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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

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 13, 2017

Sateri officially breaks ground for expansion of Jiujiang mill in China

Sateri, a leading global producer of high-quality viscose, officially broke ground for its 1-million-ton project in the Chinese city of Jiujiang.The 12 billion yuan ($1.82 billion) project in Lianxi District is Sateris third production site in Jiujiang and will be executed in four phases to reach a ...
December 13, 2017

Metsä Wood to invest Euro 52 million in Kerto LVL production line in Punkaharju , Finland

Metsä Wood has decided to build a new Kerto® LVL production line, with an annual capacity of 65,000 cubic metres, at its Punkaharju mill in Finland. The value of the investment is approximately Euro 52 million. The expansion of the mill will begin in early January 2018, and the new line will start u...
December 12, 2017

Kyiv CPM completed a project of a new napkins production plant construction

Kyiv Cardboard and Paper Mill (CPM) has completed a project of the construction of the engineering building of the napkins production plant with an area of 2.500 m2, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. New napkins plant building will accommodate the exis...
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