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December 8, 2017

Thermal Energy announces $11 million energy efficiency project

Thermal Energy International Inc. has been engaged by an existing pulp and paper customer to design, develop and implement a major energy efficiency improvement and greenhouse gas reduction project. The project includes the installation of two of Thermal Energy’s proprietary FLU-ACE® Heat Recovery S...
December 8, 2017

Koskitukki appoints Ville Parkkinen as Director of Wood Supply and Bioenergy

Ville Parkkinen, Master of Science in Agriculture and Forestry, will take on the role of Director of Wood Supply and Bioenergy at Koskitukki, and he will also join the Executive Team, as Koskisen said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Parkkinen joins Koskitukki from UPM Kymmene Metsä,...
December 7, 2017

Baltania to invest in an industrial scale torrefaction bio-coal plant in Vägari, Estonia

Baltania OÜ, a 100% owned subsidiary of Dutch private equity investment firm Momentum Capital, has made a conditional investment decision to commission an industrial scale torrefaction bio-coal plant in Vägari, Estonia. Value of the investment is approximately Euro 45 million. Providing, that all co...
December 5, 2017

Drax Biomass Inc. begins pellet production in Urania, Louisiana

Drax Biomass Inc. (DBI) began start up production at its newest facility, LaSalle BioEnergy in Urania, Louisiana. The wood pellet manufacturing facility, which is roughly 160 miles northwest of Baton Rouge can produce approximately 450,000 metric tons of wood pellets per year. LaSalle BioEne...
December 1, 2017

UPM Biorefining announces appointments

Petri Hakanen has been appointed Senior Vice President, UPM Uruguay Development Project, starting from 1 March 2018. Currently he works as SVP, UPM Specialty Papers ENA.Jaakko Sarantola, the current SVP of UPM Uruguay Development Project, will retire 1 June 2018 after serving UPM for more than 35 ye...
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