OSLO, Norway, Dec. 6, 2018 (Press Release) -Statkraft and Norske Skog Skogn AS and Norske Skog Saugbrugs AS have entered into new long-term industrial power supply agreements for the period from 1 December 2018 to 31 December 2026. The total delivery will be about 14 TWh, with annual deliveries of approximately 900 GWh to each mill.
The contracts will contribute to the supply of power to Norske Skog's paper mills in Skogn and Halden, and will replace previous contracts between Statkraft and Norske Skog.Read more
HELSINKI, Dec. 3, 2018 (Press Release) -Kemira has received final authority permits and closed the deal announced on September 29, 2017. Kemira has formed a joint venture with an AKD producer in China. Kemira forms a joint venture – Kemira TC Wanfeng Chemicals Yanzhou (“NewCo”) – with Shandong Tiancheng Wanfeng Chemical Technology (“TC Wanfeng”).Read more
MT. WAVERLY, Australia, Nov. 29, 2018 (Press Release) -Australian Paper is pleased to confirm that EPA Victoria has issued a Works Approval for its Energy from Waste proposal. The Works Approval Application is a key component of Australian Paper’s $7.5 million feasibility study into a $600 million EfW facility to be located at the Maryvale Mill. The study has been equally funded by the Australian Government, Victorian Government and Australian Paper.Read more
JELENIA GORA, Poland, Nov. 26, 2018 (Press Release) -In July 2017, PMP (Paper Machinery Producer) signed a contract for a delivery of wet end rebuild with a new Intelli-Jet V hydraulic headbox, fourdrinier and reel rebuild for Australian Paper’s paper machine (PM4) located in Morwell, Australia.
It is a big pleasure to announce that PM4 with new PMP Intelli-Jet V hydraulic headbox, fourdrinier and reel has started up smoothly on September 10th at 4:12 am of local time. First jumbo roll appeared on the reel at 4:54 am. Two days later, machine started to produce saleable paper.Read more
AUCKLAND, NZ, Nov. 23, 2018 (New Zealand Herald) -A Kawerau paper mill already feeling the crunch of power prices which have trebled is questioning the timing of a planned outage over the weekend by national grid operator Transpower.
Allan Holden, energy manager at Norske Skog Tasman, says Transpower needed to be more flexible with maintenance work on its HVDC link, a six-day undertaking that will likely result in higher prices in the North Island.
"They [Transpower] have not been flexible enough to say 'is this the right time to be doing it?'" Holden said.Read more
PARSIPPANY, NJ, Nov. 12, 2018 (Press Release) -Dring IDTechEx Printed Electronics USA 2018, Sun Chemical will highlight its latest strategic partnerships and acquisitions as well as the latest offerings from its wide portfolio of solutions for printed electronics, displays, electroluminescent lighting, smart sensors, packaging, printed circuit boards, and electronics manufacturing.Read more
LONDON, Nov. 13, 2018 (Press Release) -At the annual meeting of Two Sides’ Country Managers in London on November 5, 2018, representatives from Australia, Europe, New Zealand, North America, South America and South Africa determined to continue efforts to stop organizations from making misleading, anti-print and paper claims in their customer communications.Read more
WEXHAM SPRINGS, UK , Nov. 6, 2018 (Press Release) -After successfully introducing SunLit Publish in a number of European countries, Sun Chemical is now extending the availability of its series of premium sheetfed offset process inks to commercial printers throughout the rest of Europe and the world.Read more
The specialty chemicals group ALTANA invests in the Israeli industrial digital printing company Velox Ltd., expanding its technology and investment portfolio in this area. The parties have agreed not to disclose the investment amount.Read more