SAVANNAH, GA, Sept. 24, 2019 (Press Release) -The Georgia Ports Authority achieved its busiest month ever for containerized trade in August, handling 437,750 twenty-foot equivalent container units. At the GPA Board meeting Tuesday, Executive Director Griff Lynch reported August volumes grew by 62,000 TEUs or 16.5 percent compared to the same month last year.Read more
The investment made by BillerudKorsnäs in the new KM7 machine at the Gruvön mill is the company’s biggest investment to date and one of the largest industrial investments in Sweden in recent years.Read more
The new mill located in Lençóis Paulista, state of São Paulo, will increase its current production capacity of 250,000 tons to 1.5 million tons per year. The new mill will be a flexible line, designed primarily to produce dissolving pulp to supply internal integrated demand.
Pöyry has been involved with the Star Project since the beginning and was responsible for conceptual study, environmental licensing support, basic engineering, and detail engineering for the site infrastructure and access road duplication. The completion of the Star Project is scheduled for 2021.
The company‘s Houston, Polar, Prince George and Fort St. John sawmills were curtailed the week of September 3rd. In addition, Canfor’s Plateau and Houston mills transitioned to a four-day work week, which will remain in effect until market and economic conditions support a return to the full operating schedule of five days per week. The curtailments are due to the ongoing low price of lumber and the high cost of fibre, which are making the operating conditions in BC uneconomic.
These curtailments are in addition to all previously announced capacity reductions
In addition to the continuous reduction of its own CO2 emissions, the company now offers its customers solutions for reducing the CO2 footprint of their supply chain. With the use of big data and new digital platforms, the selection of transport routes and modes can be optimised from a CO2 perspective.Read more
At the 23rd Transport Symposium in Tarragona, the supplier exibited it‘s 38H Paper Roll Clamp, an ideal tool for handling large rolls of all types and grades of paper. With a variety of clamp arm configurations and pad surface types, it can be optimized to meet specific needs.Read more
Together, the companies will design and build seven state-of-the-art vessels for sustainable sea transportation for UPM in Europe.
“This arrangement is a consistent step in UPM’s logistics strategy. It will safeguard a sustainable, competitive and reliable shipping solution for our businesses and customers on long term,” says Lauri Rikala, Director, Global Break Bulk Shipping, UPM Logistics.Read more
To date, the state of Florida has contributed nearly $71.5 million toward harbor deepening. That funding, combined with significant financial support from the federal government and a private tenant, helps keep the project two years ahead of schedule with anticipated completion in 2023, based on continued funding from all partners.Read more