Monthly Archives: December 2017

ANDRITZ to supply three FibreFlow drum pulping systems to Dongguan Jianhui Paper, China

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Dongguan Jianhui Paper to install three FibreFlow drum pulping systems at the mill in Dongguan, Guangdong Province, China. Start-up is scheduled for the second quarter of 2018. The scope of supply comprises a FibreFlow drum pulping system for the 300 bdt/d stock preparation line for the […]

CHINA NEWS, NEWS Sappi confirms expansion plans for dissolving wood pulp (DWP) capacity

Sappi Limited, the South African based leading global supplier of dissolving wood pulp (DWP), speciality and packaging papers, printing (graphic) papers and biomaterials has confirmed plans and ongoing projects to significantly increase DWP capacity by 2020.  In particular, Sappi has started preparatory work for the potential expansion of its Saiccor DWP Mill to ensure that […]

Vietnam Lee & Man Paper Manufacturing Limited

Establishment: In 2007, the first paper production site in Vietnam Location: Phu Huu A Industrial Zone – Stage 1, Mai Dam Town, Chau Thanh District, Hau Giang Province, Vietnam Plant Area : 820,000 sq.m Paper machine:  PM19 Annual capacity:  400,000 tons of packaging paper Supporting Facilities under construction:  Steam-electric power station with a capacity of […]

Panda poop to be made into toilet paper

The China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda in Sichuan province will provide the droppings and leftover food-mainly bamboo-of its pandas to a papermaking company to make toilet paper and other paper products. Under an agreement signed on Saturday, the center will provide droppings and excess bamboo free from its three bases-in the […]

China no longer willing to be a dumping ground for US waste

There have been many stories in US news media lately about how China’s ban on foreign waste has caused recycling chaos in their country. A National Public Radio story last week described the impact on Portland, Oregon, quoting a spokesman for local Rogue Waste as saying that the company had no choice but to take […]

Paper company turns panda poop into household products

CHENGDU  — A Chinese company that makes toilet paper, napkins and facial tissue has plans to make products from an unexpected raw material: panda poop. The China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda signed an agreement with Sichuan Qianwei Fengsheng Paper Company on Monday, allowing the latter to recycle panda feces and food […]

US Northwest braces for foreign-waste ban

The US recycling industry, especially in the Pacific Northwest, is struggling to come to grips with China’s planned ban on accepting foreign recyclables starting in March. In July, China announced that it would ban global shipments of 24 varieties of solid waste to protect the environment and improve public health. China is reviewing comments on […]