Ilim's mill in Koryazhma hit one million tons of commercial output, which is yet another European record. It became possible due to the start-up and ramp-up of a major investment project successfully implemented by Ilim Group.Read more
OAKLAND, Sept. 26, 2014 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -US kraft linerboard export prices remain stable in most global markets in September despite sluggish economic growth in many countries and plenty of supply from mills around the world, according to contacts.
Also not helping US export producers was the recent surge in the value of the dollar, which this week climbed to a nearly two-year high against the euro on anemic eurozone business reports.Read more
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia, Sept 18, 2014 (Press Release) - During standard work operations a steam-lime break at manufacturing site ofIlim Group Bratsk branch has happened. Process steam pipe line was damaged. Causes are being determined.Read more
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia, Nov. 29, 2013 (Press Release) -As part of implementation of the projects aimed to improve manufacturing performance and reduce environmental impact, Ilim Group has completed the first stage of its large-scale rebuild of recovery boiler No.1 at the Ust-Ilimsk Mill. The investments at this stage exceeded USD 11 million.
During the first stage, which lasted for 65 days, the Mill performed all necessary commissioning work, adjusted the required process parameters, and ensured the ramp-up of the boiler.Read more
BRUSSELS, Oct. 18, 2013 (RISI) - Ilim Group has received an order from the office of the Bratsk public prosecutor to install a back-up flare burner at its Bratsk pulp and paper mill to ensure that toxic emissions are burned in the event of a shutoff of the main equipment.
This follows an accident at the mill on September 11 when odor emissions were discharged into the atmosphere during an unexpected temporary shutdown of Bratsk's cogeneration plant.Read more
ST PETERSBURG, Russia, June 7, 2013 (Press Release) - The logging companies of Ilim Group in the Bratsk and Ust-Ilimsk Districts of the Irkutsk Oblast have opened their big navigation season to deliver over 3 million cubic meters of wood by water.Read more