WAYNESVILLE, NC, Dec. 11, 2017 (Local News) -A project to upgrade environmental technology at the Evergreen Packaging plant in Canton is well under way, with $17.9 million of the upgrade ready to be included on the tax rolls by January 2018.
In 2014, the plant was given until 2019 to come into compliance with federal air pollution rules or be shut down by the Environmental Protection Agency.Read more
MORWELL, Australia, Dec. 11, 2017 (Local News) -Australian Paper's Maryvale mill took part in the first of an energy reduction agreement last Thursday November 30, as part of a mechanism with Australia's energy market operator to prepare for summer peak periods.
The paper giant reduced its power consumption for six hours in a voluntary commercial arrangement with the Australian Energy Market Operator to participate in the Reliability and Reserve Trader between November and March.Read more
LUKE, MD, Dec. 11, 2017 (Local News) -The paper mill hulks over a bend in the Potomac River Valley, a castle of pale blue metal between steep green slopes. Clouds of steam billow from its towers.
The Luke Mill, the largest employer in this tiny town, has powered the economy in this corner of Appalachia for generations, producing paper for countless Campbell’s soup labels and glossy covers for National Geographic and Playboy.
Even as other factories in this stretch of Western Maryland have closed down, this mill has managed to survive.Read more
OTTAWA, Dec. 5, 2017 (Press Release) -Thermal Energy International Inc. (“Thermal Energy” or the “Company”), a global provider of industrial and institutional energy efficiency solutions, has been engaged by an existing pulp and paper customer to design, develop and implement a major energy efficiency improvement and greenhouse gas reduction project. The project includes the installation of two of Thermal Energy’s proprietary FLU-ACE® Heat Recovery Systems and the conversion of the mill’s steam traps to Thermal Energy’s proprietary GEM™ Steam Trap system.Read more
ATLANTA, Dec. 5, 2017 (Press Release) -Meridian Waste Solutions, Inc. (“Meridian Waste” or the “Company”), a vertically integrated, non-hazardous solid waste services and innovative technology company, today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Attis Innovations (“Attis”), formerly Meridian Innovations, has initiated commercialization plans for it first biomass processing facility. Attis will immediately begin feedstock evaluation and assess potential locations for commercial scale operations.Read more
VANCOUVER, BC, Dec. 1, 2017 (CNW) -Canfor Pulp Products Inc. announced today that it has taken a temporary and unscheduled outage on one production line at its Northwood Northern Bleached Softwood Kraft ("NBSK") Pulp mill located in Prince George, British Columbia ("BC"), as a result of a tube leak in the number five recovery boiler.Read more
PORCARI, Italy, Nov. 30, 2017 (Press Release) -The award was presented yesterday in Brussels by RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, in recognition of the Soffass Cartiera via Giuseppe Lazzareschi in Porcari (Lucca) plant for having limited water usage to just 3.9 l/kg.
The PPI (Pulp & Paper International) Award for the Water Efficiency category was yesterday presented to Sofidel, the paper group known for the Regina brand.Read more
HELSINKI, Nov. 29, 2017 (Press Release) -Ahlstrom-Munksjö, a global leader in fiber-based materials, announces the launch of Ahlstrom-Munksjö Trinitex® Advance W3000, a unique filtration media specifically designed for pulse jet gas turbine applications.Read more