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Pulp and Paper

  • Forestry
  • April 24, 2015 11:08

West Fraser reports first quarter results

West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. reported earnings of CA$49 million or on sales of CA$1,014 million in the first quarter of 2015. In the quarter the company's lumber operations generated operating earnings of ...... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • April 24, 2015 10:01

Metsä orders technology from Valmet for Äänekoski bioproduct mill

Valmet and Metsä Fibre have signed the agreement for the supply of key technology to Metsä Fibre`s new Äänekoski bioproduct mill in Finland. Valmet delivery includes recovery boiler, pulp drying line, gasification plant, lime kiln and a mill wide Valmet DNA automation system. The estimated value of Valmet`s delivery, which includes only the core equipment supplied by Valmet, is about EUR 125-150 million... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 24, 2015 08:30

Wood fiber costs in Western US increased substantially

Pulp mills in the US South continued to have stable wood fiber prices in the 1Q/15 at levels lower than any other region in the country. The dramatic increase in chip prices in the Northwest during 2014 started to level off early in 2015, while tight fiber supply in both the Lake State region and in the Northeast resulted in upward price pressure...... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • April 23, 2015 12:09

Sixth congress on wood-plastic composites in Cologne, Germany

From 16-17 December 2015, the largest Conference on Wood-Plastic Composites (WPC) worldwide will take place for the sixth time in Cologne, Germany. While the conference originally focused on the German market, it is now becoming more and more international, therefore taking place in English this year. The range of topics that previously covered only WPC, will for the first time be expanded to also address natural fibre composites (NFC) and bio-based plastics as matrix for bio-composites. All these markets are overlapping more and more and are growing as a whole... [more...]

  • Pulp and Paper
  • April 23, 2015 09:05

PaperlinX plans to exit European business

PaperlinX's Benelux business has been placed into administration, effectively ending the company's presence in the European market...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 21, 2015 12:01

Metsä Group to build EUR 1.2 billion bioproduct mill in Äänekoski

The new bioproduct mill in Äänekoski is the largest investment of the forest industry in Finland. The total investment will amount to approximately EUR 1.2 billion...... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • April 15, 2015 07:33

Finnish forest industry’s export stumble momentarily

Weak economic growth will slow down exports of the Finnish forest industry. Nevertheless, investments on production capacity will increase export volumes of pulp, paper board and sawmilling industries already this year. Exports will grow stronger next year. The production capacity of the largest business area according to export value, paper industry, will fall substantially both years... [more...]

  • Pulp and Paper
  • April 14, 2015 10:51

Stora Enso appoints new head of communication for paper division

Stora Enso has appointed Liisa Nyyssönen as SVP Communications for the Paper division and Finnish media. Liisa Nyyssönen joins Stora Enso from Ahlstrom Corporation where she has worked as Vice President, Group Communications since ...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 13, 2015 16:49

Cascades Announces Major Investments in Biorefinery Project at Cabano Plant

Cascades Inc., a leader in the recovery of recyclable materials and manufacturing green packaging products and tissue paper, announces the company's investment in a new technology at its Norampac – Cabano facility. This innovative new process ...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 03, 2015 11:02

Another major Chinese investment in Russia

A one billion dollar PPM construction is planned in Tomsk Region, Russia until 2020... [more...]

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