„The demand for recyclable and sustainable products is increasing. We are proud to be able to offer sustainable and easy-to-recycle solutions to answer this demand.” Kotkamills’ CEO Markku Hämäläinen states.
All the products are easy to recycle after use, without the need to separate any plastics from the wood fibres. Kotkamills’ Barrier Board solutions do not contain any fluorochemicals, which various studies have shown can have a negative impact on both our health and the environment.Read more
The forest holding in Hälsingland, central Sweden, is comprising 5 700 hectares of productive forest land. Price is SEK 285 million.
The property is 30 km from Holmen’s sawmill and paperboard mill in Iggesund and complements the company’s forest holdings in the region.Read more
BillerudKorsnäs has opened one of Europe's largest and most efficient MG paper machines at Skärblacka production unit outside Norrköping in Sweden. Production capacity is 460,000 tonnes/year, of which 180,000 tonnes of MG paper.Read more
In this new international initiative, the port authorities of Hamburg, Barcelona, Rotterdam, Los Angeles, Long Beach, Vancouver and Antwerp will be joining forces and working together on a number of projects that address the issue of global warming.
The international collaboration was announced today during the opening session of the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco.Read more
The ambitions have been set, the projects have been mapped out, and the first results are visible. Night logistics have been introduced and barge services are being made ever more efficient and innovative initiatives for commuters like the Water Bus and Bike Bus are both up and running.
These and other developments:
Night logistics: an appeal to the communityRead more
The new plant will convert biomass to liquid biocrude that will be sold and further processed into transportation fuels in oil refineries. The work is scheduled to be carried out between 2018 and 2020.Read more
During the first six months of this year, container volumes at the Port of Gothenburg rose by 19 per cent, from 318,000 to 378,000 TEUs. The figure for the previous year was historically weak due to the labour dispute that at the time had a significant impact on customers’ willingness to use the port. The number of cars and intra-European ro-ro units shipped increased by 10 and 4% respectively, whilst the energy segment fell by 3%.Read more
The agreement with ND Paper LLC for the sale of the Fairmont, West Virginia, recycled bleached kraft pulp mill, states a price of $55 million plus certain elements of working capital, payable in cash.Read more