Tag Archives: eucalyptus forest

Suzano to Invest R$1.66 billion in new tissue paper mill

Suzano, the world’s largest producer of market pulp, announces on October 26th a series of projects aimed at expanding its installed production capacity and which will enhance its operational efficiency. It will invest R$650 million in the construction of a tissue paper mill in Espírito Santo, where it will also invest R$520 million to replace […]

CenturyPly produces first fibers with its new Andritz pressurized refining system

CenturyPly successfully produced first fibers with its recently installed ANDRITZ pressurized refining system at its medium-density fiberboard (MDF) production plant in Punjab, India. At the same time, the company placed an order for another ANDRITZ pressurized refining system for its MDF line in Andhra Pradesh, India. This will be the third system supplied by ANDRITZ […]

Arauco Mill Produces First Bale of Pulp on New Production Line in Chile

Arauco on January 20 produced the first bale of eucalyptus kraft pulp by the new production line (Line 3) at Arauco Mill in southern Chile. The construction of the new production line is part of Arauco’s MAPA Project, which also includes major improvements to Line 2 and the closure of Line 1 — the last […]

Opal Considers Closure of White Paper Operations at Maryvale Mill Due to Wood Fiber Supply Shortage

Opal Australian Paper announced that it is “seriously considering” closing the “white side operations” (inkjet, printing and copy paper) of its Maryvale pulp and paper mill due to a supply shortage of timber used for the production of pulp. The mill is located in Maryvale, Victoria, Australia. Opal said it has been working to address […]

Exports of plywood from Russia to China shoot 75% in November

In November 2022, the exports of plywood from Russia to China surged 75% year-on-year to 9.25 thousand m3. According to Lesprom , the average price for plywood exported from Russia to China in November 2022 expanded 8% compared to the previous month and amounted to $650 per m3. This is 17% less than a year ago […]

Stora Enso to Divest its Beihai Pulp and Paper Mill and Forestry Operations in China

Stora Enso has initiated a sales process for a possible divestment of its consumer board production site in Beihai, China. The divestment would also include the Group’s forestry operations in the surrounding region, which supply raw material to the Beihai site. The sales process supports Stora Enso’s strategy to focus on long-term profitable growth within […]

Komatsu Forest introduces new eucalyptus head

Komatsu Forest is introducing the Komatsu X164E, a robust head specially developed for efficient eucalyptus harvesting. A high-performance feed system ensures high productivity which, combined with smart solutions for reducing maintenance time and costs, makes the X164E a profitable head. The standout feature is the fact that the conventional chainsaw is replaced by hydraulic shears, […]

Brazilian paper, pulp producer boosts quarterly revenues

Latin America’s largest paper and pulp producer Suzano has reported operating cash generation of R$4.9 billion (US$940 million) for the second quarter of 2021. This represents an increase of 47% compared with the same period last year, and the best quarterly result since Suzano’s inception, the Brazilian company said in a statement.   The world’s […]

Suzano to invest R$14.7 billion in a new pulp plant

Suzano, a global reference in the production of bioproducts developed from the cultivation of eucalyptus, announces the construction of a new plant with an annual production capacity of 2.3 million tons of eucalyptus pulp. The unit will be built in the municipality of Ribas do Rio Pardo, in Mato Grosso do Sul state, and should […]

Komatsu presents new harvester head adapted for eucalyptus

Komatsu Forest presents a brand-new harvester head specially adapted for the harvesting of eucalyptus. The head is called Komatsu S162E, where the E stands for eucalyptus. Already 20 years ago, the company launched the first harvester head adapted for eucalyptus, the 370E, which was equipped with more robust frame construction and a felling link dimensioned […]