Nippon Paper announces that its Australian consolidated subsidiary Paper Australia Pty Ltd (Opal) will withdraw from the graphic paper business. Opal manufactures and sells paperboard, kraft paper, graphic paper, corrugated board, and folding cartons in Australia and New Zealand. Opal’s Maryvale Mill in Victoria, Australia (MV Mill), one of Opal’s manufacturing sites, manufactures and sells […]
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In January 2023, the exports of logs from New Zealand expanded 26% year-on-year to 1,184.4 thousand m3. the average price for logs exported from New Zealand in January 2023 gained 4% compared to the previous month and amounted to $101 per m3. This is 3% less than a year ago when it was $103.
Nippon Paper Industries has decided its Australian consolidated subsidiary Paper Australia Pty Ltd (“Opal”) will withdraw from the graphic paper business at the Maryvale Mill due to the recent suspension of timber harvesting in Victoria’s state forests. Opal manufactures and sells paperboard, kraft paper, graphic paper, corrugated board, and folding cartons in Australia and New […]
In December 2022, the average price for the logs exported from New Zealand decreased 6% compared to the previous month at $97 per m3. This is 6% less than a year ago when it was $103. The exports of logs from New Zealand increased 13% year-on-year to 1,672 thousand m3 in December.
European softwood logs were practically non-existent at Chinese ports five years ago. However, a combination of a never-ending hunger for more wood in the country, reductions in shipments from previously significant trading partners, and an oversupply of timber in Europe have altered the log flow into China over the past four years. New Zealand, Russia, […]
Andritz has received an order from Visy Pulp & Paper for a 243,000 m3 chip handling and storage system, including a Stacker Reclaimer RST360, for its Tumut mill in New South Wales, Australia. The Andritz 360° Stacker Reclaimer is a complete system that stores and reclaims wood chips in a continuous 360° radial configuration. It […]
The mill’s assets will be sold in the second half of this year Norske Skog to close the Tasman mill in New Zealand and sell the mill’s assets. Production will cease by 30 June 2021, reducing Norske Skog’s newsprint capacity by approximately 150,000 tonnes per annum. The Tasman mill has only produced very limited volumes during […]
Oji Fibre Solutions selects ABB to install automation and winder systems to improve operator safety at Penrose Mill in Auckland Oji Fibre Solutions, a leading producer of market pulp, paperboard, and fiber-based packaging, has appointed ABB to supply a specially-designed winder safety system – the first of its kind in New Zealand – as well […]