Viru Keemia Grupp is initiating a local government special spatial plan intending to explore the possibilities of establishing a modern bioproducts production complex in Ida-Viru County to create added value for pulpwood generated in Estonia and produce bioproducts and renewable energy.
Altri announces that its wholly-owned subsidiary Greenvolt has concluded, together with funds managed by the Equitix Group, the acquisition of Tilbury Green Power Holdings Limited in England.
Södra Foundation for Research, Development and Education is contributing additional amount of SEK 6.4 million to research projects in forest management and the forest industry.
Lesprom Network today announces the launch of a beta version of the wood export and import data analysis service Lesprom Analytics. The service collects data on the export and import of wood products around the world.
Mitsubishi Power to supply a 50-megawatt (MW) class woody biomass-fired power plant planned for development in the city of Hyuga, in Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan. The power plant's start commercial operation is planned on November 2024.
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines plans to procure a newbuilding Panamax bulker to transport woody biomass for energy as its main cargo, in light of stronger demand for "carbon neutral" biomass fuels, especially by power companies in Japan.
SCA invests SEK 50 million ($6 million) to reduce environmental impact from its Härnösand pellet mill I Sweden and to reduce discomforts for neighbours. The investments comprise among other items a wet electrical filter.
Finnpulp Oy, which is planning a bioproduct mill project in Kuopio, Finland, has submitted an application for annulment to the Supreme Administrative Court (SAC).
Metsä Fibre has concluded logistics agreements with Port of Kemi Ltd and Kuljetusliike Kalevi Huhtala Oy concerning the bioproduct mill under construction in Kemi, Finland.
Business group Partnera Oyj has signed an agreement to acquire a majority share in the KPA Unicon Group. The acquisition will make Oulu-based Partnera the majority shareholder (70%) of KPA Unicon Group. The Kovanen family’s company Prounicon Oy will continue as the Group’s minority shareholder (30%).
Paper Excellence announces that the first barge has been successfully loaded with chips produced by Atli Chip Limited Partnership which is a new First Nations partnership for the Company.
The Koehler Group is planning to fully convert its power plant at its Oberkirch, Germany location to biomass in the coming years. The change represents an investment of just under Euro 60 million ($73 million) for Koehler, and will enable the company to produce the energy it needs for its paper production operations in...
Winfried Schaur has been appointed as Executive Vice President, Technology and Mika Kekki as Executive Vice President, UPM Plywood as of October 1, 2021.
Ulrika Lilja, Executive Vice President, Communications and Marketing, has decided to leave her position at Stora Enso. After eight years in the company, she will assume the role as Head of Group Marketing and Communications at SEB. The search for a successor will be initiated immediately.
The Lenzing Group, the leading global supplier of wood-based specialty fibers, will invest more than Euro 200 million in its production sites in Purwakarta, Indonesia, and Nanjing, China, to convert existing standard viscose capacity into environmentally responsible specialty fibers.
Drax Group will begin constructing the first of three new “satellite” pellet plants in Arkansas. In total, Drax will invest $40 million in the state, creating approximately 30 new direct jobs and many more indirect jobs across three Arkansas communities. Drax will begin construction of the first plant later this month ...
Global trade of wood chips, which are mainly used by pulpmills, grew from about 21 million tons in 2009 to an all-time high of 35 million tons in 2018. Subsequently, trade declined for two consecutive years to reach just over 30 million tons in 2020.
The letter of intent, which was signed by the parties this week, sets out a framework for developing optimal energy related synergies between KaiCell Fibers Oy’s planned 600 000 t/a pulp and bioproducts mill in Paltamo, Finland, and the Loiste companies.
Enviva Partners' (the “Partnership”) net revenue increased by $36.6 million, or 17.9%, for the 1Q 2021 as compared to the 1Q 2020, primarily as a result of a $26.7 million increase in product sales and a $9.9 million increase in other revenue.
Expander Energy Inc. and Vanderwell Contractors announce that their Slave Lake Biomass / Gas to Liquids proposed project received its environmental permit from Alberta Environment and Parks ("AEP") to establish Canada's first Biomass Gas to Liquids plant adjacent to Vanderwell's sawmill site in the Mitsue Industrial Pa...