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MDF Recovery has successfully concluded proof of concept trials to develop a commercially viable process to recover wood fibre from waste MDF, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. It is the culmination of more than six years’ research and development to create a technology…

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The project of recommissioning the Mantua mill in Italy is progressing. Pro-Gest reported that installation work for the 500,000 tpy containerboard machine has started. Italian packaging group Pro-Gest has started installation work for the new recycled corrugated case material machine at its Mantua mill. The company announced that the first…

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The Andritz-supplied folding boxboard production line has an production capacity of 220,000 tpy and is scheduled for start-up in the first quarter 2019. Russia's Kama Karton, a Kama Pulp and Paper Mill JSC company, has placed an order with Austria's technology company Andritz for the delivery of a complete cartonboard…

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Production is running again at Munksjö's specialty paper mill in France. Employees had downed tools for ten days. The employees at Munksjö's specialty paper mill Rottersac in France are back to work. The Filpac CGT union reported that after a strike of ten days starting on 2 January operations were…

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International technology Group ANDRITZ has successfully completed the rebuild of a sludge screw press at Stora Enso’s Anjala paper mill in Anjalankoski, Finland. The turnkey upgrade of the sludge screw press, which has been out of operation for the past few years, included dismantling of the baskets and shaft, rebuild…

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Stora Enso has initiated a process with the Government of Guangxi with the target to remove the authorisation for the hardwood chemical pulp mill from its investment permit. Stora Enso has previously announced that it considers building a chemical pulp mill at its Beihai Mill site, once the consumer board…

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International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Sun Paper Holding Lao Co. Ltd. to supply main production technologies and equipment for a new pulp mill located in the city of Xepon, Lao People's Democratic Republic. Start-up is expected in mid-2018. The ANDRITZ scope of supply includes: • main process…

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Valmet will supply a new evaporation plant, a combustion plant for gases generated in the production process and related automation systems for Arkhangelsk Pulp and Paper mill in Novodvinsk, Russia. The delivery will be part of execution of the second stage of the mill`s priority investment project Reconstruction of Board…

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Alizay paper mill produces uncoated woodfree offset and office paper and recycled copy paper. The decision to temporarily halt paper production was triggered by high inventory levels, according to Filpac CGT trade union. Following roughly six weeks of downtime, the uncoated woodfree paper mill in Alizay, France, owned by Thai…

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Fine paper producer Lecta confirms that it has engaged advisors to explore a potential strategic corporate transaction. However, no formal decision has been made at this time, the company explained in a press release. The company made the statement as a response to recent press articles in relation to a…