BRUSSELS, Nov. 28, 2019 (Press Release) -Energy Intensive Industries (EIIs) want to contribute in a constructive manner to the development of policies enabling the transition to a climate-neutral economy by 2050. We therefore call for a dialogue with the incoming European Commission, Member States and Parliament on the integration in the European Green Deal and the forthcoming industrial strategy of the recommendations of the Master Plan for a competitive transformation of EU EIIs.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, Nov. 26, 2019 (Press Release) -Valmet and Metsä Board have signed an agreement for the supply of key technology for the planned renewal of the Husum pulp mill in Sweden. The supply covers a new recovery boiler and an upgrade of the existing evaporator with a new super concentrator. The contract is conditional for Metsä Board making the final investment decision after receiving the environmental permit, which is estimated for the second quarter of 2020, at the earliest.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, Nov. 25, 2019 (Press Release) -Valmet will supply an energy management solution to optimize production and energy consumption at Kemira Chemicals’ bleaching chemical plants in Äetsä and Joutseno in Finland.
The order was included in Valmet’s orders received of the third quarter 2019. The value of the order is not disclosed. The solution will be delivered to the customer in November 2019 and commissioned in May 2020.Read more
STOCKHOLM, Nov. 13, 2019 (Press Release) -Henrik Ehrnrooth, former long-time chairman of the board at Pöyry and current board member of ÅF Pöyry has been awarded with the Energy Globe ‘Medal of Honor’. Henrik’s achievement in winning one of the most prestigious international environmental awards is down to his outstanding, impactful and innovative work for sustainable development and climate friendly solutions.Read more
SARPSBORG, Norway , Nov. 14, 2019 (Press Release) -Peterson, VPK’s Scandinavian packaging division, has released more details of its new production site in Halden, Norway. Incorporating Industry 4.0 principles such as artificial intelligence learning, a high degree of advanced automation and carbon neutral operation, it will be one of the most technologically advanced packaging plants in the world.
Closed, circular energy system leading to CO2 neutral production and minimised environmental impactRead more
WASHINGTON, DC, Nov. 12, 2019 (Press Release) -The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) recognized Resolute Forest Products with a 2019 AF&PA Leadership in Sustainability Award for Energy Efficiency/Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Reduction for their Concrete Actions to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions project. This is the third consecutive year AF&PA has honored Resolute for its sustainability advancements. The award was presented at AF&PA’s annual meeting on Friday, November 9, in Bluffton, South Carolina.Read more
WASHINGTON, DC, Nov. 12, 2019 (Press Release) -The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) recognized Seaman Paper Company of Massachusetts, Inc. with a 2019 AF&PA Leadership in Sustainability Award for Energy Efficiency/Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Reduction for their Let There Be (LED) Light Program. The award was presented at AF&PA’s annual meeting on Friday, Nov. 9 in Bluffton, South Carolina.Read more
WASHINGTON, DC, Nov. 12, 2019 (Press Release) -The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) presented its 2019Better Practices, Better Planet 2020Sustainability Awards at AF&PA’s annual meeting on Friday, Nov. 8 in Bluffton, South Carolina.
Five AF&PA member companies received six awards:www.afandpa.org/sustainabilityawardwinnersRead more