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February 2020

CN forced to shut down parts of Canadian rail network due to pipeline opposition blockades

February 12, 2020 - 14:48
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MONTREAL, Feb. 11, 2020 (Globe Newswire) -CN announced that it will be forced to shut down significant parts of its Canadian network imminently unless the blockades on its rail lines are removed.

A public statement from the individuals blocking the lines explained that their actions are in solidarity with the pipeline opposition movement and are unrelated to CN's activities.

Veolia Water Technologies to deliver key chemical removal technology to leading global pulp producer in Brazil

February 12, 2020 - 09:07
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PARIS, Feb. 12, 2020 (Press Release) -Veolia Water Technologies ​will support a major expansion of a mill in Brazil by providing a turnkey chloride removal system designed to optimize the processing of wood-derived pulp used in the making of cellulose fibers.

Veolia Water Technologies to deliver key chemical removal technology to leading global pulp producer in Brazil

February 12, 2020 - 09:07
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PARIS, Feb. 12, 2020 (Press Release) -Veolia Water Technologies ​will support a major expansion of a mill in Brazil by providing a turnkey chloride removal system designed to optimize the processing of wood-derived pulp used in the making of cellulose fibers.

Holmen introduces analytical tool based on satellite images and artificial intelligence to show bark beetle damage to wood suppliers

February 12, 2020 - 08:00
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STOCKHOLM, Feb. 12, 2020 (Press Release) -The spruce bark beetle has rampaged through the forests of southern Sweden, affecting many forest owners. In response, Holmen has developed an analytical tool, based on satellite images and artificial intelligence, showing actual damage on a map. Now, the forest company’s private wood suppliers can access one of these maps. A service that Holmen is first to come up with.

Metsä Board ’s emissions reduction targets approved by Science Based Targets initiative as it meets goals of Paris Agreement

February 12, 2020 - 06:51
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ESPOO, Finland, Feb. 12, 2020 (Press Release) -Metsä Board, the leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards and part of Metsä Group, has had its emissions reduction targets approved by the Science Based Targets initiative as being consistent with the levels required to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement. The targets, covering greenhouse gas emissions from Metsä Board’s operations (Scopes 1 and 2), are in line with reductions required to limit global warming to 1.5°C.

Kemira raises its climate ambition as it aims for carbon neutrality by 2045

February 12, 2020 - 06:23
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HELSINKI, Feb. 11, 2020 (Press Release) -Kemira joins the growing ranks of global companies aiming for carbon neutrality and supporting the Paris Agreement.

Kemira has set a target of 30% reduction in combined so-called Scope 1 and Scope 2 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2030, from the 2018 baseline of 0.93 MTCO2e. The long-term ambition is to be carbon neutral across the whole company by 2045 for combined scope 1 and 2 emissions.

Kemira raises its climate ambition as it aims for carbon neutrality by 2045

February 12, 2020 - 06:23
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HELSINKI, Feb. 11, 2020 (Press Release) -Kemira joins the growing ranks of global companies aiming for carbon neutrality and supporting the Paris Agreement.

Kemira has set a target of 30% reduction in combined so-called Scope 1 and Scope 2 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2030, from the 2018 baseline of 0.93 MTCO2e. The long-term ambition is to be carbon neutral across the whole company by 2045 for combined scope 1 and 2 emissions.

Clariant appoints Stephan Lynen as new CFO from Apr 1, 2020

February 12, 2020 - 06:07
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MUTTENZ, Switzerland, Feb. 12, 2020 (Press Release) -Clariant, a focused and innovative specialty chemical company, today announced that Stephan Lynen will be appointed CFO as of April 1, 2020. The proven financial expert, currently Head of the Business Unit Additives, has been with the company for more than 20 years in various international general management and business roles. He will succeed Patrick Jany who decided to pursue a career opportunity outside of Clariant as CFO of A.P. Moller - Maersk, a global leader in shipping services.

UPM signs long-term wind power purchase agreement with German wind park development company wpd

February 12, 2020 - 04:14
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HELSINKI, Feb. 12, 2020 (Press Release) -UPM has signed a long-term Wind Power Purchase agreement with German wind park development company wpd. The use of renewable wind power for UPM’s paper mills will help reduce CO2 emissions by 200,000 tonnes annually as of 2022, representing 5% of UPM’s total CO2 emissions. For UPM, this is an important step towards achieving the company’s ambitious 65% CO2 emission reduction target by 2030.

UPM signs long-term wind power purchase agreement with German wind park development company wpd

February 12, 2020 - 04:14
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HELSINKI, Feb. 12, 2020 (Press Release) -UPM has signed a long-term Wind Power Purchase agreement with German wind park development company wpd. The use of renewable wind power for UPM’s paper mills will help reduce CO2 emissions by 200,000 tonnes annually as of 2022, representing 5% of UPM’s total CO2 emissions. For UPM, this is an important step towards achieving the company’s ambitious 65% CO2 emission reduction target by 2030.

A.P. Moller - Maersk appoints Patrick Jany as new CFO and member of executive board effective, May 1, 2020

February 12, 2020 - 03:14
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COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Feb. 12, 2020 (Press Release) -With effect 1 May 2020, Patrick Jany will take up the position as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of A.P. Møller - Mærsk A/S and will become a member of the Executive Board.

Cascades applauds government's commitment to improve recovery chain in Québec

February 12, 2020 - 02:23
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KINGSEY FALLS, QC, Feb. 11, 2020 (CNW) -Cascades Inc., a leader in eco-friendly recovery, packaging and hygiene solutions, applauds the government's commitment to work to improve Québec's recovery chain, notably by establishing quality criteria for materials coming out of the province's sorting centres.

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