February 2019

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Paper Excellence, Northern Pulp encouraged by poll results that support new wastewater plant at Nova Scotia mill

February 22, 2019 - 19:32
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ABERCROMBIE, NS, Feb. 21, 2019 (Press Release) -Representatives from Northern Pulp and owner Paper Excellence Canada are encouraged by the results of a recently commissioned poll.

This data was collected using MQO Researcher’s Atlantic Matters poll. The Atlantic Matters poll was conducted by telephone from January 30th to February 10, 2019 and included 400 randomly selected eligible voters from across the province.

According to the poll, more people support Northern Pulp’s plan for a new wastewater (effluent) treatment facility than oppose it:

Global Recycling Foundation launches special education pack for schools to celebrate Global Recycling Day

February 22, 2019 - 04:22
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LONDON, Feb. 22, 2019 (Press Release) -Ahead of the second Global Recycling Day, the Global Recycling Foundation has launched a special education pack to inspire schools around the world to think ‘resource, not waste’ and celebrate Global Recycling Day on 18th March 2019. As part of this year’s theme, “Recycling into the Future”, Global Recycling Day 2019 is focusing on the power of youth and education in ensuring a brighter future for our children.

South Dakota’s Millennium Recycling now recycling paper cups

February 21, 2019 - 20:07
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SIOUX FALLS, SD, Feb. 20, 2019 (Press Release) -Roughly 600,000 tons of paper beverage cups are used each year in the United States, and far too much of this valuable material ends up in landfills. Today, material recovery facility Millennium Recycling, Inc. adds paper cups to its recycling list, thanks to a partnership with the Foodservice Packaging Institute.

Pasaban to supply new KB 2300 carton board sheeter for Pyroll Converting Group's service center in Siltakyla, Finland

February 21, 2019 - 09:11
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TOLOSA, Spain, Feb. 20, 2019 (Press Release) -If there is one name that stands out in the European paper and carton board converting sector it is the Pyroll Converting Group, which has a sheeting capacity over 400.000 tonnes totally in five of its service centers.

At Pasaban we are proud to have been designing and manufacturing machines for its converting plant for more than twenty years. In this new project we have provided a highly automated and extremely flexible machine in order to increase the production of high-quality coated and uncoated carton board.

Global Recycling Foundation highlights importance of recyling

February 21, 2019 - 05:44
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LONDON, Feb. 21, 2019 (Press Release) -UK businessman Ranjit S. Baxi is the Founding President of the Global Recycling Foundation. As the Foundation builds up to Global Recycling Day (18th March 2019) with its focus on “Recycling into the Future”, Mr Baxi comments on why it is crucial we continue to promote recycling and think ‘resource, not waste’, if we are to make any environmental impact. All too often, he says, recycling efforts are simply not good enough.

Smurfit Kappa reduces CO2 emissions by further 3% in 2018 by creating innovative steam system at its Roermond mill in the Netherlands

February 21, 2019 - 04:40
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DUBLIN, Ireland, Feb. 21, 2019 (Press Release) -Smurfit Kappa Roermond Paper Mill’s integrated steam system has been held up as a shining example of sustainability for reducing its CO2 footprint by a further 3% in 2018. The steam project is part of an ongoing intensive energy and CO2 reduction programme at the mill which has achieved a specific CO2 emission reduction of 23% since 2005.

Smurfit Kappa reduces CO2 emissions by further 3% in 2018 by creating innovative steam system at its Roermond mill in the Netherlands

February 21, 2019 - 04:40
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DUBLIN, Ireland, Feb. 21, 2019 (Press Release) -Smurfit Kappa Roermond Paper Mill’s integrated steam system has been held up as a shining example of sustainability for reducing its CO2 footprint by a further 3% in 2018. The steam project is part of an ongoing intensive energy and CO2 reduction programme at the mill which has achieved a specific CO2 emission reduction of 23% since 2005.

Valmet to supply new wood handling line for Metsä Group's Joutseno pulp mill

February 21, 2019 - 04:06
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ESPOO, Finland, Feb. 21, 2019 (Press Release) -Valmet has received an order for a new wood handling line from Metsä Group's Joutseno pulp mill. The expansion works are starting this year and will be completed during spring 2020. Metsä Group's investment will make it possible to process larger amounts of fiber wood.

The order is included in Valmet's first quarter of 2019 orders received. The value of the order is around EUR 10-15 million.

Canfor temporarily curtailing production capacity in BC

February 20, 2019 - 12:36
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Canfor’s sawmill in Vavenby will be curtailed for six weeks from February 11 to March 22, 2019. In addition, Canfor’s sawmills in Houston and Mackenzie will be curtailed for one week each in Q1.

In combination, these curtailments will reduce Canfor’s production output by approximately 40 million board feet. This is in addition to the approximately 150 million board feet of production capacity that was curtailed by Canfor in Q4 2018 and early Q1 2019, as previously announced.

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