STOCKHOLM, June 12, 2019 (Press Release) -Metsä Fibre, part of Metsä Group, has chosen Fimpec Oy as the contractor consultant for the Kemi bioproduct mill.Read more
GENTOFTE, Denmark, June 11, 2019 (Press Release) -As part of the ’Think ahead’ strategy, Hartmann will invest around DKK 100 million in expansion of production capacity at the group’s existing factory in Missouri, USA, during 2019-2020. Although the main part of the total investment will be made in 2020, the expansion entails an adjustment of Hartmann’s capital expenditure guidance in 2019 to a level of DKK 300 million from the previous level of DKK 250 million. Guidance is presented before restatement for hyperinflation in Argentina and does not factor in any acquisitions.Read more
MOSCOW, June 10, 2019 (Press Release) -On June 7, at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum the Segezha Group of Forestry Companies (part of Sistema JSFC) and Chinese Corporation САМС Engineering Co Ltd signed a cooperation agreement in the sphere of the investment project to build the Biotechnical Complex (BTC) in Lesosibirsk of Krasnoyarsk Krai with the capacity of up to 1 million tons of bleached sulphated pulp per year. The signing ceremony was attended by President and Chairman of the Board of Segezha Group Mikhail Shamolin, and CAMC President So Lo Yan.Read more
MOSCOW, June 7, 2019 (Press Release) -On June 7 on the sidelines of the St.Read more
PORT TOWNSEND, WA, June 6, 2019 (Local News) -The Port Townsend Paper Corporation aims to increase its intake of recycled cardboard, while also reducing its consumption of fresh water by close to a million gallons per day.
Both improvements are tied to the planned replacement of the company’s Old Corrugated Container pulper, which is 22 years old, scheduled for this fall, but not before the public comment period expires June 28.Read more
OAKLAND, CA, May 31, 2019 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -A second major kraft linerboard project with global implications was confirmed this week.
Stora Enso said it would eliminate coated printing and writing output at its Oulu mill in Finland by September 2020 and convert one machine, the No. 7, by December 2020 to making 450,000 tonnes/yr of kraft linerboard. Stora Enso said PM No. 7's new output "will target global export markets."Read more
ESPOO, Finland, May 27, 2019 (Press Release) -Metsä Fibre, part of Metsä Group, has signed an agreement with ÅF Pöyry on the pre-engineerings of Kemi bioproduct mill and Rauma sawmill. The contract was signed on 27.5.2019. ÅF Pöyry will provide Metsä Fibre consulting services for pre-engineering projects. Pre-engineering projects include, among other things, Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) and environmental permit processes, main equipment contracts and investment proposals.Read more