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Monadnock Paper Mills, Inc. shared highlights from its 2015 efforts to reduce environmental impacts, including the results of two recent third-party audits. Monadnock has achieved re-certification for compliance with ISO14001:2004, the leading international standard for environmental management systems (EMS), as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom…

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Prices on the global pulp market have fallen during November. However, buyers in Europe could not benefit from the reductions as prices were stable or higher in euro terms. Prices for pulp in Europe were influenced by the downward trend in the euro exchange rate during November. Even the reductions…

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Progroup AG has entered into an agreement to acquire the combined heat and power plant located in Eisenhüttenstadt, Germany, from EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. The combined heat and power plant supplies steam to Progroup’s nearby paper machine. The…

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Reflex restarted upgraded PM4 at its Düren, Germany, paper mill, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. Over a time of four months the mill heavily invested in the paper machine. It was also a priority to improve energy efficiency and to reduce water consumption,…

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Lower prices in southern Europe and the start-up of PM in Varkaus are leaving its mark on Germany's brown kraftliner market. Suppliers and buyers in Germany are currently discussing the possibility of discounts for unbleached kraftliner. Manufacturers noted that these calls for lower prices were not the result of slow…

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Brazilian pulp and paper producer Suzano has launched production and sales of fluff pulp, which was named Eucafluff, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. Suzano is the world's first company to use hardwood fiber to produce fluff, mainly for the sanitary paper market. Tests…

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Rengo's consolidated subsidiary, Osaka Paper has decided to withdraw from the newsprint and printing paper business at the end of March 2016, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. Osaka Paper entered the newsprint and printing paper business in 1947, and has been contributing to…

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Veolia signs a GBP 50 million ($76 million) contract with Equitix ESI CHP, to operate the Sherwood Biomass Plant in Nottingham, UK. The 20 year contract highlights the growing UK commitment to this type of energy project, and adds to the GBP 500 million ($756 million) of biomass energy managed…

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Russian firm Industrial Pulp is set to build a 250,000 tonne/yr dissolving pulp mill in the town of Chusovoy in the Perm region of Russia. The firm has signed a contract with the China 22MCC Group to build the plant, which should begin operating in 2020. The $500 million project…

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An Intuc-affiliated trade union has urged the Centre to take steps to revive the Cachar Paper Mill, a unit of state-owned Hindustan Paper Corporation Limited (HPCL), at Panchgram in Cachar district. Representatives of Cachar Paper Project Workers Union (CPPWU) on Thursday met Union minister for heavy industries and public enterprises…