October 2018

Andritz to supply Euro 300 million pulp production technologies and key process equipment for modernization and extension of Arauco's pulp mill in Horcones, Chile

October 22, 2018 - 03:15
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GRAZ, Austria, Oct. 22, 2018 (Press Release) -International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Celulosa Arauco y Constitución S.A. to supply energy-efficient and environmentally friendly pulp production technologies and key process equipment for modernization and extension of the ARAUCO pulp mill in Horcones, Arauco, Chile. The order value for ANDRITZ is in the region of 300 million euros; start-up is scheduled for the first quarter of 2021.

The ANDRITZ scope of supply includes – on full EPS (Engineering, Procurement, Supervision) basis:

Andritz to supply Euro 300 million pulp production technologies and key process equipment for modernization and extension of Arauco's pulp mill in Horcones, Chile

October 22, 2018 - 03:15
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GRAZ, Austria, Oct. 22, 2018 (Press Release) -International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Celulosa Arauco y Constitución S.A. to supply energy-efficient and environmentally friendly pulp production technologies and key process equipment for modernization and extension of the ARAUCO pulp mill in Horcones, Arauco, Chile. The order value for ANDRITZ is in the region of 300 million euros; start-up is scheduled for the first quarter of 2021.

The ANDRITZ scope of supply includes – on full EPS (Engineering, Procurement, Supervision) basis:

Paper waste collected by Visy Industries proving to be landfill problem for Australia community

October 19, 2018 - 19:59
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SYDNEY, Oct. 19, 2018 (Local News) -The inability of Sydneysiders to follow guidelines when recycling is having an impact in a regional New South Wales town, and may result in job losses.

Up to 20 per cent of paper waste sent from Sydney to paper maker Visy in the southern NSW town of Tumut is ending up in landfill because of contamination.

Visy's pulp and paper mill in the town sends thousands of tonnes of waste to landfill each year, mostly to a tip at nearby Gundagai.

The tip is licensed to take 150,000 tonnes of Visy's waste over a five-year period.

Sappi launches new Atelier premium folding box board range at FachPack and LUXEPACK 2018

October 19, 2018 - 10:02

JOHANNESBURG, Oct. 18, 2018 (Press Release) -Sappi Limited, a leading global producer of speciality papers, announces the launch of Atelier©, a premium folding box board1(FBB1) that is unique in the marketplace. Available in weights from 220 gsm to 350 gsm, Atelier is produced at the company’s Maastricht mill, which has undergone a double-digit €million upgrade with an innovative paper-making technology that has allowed production of this extremely high quality FBB1 product.

Stora Enso’s new study states packaging help consumers pick right kind of products

October 19, 2018 - 09:53
HELSINKI, Oct. 19, 2018 (Press Release) -Don’t judge the book by its cover, they say – but is that really marketable when it comes to packaging? Actually not, it is on the contrary. Based on our study consumers really evaluate packaging to understand what’s inside, so packaging is important help for consumers to pick the right kind of products for their needs.

Ence Energía to acquire Iberdrola's 90% stake in Puertollano solar thermal plant in Spain for up to Euro 145.8 million

October 19, 2018 - 04:13
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MADRID, Spain, Oct. 18, 2018 (Press Release) -Ence Energía, S.L.U. has signed an agreement with Iberdrola Renovables de Castilla La Mancha, S.A.U. for the acquisition of its 90% stake in Puertollano solar thermal plant, for an amount that could reach up to 145.8 million euros. The agreement is subject to IDAE, owner of the remaining 10% of the plant, not exercising its right of first refusal.

ABB's Ability Collaborative Operations helps optimize operations at paper mill in East Java, Indonesia

October 19, 2018 - 01:35
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ZURICH, Switzerland, Oct. 18, 2018 (Press Release) -ABB recently added ABB AbilityTM Collaborative Operations to its service deliverables at a major paper mill in East Java, Indonesia. The site produces a variety of printing and writing paper, other paper-related products, and packaging products including cardboard boxes. With an annual capacity of 320,000 metric tons, the mill is one of the world’s largest single-site producers of writing stationery.

Zero Waste France files complaint against two McDonald’s and KFC outlets for failing to implement separate collection of waste

October 19, 2018 - 01:32
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PARIS, Oct. 18, 2018 (Press Release) -Zero Waste France has just lodged a complaint against two McDonald’s and KFC outlets located in Paris, Place de la République, for failing to set up bins dedicated to waste sorting in customer dining areas. As a matter of fact, sorting of waste is a statutory obligation weighing on such businesses since 2016. After leading an investigation on the field, the NGO requested the opening of a public inquiry from the State Prosecutor at the Tribunal de Grande Instance of Paris.

Koehler, MULTIVAC, and Leipa to jointly develop carton packaging solution for fresh foods

October 18, 2018 - 10:33
    OBERKIRCH, Germany, Oct. 18, 2018 (Press Release) -
  • Koehler supplies board in rolls for thermoforming packaging machines.
  • Material can be printed and coated very well.
  • MULTIVAC, LEIPA, and Koehler are impressed by the cooperation.

The FachPack 2018 packaging trade fair has come to an end and there seemed to be an overarching theme: out with non-recyclable plastics and in with recyclable packaging materials. This includes recycling as well as various forms of composting.

Koehler: A Reliable and Competent Development Partner

SCA files formal complaint against Accreditation Services International for its report on forest certification in Sweden

October 18, 2018 - 10:29
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SUNDSVALL, Sweden , Oct. 18, 2018 (Press Release) -SCA has filed a formal complaint against ASI, and has also informed FSC about the consequences for SCA due to the fact that important parts in a recent report from ASI is misleading and also was published on their website.

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