significant investments at Saint-Félicien are expected to improve several areas of the operation, increasing the average daily production capacity by 76 metric tons and reducing greenhouse gas emissions from the use of fossil fuels by 20%," said Yves Laflamme, president and chief executive officer.

CN to purchase 350 lumber cars to meet growing demand in forest products; adds to new boxcars

May 18, 2018 - 03:56
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“We are investing to move the economy as we put the rolling stock, infrastructure and people in place to serve the growing needs of our valued customers,” said JJ Ruest, interim president and chief executive officer of CN. “These additional centrebeams, combined with our recently-announced acquisition of 350 additional box cars, give us the tools to put more capacity at the disposal of business partners such as West Fraser. CN needs to and will do better moving lumber to market.”

First Silk Road train arrives at Port of Antwerp

May 18, 2018 - 03:55
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Left to right: Sam Bruynseels -  Chief Commercial Officer Lineas, Geert Gekiere – Managing director Euroports, Luc Arnouts-  Director International Networks Antwerp Port Authority, Guo Jianjun – Economic and commercial counsellor Chinese embassy, Liu Lachun – Managing director COSCO Source Port of Antwerp

On May 12, the first Silk Road train exclusively destined for Antwerp has arrived. The freight train had left the Chinese port of Tangshan on 26 April. This direct railway link between China and Antwerp is part of the transnational Chinese ‘Belt and Road Initiative’, with which China seeks to revive the trade routes of the old Silk Road from Asia to Europe.

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