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Australian Paper has announced plans to extend production to envelopes and printing paper at its newly-commissioned million recycling plant in Victoria. Australia’s only premium waste paper recycling and de-inking plant was officially opened earlier this month at the company's Maryvale Mill in the Latrobe Valley. The $90 million facility is…

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NG Advantage LLC of Colchester, Vermont  recently announced that it has signed a contract with International Paper to deliver compressed natural gas (CNG) to IP’s Ticonderoga paper mill in New York. NG Advantage will deliver CNG to the mill using its "Virtual Pipeline" which consists of compressor stations located on…

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Nippon Paper Industries and Mitsubishi Corporation have agreed to establish Nippon Paper Ishinomaki Energy Center Ltd. (tentative name), an electric power generation business company that will construct and operate a thermal electric power generation facility using mixed fuel of coal and biomass in Ishinomaki City, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. The new…

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Clearwater Paper is seeking a property tax break to help fund a $160 million chip pulp digester at their Lewiston plant. Other news outlets report the Nez Perce County commissioners tentatively voted to move forward with a 75 percent abatement on the new property taxes the upgrade would incur. Commissioners…

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The Washington Economic Development Finance Authority has approved issuance of $110 million in non-recourse revenue bonds to Columbia Pulp, LLC. The bonds will cover construction costs for the planned 449-acre wheat straw refuse recovery and paper pulp manufacturing facility to be located on Highway 261 near Starbuck, according to Columbia…

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Yazoo Mills, a leading manufacturer of paper tubes and cores, has been approved to expand their manufacturing and distribution center, located in Hanover, PA, by an additional 45,000 square feet. After only three years in operation, Yazoo Mills is doubling the size of this facility to a total of 90,000…

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In the first quarter of 2015, Stora Enso's operating profit and net profit for the period increased by 21% and 29% respectively despite a 3% decline in sales. Stora Enso reported a 3% decrease in sales in the first quarter of 2015, which the company mainly attributed to lower paper…

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The International Paper mill in Ticonderoga has signed a deal with NG Advantage LLC to deliver compressed natural gas, according to a statement issued Wednesday. NG Advantage will deliver compressed natural gas using a “Virtual Pipeline” that consists of compressor stations located on natural gas pipelines, a fleet of specially…

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Södra's Board has decided to allocate an additional SEK 50 million ($5.8 million) to the Södra Foundation for Research, Development and Education to promote R&D in forestry and forest industry operations in southern Sweden, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. "Long-term research in forestry…

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GD board producers have set their sights on increasing prices on the UK market. Their demands are underpinned by seasonally strong demand. Demand for board in the UK is seasonally strong and also brisker than in April 2014. The chocolate and Christmas seasons are just around the corner, and the…