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Like all of the state's major industrials, Norske Skog is making contingency plans with Hydro Tasmania to reduce consumption should the energy crisis deepen further. Tasmania is facing an unprecedented energy situation with dams approaching record lows and the undersea Basslink cable still out of action. About 60 per cent…

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The company may officially be called Georgia-Pacific, but a fair share of its manufacturing output is actually Florida specific. With two large plants in North Florida, GP has an outsize impact on the two communities where it conducts business, Palatka and Perry. In Palatka, for example, GP operates an integrated…

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ABK Groupe, a member of PAPCEL Group Co., received a new order from Bernard Dumas Group, producing filter papers, to modify paper machine No.1 in France, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. This is the third order from this customer which has been received…

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In May 2016, Cellwood will deliver one of the smallest Grubbens units ever produced, 100 liters only, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network. The Grubbens pulpers are known for their low energy consumption, flexibility, and they are allways tailored to suit the customer's demands.…

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The European competition authority has approved the proposed acquisition of indirect sole control in Norske Skog by Blackstone, an American private equity firm. According to Norske Skog, the acquisition of indirect sole control is a consequence of the ongoing debt restructuring under the current exchange offer for the outstanding €121.4m…

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Mercer International announced to customers in China that it would increase northern bleached softwood kraft (NBSK) market pulp prices by $20/tonne, industry contacts said. Vancouver-headquartered Mercer slated a new list price on NBSK at $620/tonne with the $20/tonne increase, effective March 1.   Source : risiinfo.com

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The project entrusted to Cadagua covers a new effluent treatment line with anaerobic biogas production. Corrugated packaging manufacturer Grupo Hinojosa is pushing ahead with the 90,000 t recycled containerboard project at the Papelera de Sarrià mill. The company has tapped Spanish water treatment specialist Cadagua to upgrade the existing facility…

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Operations at Prado Karton in Portugal might restart soon. The company is to be sold to a yet unnamed buyer and production, which has been standing still since the end of 2015, is expected to restart within the next month. Portuguese board producer Prado Karton is looking for a new…

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Rengo Co., Ltd. plans to restructure the containerboard production system for the entire Rengo Group, including the closure of the Yodogawa mill for 2018, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network. The Rengo Group produces containerboard (linerboard and corrugating medium) at six mills in Japan,…

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The changes in the pound-euro exchange rate are on the minds of businesses in a few sectors of the British paper market. The recently weaker pound Sterling represents a sharp drop in sales revenues for producers in Eurozone countries, especially for printing and writing paper. Most new contract prices for…