VAREL, Germany , Nov. 21, 2018 (Press Release) -As public holidays during the end of the year 2018 are challenging for logistic reasons (limited transport-/warehouse capacity as well as limited number of loading days), VAREL is going to take downtime on all four machines (Containerboard + Cartonboard) during Xmas and the turn of the year. Furthermore already end of last year projected maintenance services for 2018 have to be completed during these days without production.Read more
ALTAVILLA VICENTINA, Italy, Nov. 20, 2018 (Press Release) -Burgo Group will stop Avezzano recycled containerboard production for maintenance due to Christmas period.
Our sales department will contact all customers accordingly.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, Nov. 20, 2018 (Press Release) -Valmet-supplied Advantage DCT 200HS tissue production line including an extensive automation package was successfully started up at ICT Iberica's mill in Burgo, Spain, in September 2018. The new tissue line meets the company's intention to adopt state of the art technology for highest quality tissue production. Valmet has previously delivered four tissue lines to ICT companies in Italy, France and Poland.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, Nov. 19, 2018 (Press Release) -Valmet will supply Old Corrugated Container (OCC) and OptiConcept M containerboard making lines with a winder for Mondi SCP's mill in Ružomberok, Slovakia. The start-up of PM 19 is expected towards the end of 2020.Read more
BRUSSELS, Nov. 16, 2018 (Press Release) -EUROPEN and 72 other associations representing a wide range of packaging materials and sectors across the packaging value chain call on the European Institutions to ensure that the free movement of packaging and packaged goods across the EU’s Single Market is not undermined by the Single-Use Plastics Directive (SUP), currently being negotiated in trilogues.Read more
MADRID, Spain, Nov. 12, 2018 (Press Release) -ENCE extends the green financing of its Renewable Energy subsidiary to 69 million euros for the new 46 MW low emission biomass generation plant that the Company is building in Puertollano (Ciudad Real) and whose conclusion is scheduled for the end of 2019.
This financing has a maturity of 7 years and includes an institutional "bullet" tranche amounting to 43 million euros. In addition, it foresees the development of another 6.5 MW in one or several plants.Read more
GRAZ, Austria, Nov. 15, 2018 (Press Release) -International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Metsä Board, Finland, to upgrade two ANDRITZ screw presses at its Kaskinen mill in Finland. Start-up is scheduled for the first quarter of 2019.
ANDRITZ will upgrade two pulp screw presses so that they can be utilized as bleach presses in parallel with two existing ANDRITZ twin wire presses. The upgraded screw presses will ensure the availability of the BCTMP (bleached chemi-thermomechanical pulp) line even during maintenance work.Read more
HALIFAX, NS, Nov. 14, 2018 (CBC) -The owners of a pulp and paper mill in Pictou County, N.S., say it's unlikely a new effluent treatment pipeline will be ready in time for the government-imposed deadline of January 2020.
"We are at risk of missing the timelines by a few months," said Jean-Francois Guillot, vice president of operations at Paper Excellence.
"At this point, it's risky," he said. "I don't think so. We can have effluent treatment working by January 2020, it's just the discharge point, we kind of have to do backflips to make that happen."Read more