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The Tasmanian Government appears to have the numbers in the state's Upper House to pass its forest peace deal repeal bill. It came as a Supreme Court ruling cleared the way for the sale of the permits for the controversial Tamar Valley pulp mill in the state's north. The Liberal…

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The recovered paper warehouse of International Paper's Kwidzyn mill in Poland was hit by a fire. The company says that newsprint production was not affected by the incident. A fire in the recovered paper storage area of International Paper's (IP) newsprint mill in Kwidzyn, Poland has destroyed part of the…

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Indonesia’s pulp and paper market is forecast to grow by 5 percent next year, amid intensifying global competition, on rising paper consumption in China, an executive at Riau Andalan Pulp and Paper said. RAPP president director Kusnan Rahmin said the Asian market — China in particular — has been showing…

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A massive but no business operations paper mill in Brainerd, MN is about to be transformed. With a new owner’s plan, the mill that operated under Potlatch Corp. and Wausau Paper will some time ago, is now set to become an industrial center. This is expected to house a host…

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FutureMark Paper Group recently announced that, due to increasingly challenging market conditions in the North American coated paper market, it will indefinitely idle its coated paper mill in Alsip, Illinois (FutureMark Alsip) in early September. The Alsip mill, formerly owned by Myllykoski and known as Madison Paper Company, operates one…

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Andritz has received an order from Resolute Forest Products to supply equipment, engineering, and field services for a new Lo-Solids continuous digester including Andritz’s patented TurboFeed chip feeding system, which will replace an existing displacement batch pulping process at Resolute’s Calhoun pulp mill, Tennessee, USA. Start-up is scheduled for the…

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The global decor paper market (including China) had a total volume of 1.160m tonnes last year, according to a market analysis released by Munksjö Germany Holding, in May. This represents an improvement of 8.4 %. The global decor paper market has grown by 36 % within just five years compared…

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Airtel Ghana, Award winning CSR Company of the Year has partnered with a Local recycling company called Akosombo Paper Mill, a leading producer of tissue papers to collect and recycle waste paper generated by Airtel Ghana. The sustainability initiative falls under Airtel Ghana’s Flagship internal Corporate Social Responsibility project called…

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Columbia County will likely seek a $1.8 million grant to connect Columbia Pulp's planned straw pulp mill with an existing natural gas pipeline. The natural gas step-down valve is required for Columbia Pulp's plant to operate, but would also allow for future development in the industrial-zoned area near Lyons Ferry…

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A paper mill in Nova Scotia that has been spewing emissions above legal limits has nine months to meet those environmental standards or it will be forced to close, Premier Stephen McNeil said Thursday. The provincial government issued a compliance order giving Northern Pulp a deadline of May 30 to…