ATLANTA, GA, Nov. 20, 2018 (Press Release) -GP's Foley Cellulose mill in Perry, Florida recently completed an $84 million investment that's making the mill more energy efficient and is reducing its groundwater usage through the installation of new Black Liquor Evaporators (BLE).
BLEs evaporate water vapor from byproducts of the pulping process and are a critical component to this operation. To ensure that GP was reaching the efficiencies of today's technology, it was determined that the four previous sets of its BLEs would be replaced by late summer.Read more
SUNDSVALL, Sweden , Nov. 19, 2018 (Press Release) -E.ON, together with Swiss company: Credit Suisse Energie Infrastructure Partners, will build one of Europe's largest land-based wind parks in Sweden. The facilities are mostly located on SCA's land and most of it in the municipality of Härnösand.
The wind parks have an installed power of 475 megawatts, which gives energy equivalent to all household appliances in Västernorrland County.Read more
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