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Resolute Forest Products Inc. selects a state-of-the-art tissue machine for the project at its Calhoun mill, in Tennessee. Supplied by Valmet, the Advantage New Tissue Technology (NTT) machine will produce premium quality tissue products for the consumer market, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.…

Tuesday, Jun 30, 2015
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Russian supplier of fine and packaging paper Arkhangelsk Pulp and Paper Mill has started up production at its new semicellulose (SC) pulp mill. First tests were carried out on 5 June and turned out to be satisfactory, writes Arkhangelsk. The paper mill now has doubled its SC pulp capacity to…

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The Domtar Mill in Dryden has received $2 million from the federal government to develop and commercialize new new premium grades of pulp. Minister of Natural Resources Greg Rickford explains. "This is a significant investment for Domtar and the next step. The next important piece -- and this is where…

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MoveRoll Oy has completed a new winder deck start-up in a Southern USA paper mill. This installation was made by its North America´s assembly partner Advanced Dynamics, the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. The full system consists of 20 MoveRoll horizontal conveyor modules with a…

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Parenco B.V. has contracted with Voith to deliver the comprehensive rebuild of its stock preparation and PM 2, as well as the facility renovation at Renkum, Netherlands. The project has a completion date of August 2016. The contract followed a 10 month pre-engineering project. Having been idle for several years,…

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Omya has agreed to supply an on-site PCC (precipitated calcium carbonate) plant to Thai Paper in Ratchaburi, Thailand, PaperAge reported. The new plant is scheduled to start production in the 3Q 2015 with a capacity of 45,000 dry metric tons per year. The plant will supply PCC fillers optimized for…

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Monadnock Paper Mills has released its Envi Enhanced Barrier (EB) Label with EarthCoating, as Smart Planet Technologies said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. The product is available in a 100% post-consumer-waste fiber, bright white, smooth stock and a virgin fiber, bright white, vellum stock. These drop-in replacements…

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Caverion and Metsa Fibre have signed a contract on the delivery of fibre line pulp towers for a new bioproduct plant under construction in Äänekoski, Finland. The contract covers project management, design, materials purchase, prefabrication and installation. The value of the contract will not be disclosed. Caverion will deliver a…

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Finnpulp Oy has awarded Pöyry with the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) assignment for a planned pulp mill project in Kuopio, Finland. The assessment program includes Finnpulp Oy's plans on the various implementation alternatives for the mill project and a plan on the environmental impacts to be assessed. In addition to…

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Cascades announces today the launch of Tandem ® + Nano ™ , the small footprint, no touch hand towel dispenser, which is the latest addition to the popular Tandem+ towel and tissue dispensing systems line. The Tandem+ Nano roll towel dispenser is engineered as a hygiene solution fitting smaller, away-from-home…