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December 15, 2017

Slovenia: The value of purchased roundwood decreased by 30% in October

Slovenia's roundwood purchased from private owners in October 2017 was worth Euro 4.6 million, which is almost 8% more than in the previous month (mainly due to the higher quantity of purchased wood), as the Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia said in the press release received by Lesprom...
December 15, 2017

ENCE awards SENER contract to build a new biomass plant in Huelva, Spain

Engineering and technology group SENER has signed a contract with ENCE Energía y Celulosa to build a new low-emission biomass electricity generation plant in its energy complex in Huelva, Spain, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.The contract signed is a turnkey arr...
December 15, 2017

Kyiv CPM passed audit for FSSC 22000 standard

Kyiv Cardboard and Paper Mill (CPM) underwent an audit of the integrated quality management system, the environment and product safety (ISU) for compliance with the requirements of the international standard FSSC 22000, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.The audit w...
December 15, 2017

Elopak appoints Thomas Körmendi as new CEO and President

Elopak appoints Thomas Körmendi as new CEO and President of the Elopak Group, effective April 1, 2018. Thomas Körmendi will be based at Elopak’s Group headquarters in Oslo, Norway, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Thomas Körmendi is currently CEO at Kezzler AS, a ...
December 15, 2017

Södra and Statkraft to invest SEK 500 million ($58.8 million) in a new biofuel facility in Norway

Södra and Statkraft have made a decision to invest in a new demo facility for fossil-free fuel. The biofuel will be based on forest raw material and the demo facility is expected to be in operation by spring 2019. The total investment will be approximately SEK 500 million ($58.8 million), as the com...
December 15, 2017

Asia Pulp & Paper commences pilot audit for enhanced SGLS certification

Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) has signed an agreement with the Singapore Environment Council (SEC) to commence with a pilot audit of one of its supplier concessions, an event that marks the commencement of the assessment process for the enhanced Singapore Green Labelling Scheme (SGLS) certification. T...
December 15, 2017

Sappi plans to increase its dissolving wood pulp capacity by 2020

Sappi Limited has confirmed plans and ongoing projects to significantly increase DWP capacity by 2020, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.In particular, Sappi has started preparatory work for the potential expansion of its Saiccor DWP Mill to ensure that the company...
December 15, 2017

Kemira increases prices of key sizing chemicals for paper and board industry globally

Kemira announces price increases of 10-25% across its main sizing product lines and FennoSize-products. The price increases of the sizing agents will become effective on January 1st, 2018 and will be implemented globally, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.The price...
December 15, 2017

Arctic Paper to invest Euro 10 million in Kostrzyn mill in Poland

The Management Board and Supervisory Board of Arctic Paper S.A. have adopted a decision to launch an investment project at Arctic Paper Kostrzyn with the aim of expanding the capacity at the mill. The investment, estimated at Euro 10 million, will be financed with funds from tranche B of the investm...
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