BRUSSELS, 16 September 2015 (RISI) - A mounting migrant crisis involving a growing influx of refugees to Europe and subsequent border control issues has caused pulp and paper (P&P) industry players in the southeastern part of the continent to make adjustments to their logistical operations, especially in Austria, Hungary and the Balkans.Read more
OAKLAND, CA, 11 September 2015 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -Legislation was unveiled this week that would increase the weight limit for US trucks to 91,000 lbs and require a sixth axle, the American Forest & Paper Association reported.
The author of the Safe, Flexible and Efficient Trucking Act is Rep. Reid Ribble, R-WI.
"The transportation crisis in America is severe," said AF&PA pres/CEO Donna Harman in a release this week.Read more
Valmet has launched a new and intuitive roll cover online tool in April 2015. This interactive application enables users to locate and select the correct roll cover for any paper, board or tissue production line roll positions, as well as for pulp drying machines.Read more
BONN, Germany, March 20, 2015 (Press Release) -Aida Greenbury of Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) today joined business and environmental leaders to develop global forest restoration initiatives at the 2015 meeting of the Bonn Challenge in Germany.Read more
BRUSSELS, July 1, 2014 (PPI Magazine) - The 3rd editors' tour of Finland took place in late March. Sponsored by Pulp and Paper Technology Finland and led by Teppo Koski, TEKO Consulting, the Teppo Tour as it has come to be called visited 15 businesses in five days.
How to create growth strategies and investment pathways in the bio technology business is firmly on the agenda at the forthcoming RISI Sixteenth Annual European Pulp and Paper Conference on March 10-12 in Prague.Read more
JAKARTA, Indonesia, Jan. 28, 2014 (Press Release) - APRIL announced a far-reaching commitment to the environment here today with endorsements from the Indonesian Forestry Minister and Norway's Ambassador to Indonesia.
Asia's second-largest pulp and paper manufacturer, APRIL introduced an upgraded Sustainable Forest Management Policy that commits the company to:Read more
NANAIMO, BC, Sept. 24, 2013 (Local News) - Delegates at the recent Union of British Columbia Municipalities convention have approved an emergency resolution calling for a 90-day delay on a new program that will see industry take charge of dealing with packaging and paper waste.
The move follows concerns from some Lower Mainland mayors and councillors, who told media attending the conference that their taxpayers would end up subsidizing the private collection of paper waste.Read more