FRAMINGHAM, MA, Sept. 17, 2015 (Business Wire) -Staples, Inc. announced today that it has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for the 12th year in a row. Staples was once again recognized for its continued journey toward sustainability leadership.Read more
SYDNEY , Sept. 10, 2015 (The Australian) -The Pratt family's Visy paper, packaging and recycling group is continuing with its multi-million dollar legal action against the sharemarket-listed engineering company that built its first waste-to-energy plant in Australia.
Visy had been pursuing a case in the Victorian Supreme Court against RCR Energy, a subsidiary of listed company RCR Tomlinson, for breach of contract and misleading and deceptive conduct relating to RCR's construction of the facility at Coolaroo in Melbourne.Read more
OSLO and STEINKJER, Norway, Sept. 28, 2015 (Press Release) -Norske Skog has signed an energy contract with NTE (Nord-Trøndelag Elektrisitetsverk) for the supply of electricity to the Skogn paper mill.Read more
Whilst the plight of the UK's Steel Industry has received widespread publicity, other Energy Intensive Industries (EIIs) have been faring just as badly.Read more
VAXJO, Sweden, Sept. 22, 2015 (Press Release) -On 22 September, the first pilot machine for manufacturing products from the ground-breaking bio-composite DuraPulp was inaugurated. With DuraPulp, Södra is able to offer a viable alternative to fossil-fuel based products.Read more
Munksjö, a world-leading manufacturer of advanced paper products, today inaugurates a new crepe machine at its production facility in Jönköping, Sweden. The mill is part of Munksjö's business area Industrial Applications.
Electrotechnical paper is mainly used in the electric transmission and distribution industry. The new machine will enable Munksjö to better meet both current and future customer needs in addition to the wide range of insulating kraft paper products already offered and supplied.Read more
In 2013, Sappi Europe announced its intention to significantly invest (EUR 56m) in its Kirkniemi Mill in Lohja, Finland. The decision to build a new power plant was key to supporting future operations, safeguarding the competitiveness of the mill, and backing the company's drive for cost leadership. Combining energy, enthusiasm and commitment, the new plant has been finished six months ahead of schedule.Read more