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July 3, 2017

Smurfit Kappa invests in state-of-the-art technology at its Nettingsdorf Paper Mill in Austria

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Global packaging leader Smurfit Kappa has announced a multi-million euro investment in technology at its Nettingsdorf Paper Mill in Austria that will significantly reduce CO₂ emissions while increasing production.The project consists of building a state-of-the-art recovery boiler by 2020 and a new s...
June 12, 2017

Walki develops a new biomass cover for logging residues

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Walki has developed a new biomass cover with an extended width of six metres. The new, wider cover increases the amount of energy that can be derived from logging residues through significantly improved dry matter content, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.As emiss...
May 22, 2017

CatchMark Timber Trust formed a joint venture with MPERS to acquire North Georgia timberlands

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CatchMark Timber Trust, Inc. has formed a joint venture with the Missouri Department of Transportation & Patrol Retirement System (MPERS), which acquired 11,031 acres of high-quality timberlands in North Georgia, known as the Dawsonville Package. Under terms of the 50-50 joint venture with MPERS...
May 8, 2017

Finnpulp adjusts to strict permit conditions of environmental permit for its bioproduct plant in Finland

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The Regional State Administrative Agency granted Finnpulp an environmental permit for the bioproduct plant being planned for the Sorsasalo area in Kuopio, Finland. The permit conditions are, by far, the strictest ever set for any facility in the industry, whether in Finland or elsewhere in the world...
April 10, 2017

Woodgrain Millwork applies to DEQ for air quality permit modification

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The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has received a request from Woodgrain Millwork to modify the air quality permit to construct (PTC) that regulates emissions from the company’s lumber mill in Emmett, Idaho.The proposed permit modification will allow the company to install a new boi...
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