WASHINGTON, DC, Nov. 12, 2018 (Press Release) -The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) presented its 2018 Better Practices, Better Planet 2020 Sustainability Awards at AF&PA’s annual meeting on Friday, Nov. 9 in Dallas, Texas.
“Our members continue to demonstrate their commitment toward achieving the Better Practices, Better Planet 2020 sustainability goals,” said AF&PA President and CEO Donna Harman. “We are proud to honor the achievements of this year’s award winners and to represent companies that are leaders in sustainability.”Read more
MILTON, GA, Nov. 5, 2018 (Globe Newswire) -Attis Industries, Inc. (the “Company” or “Attis”), a diversified company focused on innovation and technology throughout key components of the new economy, which include renewable fuels, bio-based plastics, healthcare and communications infrastructure, today launched a video series that will offer investors and interested parties additional information on the technologies and bio-based products offered under the Innovations division.Read more
The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending EUR 40 million to The Navigator Company, a major Portuguese industrial group and Europe’s leading producer of uncoated woodfree paper, known for its Navigator brand of premium office paper. EIB Vice-President Emma Navarro and The Navigator Company CEO Diogo da Silveira signed the agreement in Lisbon.Read more
DUBLIN, Ireland, Oct. 23, 2018 (Business Wire) -Global packaging company Smurfit Kappa has marked the beginning of the rebuild of a recovery boiler with a ground-breaking ceremony at its Nettingsdorf Paper Mill in Austria.
The ceremony, which was the latest milestone in Smurfit Kappa’s Future Energy Plant project, was presided over by the Governor of Upper Austria and the Mayor of Ansfelden.
The new recovery boiler will increase the profitability and sustainability of the mill and is part of a €134 million investment in Nettingsdorf.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, Oct. 22, 2018 (Press Release) -Valmet has agreed with Clariant on the delivery of a BioTrac biomass pretreatment system for their sunliquid cellulosic ethanol plant in Romania.
The order is included in Valmet's third quarter 2018 orders received. The value of the order will not be disclosed. The start-up is planned for 2020.Read more
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.Read more
BRUSSELS, Oct. 18, 2018 (Press Release) -The Association of European Coreboard producers (ECBA) in Brussels reports that the demand in 2018 is still extraordinary good and could not be expected in that extent, neither by the producers nor by the customers. That’s the reason why producers ran through over the summer holidays and had to postpone again the necessary maintenance.Read more
BIELEFELD, Germany , Oct. 18, 2018 (Press Release) -Mitsubishi HiTec Paper, along with four other North Rhine-Westphalian paper mills and eight companies in the chemical industry, have together established the energy efficiency network ChePap Rhein-Ruhr II.Read more