HELSINKI, Oct. 9, 2018 (Press Release) -Stora Enso and energy company Gasum have signed a contract to build a biogas plant at Stora Enso’s Nymölla paper mill in Sweden. The plant, built and operated by Gasum, will turn the mill’s wastewater effluent into renewable energy.Read more
VAXJO, Sweden, Oct. 2, 2018 (Press Release) -Södra’s nurseries have now transitioned to fossil-free operations. Heating, machinery and vehicles are all powered by renewable energy. “Persistent efforts and environmental investments of SEK 10 million have generated results,” said Johan Jonsson, Head of Södra Skogsplantor.Read more
HELSINKI, Oct. 4, 2018 (Press Release) -The Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for UPM's possible Kotka Biorefinery in Finland has been completed and given to the authorities for their final conclusions. The UPM Kotka Biorefinery would produce approximately 500,000 tonnes of advanced biofuels made from sustainable raw materials for use in the road transport, marine and aviation sectors. The biorefinery's products could also be used for replacing fossil raw materials in the chemical industry.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, Oct. 3, 2018 (Press Release) -Valmet will supply a biomass boiler to Greenalia's new Curtis-Teixeiro biomass power plant in Teixeiro, Spain. With Valmet's boiler technology, the plant will be able to supply power in an efficient and sustainable way.
The order is included in Valmet's third quarter of 2018 orders received. It was placed by ACCIONA Industrial and Imasa, a Spanish EPC contractor joint venture for the plant. The biomass power plant's takeover is scheduled for January 2020.Read more
GENTOFTE, Denmark, Oct. 1, 2018 (Press Release) -To provide the most accurate perspective on management's expectations for Hartmann's underlying operations and development, the adjusted expectations for the profit margin before special items, return on invested capital (ROIC) and total capital expenditure have been prepared exclusive of the effects of IAS 29, Financial reporting in hyperinflationary economies. The revised revenue guidance has been prepared inclusive of hyperinflation adjustments.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, Oct. 1, 2018 (Press Release) -Valmet will supply an automation system for coal washing to SUEK's Tugnuisky open-pit mine in Eastern Siberia, Russia. SUEK is currently constructing a new fine-size coal washing module and modernizing its existing coal washing module. The project will increase the plant's washing capacity by more than 65% to 14 million tons per year. Modern automation will enable the company to increase the operating efficiency of its coal washing and enhance the quality of mined coal.Read more
TANANGER, Norway , Sept. 25, 2018 (Press Release) -The LNG company Skangas and Metsä Tissue Corporation have entered into an agreement on the supply of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to the Mänttä tissue paper mill for production process use. At the mill in Mänttä, Finland, LNG will replace liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) in the paper drying process. The fuel switch from LPG to LNG will improve competitiveness and cut the company’s carbon dioxide emissions.Read more