Estonia's Kaamos Timber secures Euro15 million loan from European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (ERBD). Kaamos Timber to build a new sawmill in south Belarus.
James Latham has already begun implementing a phased process of temporary closures across its depots with the announcement of the closure of its Scotland depot on 25th March.This process will continue with the temporary closure of Abbey Woods, Dresser Mouldings, Gateshead and Dudley on 1st April.
Metsä Fibre, part of Metsä Group, has completed the first-phase preparatory work as part of the pre-engineering of the Kemi bioproduct mill in the Kemi mill area on schedule in January. The second phase will begin in early April. The investment decision will be made earliest at the autumn 2020, and the construction of ...
Alabama Pellets LLC, which is majority owned by the Canadian company Pinnacle Renewable Energy Inc. based in British Columbia, Canada, has placed an order with Büttner. Büttner will be supplying an energy system designed as a grate-firing system with a firing capacity of approx. 50 MW in combination with a high efficie...
The pre-engineering phase of the Kemi bioproduct mill continues, and Metsä Group expects to be ready to make a decision on this approximately Euro 1.5 billion mill in the autumn of 2020.
Due to the impact of the COVID-19 virus in the UK and the recent country-wide stay-at-home order, Masonite International Corporation decided to temporarily close all of Masonite’s UK facilities.
Following the Prime Minister’s update, James Donaldson Group closed all its UK branches and sites from March, 24.
Despite all disturbances caused by COVID-19 worldwide, the wood processing company UAB Juodeliai continues its operations without significant interruptions.
Metsä Fibre has made the decision to build the world’s most modern sawmill in Rauma, Finland. Construction will begin in the spring of 2020. Production at the sawmill is set to begin during the 3Q 2022. The coronavirus outbreak may have an impact on the schedules.
Due to the closure of suppliers of critical components, Komatsu Forest will temporarily shut down its production of forest machinery at its factory in Umeå, Sweden. The company agreed with IF Metall on short-term work from April,13 through June, 21 for employees in production.
The company will continue to run its Papers and Forestry businesses in Brazil.
Valmet will supply a new sizing section with a hard nip sizer to Asia Paper Manufacturing at Sihwa Mill in the Republic of Korea. The main target for the rebuild of paper machine PM 1 is to increase strength properties of produced container and gypsum board grades. The start-up of the rebuilt paper machine is scheduled...
Stella-Jones Inc. provided an update on its North American operations in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic and orders issued by Canadian provincial and U.S. state authorities. Stella-Jones plans to continue operations at all of its North America treating facilities and supporting distribution networks while being mindf...
In response to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic West Fraser is taking additional steps to respond to changing operating and market conditions. Effective March 30, lumber production at all British Columbia, Canada, sawmills will be curtailed for one week. Effective March 30, plywood production at the company’s Alberta P...
With the re-opening of the East Greenville facility, company's primary North America manufacturing facilities will all be operational.
Valmet and Orora Limited have signed a multi-year Mill Maintenance Outsourcing (MMO) agreement to continue taking care of the site maintenance of Orora’s Botany B9 board making line in New South Wales, Australia.
New-Indy Containerboard has chosen technology leader ABB to provide the integrated electrical and automation systems and equipment for its Columbia paper machine rebuild in Catawba, South Carolina, USA. New-Indy Containerboard is rebuilding its paper machine 3 to diversify its product capabilities.
Resolute Forest Products Inc. provided an update on the impact of the COVID-19 situation to its business. The company will adjust capacity dynamically based on the conditions and rapid evolution of the situation, but most of the capacity reduction is expected to come from the wood products and paper segments.
The first ground was broken for Pyrocell’s plant at Setra’s Kastet sawmill in Gävle, Sweden. Pyrocell will be manufacturing non-fossil pyrolysis oil as a raw material for producing renewable fuel. The aim is for the plant to be brought on stream in the 4Q 2021.
JSC Yarpaper signed the contract with Voith for the extension of existing recycled fiber line. The order includes Voith BlueLine stock preparation components such like protector system, HiClean HCL5 EcoMizer cleaner system, thickener EFK and several IntegraScreens for coarse screening, fractionation and fine screening.