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NCC has been commissioned to carry out earth, civil engineering and construction in relation to the expansion of Varo Sodra Cell mill. The customer is Sodra Cell AB and the order is worth more than 500 million. Sodra Cell AB is investing billions of kronor in its pulp mill in…

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In recent months we have been following the progress of the efforts of Asia Paper and Pulp (APP) to manage its supply chain more responsibly. After many years of campaigning against the company and its customers, in February 2013, APP announced a comprehensive policy for Forest Conservation (FCP), in which…

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A waste product of the pulp industry has the potential to be a renewable resource for the petrochemical sector, according to a report from Frost & Sullivan. The report,"Opportunities for High Value lignin : Ready for takeoff," says the lignin is an important component of biomass. However, it is being…

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Sappi South Africa Ltd said on Monday that the package to profit in the second quarter in volumes and higher selling price and higher productivity in their operations opened, pushing its shares up. Sappi, the world's largest manufacturer of paper used in glossy magazines, reported diluted earnings per share of…

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Kemira has been selected as supplier of sodium chlorate to 1.5 million tonnes of new pulp mill Klabin Parana, Brazil. Sodium chlorate is used as a component in the bleaching process, an important process step in the manufacture of bleached pulp. Kemira will build, own and operate a sodium chlorate…

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Pulp and paper company based in Richmond Paper Excellence plans to open its Chetwynd pulp mill as early July.   The factory, located in northeast British Columbia, has been inactive since September 2012. Excellency Paper Tembec bought the factory in March 2014.   Paper Excellence is investing $ 50 million…

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Specialty paper company Brigl and Bergmeister Austria Uetersen acquire specialty and coated fine paper mill Stora Enso in Germany. The respective sales contract had been signed but the transaction is still subject to approval by the relevant authorities, and Bergmeister Brigl announced. The company did not disclose financial details of…

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ANDRITZ Inc. has signed an agreement with Bolton Emerson Americas, LLC ANDRITZ giving exclusive rights to market and sell the Tornado Pulper for applications of solid and liquid, and biochemical processes. The Tornado Pulper is the only technology of ANDRITZ Installation Bolton- Emerson Tornado Pulper with Vatfor prepare non-wood raw…

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The province of British Columbia is joining forces with a vanguard, a nonprofit institute of research to help promote bio- friendly technology that will expand the market for BC wood fiber and help secure jobs in the forest industry, Minister Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Steve Thomson recently announced.…

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In Germany, prices for recycled corrugated brown box, weakened again in April. Manufacturers failed to stop the weakening trend, and reports indicate that prices fell further in early May. There are simply too many negative factors despite healthy demand for the corrugated industry, market sources added.   Paper deliveries to…