BRUSSELS, Dec 19, 2014 (RISI) - Burgo will start using natural gas instead of heavy fuel oil in the boilers at its 350,000 tonne/yr Ardennes coated woodfree (CWF) paper mill in southern Belgium next year. It will also replace the electrical infra-red drying machines with some running on natural gas.Read more
BRUSSELS, April 1, 2014 (PPI Magazine) - The installation of a modern wastewater treatment system is an investment that can pay off for paper manufacturers. They are perfectly aligned to the respective paper mill, operating reliably and securely within the prescribed limit values.Read more
HELSINKI, March 21, 2014 (Press Release) - The Biofore Concept Car, a joint production of UPM and the Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences, celebrates the International Day of Forests on Friday 21 March at the UN's Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. The car is a prime example of innovative use of renewable biomaterials that originate from responsibly managed forests. As such, the car is a perfect match with the day's theme which focuses on innovative forest fibres, and their contribution to a greener economy.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, Dec. 18, 2013 (Press Release) -The Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment of South-East Finland has issued its opinion regarding the environmental impact assessment report on the biogas-producing wood-based biorefinery planned to be built in Joutseno. According to the opinion, the project developers, Gasum, Helsingin Energia and Metsä Fibre, have studied the key environmental impacts of the project, and the EIA report meets the requirements of the EIA Act and Decree.Read more
Fiskeby has received 12.6 million SEK for the construction of a so-called anaerobic water purification process directly linked to the company's existing water treatment plant. In this anaerobic purification process biogas is formed. The biogas can then be used as energy in the production of cartonboard, replacing electricity.Read more
Groundbreaking on the $15 million operation is scheduled for April, and the facility is expected to be fully operational by mid-December.
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