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'Electronic nose', a sensor-based portable device which can help sniff out a variety of hazardous gases at pulp and paper mills, has been developed for environmental monitoring as well as to protect the health of thousands of workers in this industry. According to a Ministry of Science and Technology statement,…

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A legislative amendment introduced by U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin, R-2nd District, won approval Tuesday night from the U.S. House of Representatives as the congressman targeted what he says are harmful effects of the Environmental Protection Agency’s new rules aimed at reducing air emissions from paper mills such as those from…

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Valmet will deliver a white liquor handling system to BillerudKorsnäs's pulp mill in Skärblacka, Sweden. The start-up of the rebuilt plant is planned in June 2016. The order is included in Valmet's second quarter 2015 orders received and the value of the order will not be disclosed. "Previously Valmet has…

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Fedrigoni's woodfree uncoated and specialty paper mill in Verona has resumed production and is producing at limited capacity. Fedrigoni has restored limited production at the Verona paper mill after the 2 July fire. According to the company, only a limited part of the production premises was destroyed and 70% of…

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UPM has certified all its European pulp and paper mills, the UPM Fray Bentos pulp mill in Uruguay and the UPM Changshu paper mill in China in accordance with the EMAS, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. Transparency and openness with stakeholders are an…

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Velvet to raise tissue paper output Poland’s leading tissue paper producer Velvet Care has unveiled plans to launch three new production lines at its factory in Klucze, in Poland’s southern region.  Over the next two to three years, the manufacturer says it is aiming to invest a further PLN 200…

Tuesday, Jul 07, 2015
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SCA has developed a high bulk LWC paper called GraphoStyle. Its printability is on a par with exclusive magazines, it creates volume and has one of the best environmental profiles in the market. GraphoStyle is a matt, bright and bulky (feels thicker) LWC paper. This gives it an exclusive magazine…

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Valmet will supply Parenco B. V. with high capacity winder for company's     containerboard making line PM2 in Renkum, Netherlands. The PM2 was shut down in 2009 by mill's earlier owner due to declining demand of newsprint paper. Now, the machine will be converted to produce testliner and fluting grades, which…

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Fire halts uncoated woodfree and specialty paper production at Fedrigoni's paper mill in Verona. Situation under control, the company says. Italy's paper maker Fedrigoni has suspended production at its Verona paper mill due to a fire yesterday afternoon. No casualties were reported. According to Fedrigoni, the situation is completely under…

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TheWall is a new disperser filling from Voith that was developed to ensure an improved fiber treatment during a long service life. The design of TheWall is innovative and unique. It is made of an especially strong material and used by tissue, newsprint and magazine paper manufacturers as well as…