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Northern Pulp has been given the green light to resume production after a month-long shutdown to install equipment to reduce air pollution. The company was ordered to install a precipitator that is supposed to reduce emissions of particulate matter by 80 per cent and improve air quality. The Department of…

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Iggesund Paperboard is taking major steps to further develop its delivery service. The company will now expand its long-term cooperation with SCA, which dates from 1995. As of summer 2016 about 1,000,000 tonnes of paperboard, paper and pulp will be shipped annually via the new transport link to and from…

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Following start-up of TM1 in January of this year, international technology Group ANDRITZ has successfully started up the second tissue paper machine with steel Yankee supplied to Zhejiang Jingxing Paper, China. The PrimeLineST C8 machine has a design speed of 1,900 m/min at a width of 2.85 m. The Yankee,…

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Metso has been chosen as the main supplier of valve solutions for Södra Cell's Värö pulp mill expansion in Sweden. The extensive valve delivery includes a total of about 700 ball, segment and butterfly valves for on-off and control applications from the Neles® and Jamesbury® product portfolios. The control valves…

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East Millinocket has a new wastewater plant after buying the one attached to the former Great Northern paper mill. It only cost the town one dollar, but that doesn't mean it the deal was a bargain. East Millinocket now has to pay to run and maintain a much larger waste…

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Strong pound sterling is keeping prices in check in many market segments When compared to Continental European markets, the UK is facing a somewhat different set of circumstances for talks that are now getting under way for magazine paper prices. British LWC prices are too high to negotiate about raising…

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Nippon Paper decides to sell all or a portion of remaining 201 million shares, or 4.32% stake, it holds in Lee & Man, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. Nippon Paper Industries is a Japanese paper manufacturing company.   lesprom.com

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Some suppliers of recycled corrugated case material announced price increases in the UK in July. Scanter supply of brown recycled corrugated case materials, especially for lightweight grades, was the hot topic on the UK market in June. All ingredients have now come together for prices to increase amidst much higher…

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Arkhangelsk Pulp and Paper Mill (APPM) has launched its new semi-chemical (SC) pulp line at its Novodvinsk mill in the Arkhangelsk region in Russia. The 350,000 tonne/yr line will cook hardwood with green liquor to produce SC pulp and will supply fiber to Arkhangelsk's two containerboard machines, which can produce…

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After the erosion in prices for northern bleached softwood kraft (NBSK) pulp has come to a halt in May, producers believe they have a good chance of getting higher prices accepted this month. "We have a robust market," a producer told EUWID, adding that demand was very good at the…