With its new gas-fired HelioX infrared emitter, Voith is offering a particularly efficient solution for contactless drying along with impressively low emissions. Not only can the new emitter be used to increase productivity, the reduced fire risk also improves safety in paper production.Read more
MIDLAND, MI and HELSINKI, Finland , Sept. 24, 2019 (Press Release) -Dow, in partnership with UPM Biofuels, a producer of advanced biofuels, announces the commercialization of a plastics offering for the packaging industry made from a bio-based renewable feedstock.Read more
MORWELL, Australia, Sept. 17, 2019 (Local News) -Australian Paper has hit back at a Victorian Greens' proposal for a 10-year moratorium on an energy from waste project at Maryvale, and plans for other similar projects in Victoria.
Victorian Greens leader Samantha Ratnam put forward the motion in parliament last week citing environmental risks and fears it could put the clamps on developing a statewide recycling industry.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, Sept. 4, 2019 (Press Release) -Valmet will deliver, install and start-up TwinRoll dewatering press to Metsä Board Joutseno mill in Finland. The start-up is planned for October 2020.
The order was included in Valmet’s orders received of the second quarter 2019. The value of the order will not be disclosed. An order with this scope of supply is usually valued in the range of EUR 2.5-3.5 million.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, Sept. 2, 2019 (Press Release) -Valmet will supply a biomass-fired boiler and a flue gas treatment plant to BS Energy's combined heat and power (CHP) plant in Braunschweig, Germany. The order was included in Valmet's orders received of the second quarter 2019. The total value of the order is around EUR 50 million.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, Aug. 27, 2019 (Press Release) -On 26 April2019 Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, announced that it will launch pre-engineering for the first phase of the planned renewal of its Husum pulp mill in Sweden. The first phase of the renewal consists of a new recovery boiler and a new turbine. Metsä Board estimated earlier that the final decision on the planned investment could be made in the fourth quarter of 2019, at the earliest. The estimate was based on an assumption that the new boiler can be operated under the existing environmental permit.Read more
BALTIMORE, Aug. 20, 2019 (Local News) -A top-ranking lawmaker said Thursday he may introduce legislation next year to change part of the state’s renewable energy portfolio.
Speaking on a panel at the Maryland Association of Counties convention in Ocean City, House Economic Matters Chairman Dereck E. Davis (D-Prince George’s) said he is drafting legislation to remove the substance known as black liquor from the list of renewable energy sources able to receive state subsidies.Read more
ESPOO, Finland , July 23, 2019 (Business Wire) -Sumitomo SHI FW (SFW) announces today that it has been awarded a contract by Cheng Loong Corporation, CLC for a CFB steam generator for their Chupei Mill in Taiwan. Commercial operation of the new boiler is scheduled for July 2021.Read more