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Kotkamills' environmental impact assessment process for the new paperboard machine was awarded by YVA ry, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. The process started in spring 2015 and it was carried out by the end of the year. According to the jury, Kotkamills managed…

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West Fraser has built the new plant at its pulp mill in Hinton, Alta. The state-of-the art facility will recover lignin from the pulping operation using a novel technology, and transform this wood byproduct into useful, environmentally friendly bioproducts, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom…

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The Italian recovered paper market was showing the first signs of mark-ups in March. Minor price increases materialised for ordinary grades, although not all contracts were affected. Pretty low availability is currently shaping the market for ordinary recovered paper grades in Italy. Shortages had emerged here and there in March,…

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The former Lincoln Paper & Tissue Company and Expera Old Town Mill are going up for auction this month. Rabin Worldwide says it plans to put both facilities up for sale during a four-day auction starting in two weeks in Bangor. Rich Reese, auctioneer and president of Rabin Worldwide, says…

American Eagle Paper Mills Announces Multi-Million Dollar Boiler Project

American Eagle Paper Mills is proud to announce a multi-million dollar natural gas conversion project. This project will replace the legacy coal based power generation equipment with high efficiency natural gas fueled equipment. The project has been in development since 2013 and has been fully engineered and financed. The construction…

Valmet to Deliver A New White Liquor Filter to Rottneros Vallvik Pulp Mill in Sweden

Valmet will deliver a white liquor filter to Rottneros Vallvik pulp mill located on the east coast of Sweden. White liquor filter is part of the pulp mill's chemical recovery process. This investment is part of Rottneros AB's larger rebuild project called Agenda 500, which aims to increase availability and…

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Towers of three-ton rolls of recycled cardboard stand stories high in the largest recycled box factory in the world. The Pratt Industries corrugated box factory in Valparasio has gotten so big that it can no longer source its paper from New York and other distant places. Instead, it comes from…

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Oji Imaging Media., a 100% subsidiary of Oji Holdings, will expand thermal paper production capacity at Oji Papéis Especiais by 10 %. Oji Papéis's paper mill in Piracicaba, São Paulo manufactures thermal and carbonless paper. Oji Group will invest approximately $9m (€8m) in the expansion, which is scheduled to be…

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Reno di Medici will upgrade board machine 3 at its subsidiary RdM Arnsberg. According to a press release from Careo, the modernisation will take place from 18 to 30 April 2016 and comprise the installation of a new primary pumping system, state of the art headbox including an extended de-watering…

Successful start-up of the Toscotec delivered TT DOES package at ISMA 2000 S.L., in La Torre de Claramunt mill, Barcelona, Spain

The ISMA 2000 PM#1 has been started up smoothly according to the time schedule, after a major dry-end rebuild delivered by TOSCOTEC. The delivery agreement of the new drying technology for the tissue line was signed by ISMA 2000 S.L. and Toscotec S.p.A. in June 2015. "Toscotec's commitment was to…