LONDON, July 8, 2019 (Press Release) -Development consent has been given to construct a Combined Heat and Power Plant comprising a gas turbine (52-57 MW), Waste Heat Recovery Boilers (105MWsteam) and Steam Turbine (16MW). The project will be built on land within the south-eastern part of the Kemsley Paper Mill, Kemsley, Sittingbourne.Read more
SARPSBORG, Norway, June 19, 2019 (Press Release) -Borregaard has today decided to invest NOK 131 million in a project aimed at increasing the use of bioenergy from production residuals at the Sarpsborg site in Norway.
When completed in 2021, the bioenergy produced as a result of this project will be approximately 20 GWh per year, representing a reduction of CO2 emissions of 1,200 tonnes. Longer term there is a potential to increase production to 34 GWh per year, and a corresponding reduction of 1,400 tonnes CO2 emissions.Read more
OSLO, Norway, June 28, 2019 (Press Release) -The board of directors in Norske Skog AS has approved a EUR 72 million investment in a new 50MW wide range energy boiler at the Norske Skog Bruck mill in Austria. The investment will improve the carbon footprint, further strengthen the mill’s profitability and create new business beyond publication paper. The new revenue streams will be derived from utilizing refuse derived fuels and paper production residuals.
Sven Ombudstvedt, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Norske Skog, commented:Read more
OAKLAND, CA, June 21, 2019 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -International Paper (IP) CEO Mark Sutton said this week that a planned machine conversion project at its Riverdale mill in Selma, AL, will allow North America's largest containerboard and corrugated producer to make unique high-quality boxes that will double as a shipping container and a highly colorful print product that can sell product at a retail store.
Sutton said such a "corrugated package almost becomes a consumer package," during his presentation at the Vertical Research Partners conference this week.Read more
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