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Mercer International (MERC) : Knighthead Capital Management scooped up 58,444 additional shares in Mercer International during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Nov 14, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 2,692,885 shares of Mercer…

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Metsä Wood and Sisco Corporation have agreed on cooperation of solid wood module and wood element construction. The core of the solid wood module system developed together by Metsä Wood and Sisco is Metsä Wood's Kerto-Q LVL plate and elements developed around the Kerto® LVL product family. The benefits of…

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RemaSawco has received an order from Callans Trä AB comprising an upgrade of their dry sorter, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. The order value is SEK 4.7 million ($509,000) and includes an installation of a complete RS-BoardScannerQ system for quality sorting of boards…

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Kruger's No. 10 Paper Machine (PM10) rebuild project proceeds on time and on budget at its Trois-Rivières mill in Quebec, Canada. The Company offered a behind-the-scenes look at the construction site of this the large-scale project that represents 500,000 person-hours of work over 20 months. Once the project is completed…

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CLT Plant Ltd is setting up a cross-laminated timber (CLT) board production plant in Kauhajoki, Finland. The factory will employ 150 employees and net sales are estimated to be over Euro 20 million after five years of operation, as Invest in Finland reports. The new factory in Kauhajoki in Western…

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The new 34,000 tpy tissue machine will strengthen Goma-Camp's position on the global tissue market. Spain's tissue paper and products manufacturer Goma-Camps will install a new tissue machine and increase its total tissue production capacity to above 90,000 tpy. According to Goma-Camps, the company has already signed a purchase contract…

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The continuous increase in South Korean imports at undercutting prices had a clear negative impact on the EU industry, resulting in market price depression and causing market share losses for EU producers, says the EC. The European Commission (EC) has decided to institute provisional anti-dumping (AD) duties on imports of…

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Kajaani cellulosic ethanol plant to reach full capacity in 2017 but expansion project already considered. Oil and bioproducts trading company North European Biotech (NEB), a joint venture company between the Finnish biofuels manufacturer St1 Biofuels and the SOK Corporation, is considering the erection of a new biorefinery for the production…

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The RDF steam plant project is directly connected to the approved capacity increase at the Blue Paper recycled packaging paper mill to 400,000 tpy. Recycled corrugated case material manufacturer Blue Paper, a joint venture company between VPK Packaging and Klingele Papierwerke, is planning to build a 18 MW steam plant…

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Cellwood Machinery Trading Shanghai has signed an agreement for delivery of a 260 Tpd - Krima Hot Dispersing Unit to Shandong Tiandiyuan Paper. The delivery will take place early 2017 and will be a part of Shandong Tiandiyuan Papers new test liner project. The contract between Shandong and Cellwood is…