OTTAWA, Dec. 18, 2013 (CNW) - The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) applauds the announcement of funding for a new strategic partnership to build and operate the first Cellulose Filament (CF) commercial demonstration plant. The announcement was made by the Federal and Quebec governments at a Kruger plant in Trois-Rivières today.Read more
DUNDEE, Scotland, Jan. 23, 2014 (Local News) - The energy giant behind a £200 million biomass plant in Markinch has said it has no imminent plans to sell the site.
Renewable energy investor RWE has plans to scale back its spending in the UK. This means employees, local communities and regional councils are to be offered stakes in RWE projects including windfarms.Read more
HELSINKI, Jan. 30, 2014 (Press Release) - Ahlstrom, a global high performance fiber-based materials company, expands its rightsizing program from the previously communicated EUR 35 million to EUR 50 million. The majority of the planned actions related to the rightsizing program will be realized by the end of 2014, and the full impact of the program is expected to be visible in 2015.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, Jan. 30, 2014 (Press Release) - Metsä Board Corporation, a part of Metsä Group, is in negotiations to divest its property in Lielahti, Tampere to the City of Tampere for EUR 26 million. The Lielahti property consists of 90 hectares of land, incl. buildings on site, and 1071 hectares of water area on Näsijärvi lake.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
HELSINKI, Jan. 10, 2014 (Press Release) - Ahlstrom Corporation and Suominen Corporation have agreed on the sale of the shares of Ahlstrom Fabricação de Não-Tecidos Ltda to Suominen. The company operates the Brazilian plant of Ahlstrom's former Home and Personal business area.Read more
TUTTLINGEN, Germany, Jan. 16, 2014 (Press Release) - Hohner Maschinenbau Gmbh, the Tuttlingen based German post-press machinery manufacturer acquired the bookletmaker division of Ernst Nagel GmbH Stuttgart on January, 15th 2014.Read more