Tag Archives: waste

Andritz receives final acceptance from Eldorado for biomass handling plant in Brazil

Andritz has successfully received the Final Acceptance Certificate for a biomass handling plant at Eldorado’s Onça Pintada site in Três Lagoas, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil. This plant is part of the first thermoelectric power plant in Brazil to consume eucalyptus stumps and roots. The plant will be able to generate 50 megawatts of electricity from […]

Latvijas Finieris invests Euro 67 million to double birch plywood production

The management of Latvijas Finieris has decided to launch an expansion project of RSEZ SIA Verems, Latvijas Finieris Group, in Rezekne district, Latvia. The mill’s existing birch plywood production capacity will be doubled, high-added value products will be developed and approximately 70 workplaces will be created. The expected amount of investment exceeds Euro 67 million […]

BillerudKorsnas and Viken Skog to establish pulp mill in Norway

The Norway’s Prime minister Jonas Gahr Støre and the Minister of Trade and Industry Jan Christian Vestre visited Viken Skog’s Follum mill in Hønefoss. The plan of BillerudKorsnäs and the Norwegian forest owner group Viken Skog to establish production of bleached chemi-thermomechanical pulp (BCTMP) in Norway attracts large interest. Viken Skog and the Swedish packaging manufacturer BillerudKorsnäs […]

UK toilet roll producer to invest in new paper recycling plant

New investment UK toilet roll maker Essity has announced plans to construct a new paper recycling plant, aiming to replace the company’s 50-year-old recycling factory.   Under the plan, the manufacturer is to allocate some £30 million  (US$36.5 million) to the project, according to the information obtained by local news site Business-live.co.uk.   Paul Oliver, the […]

LD Celulose puts into operation new pulp mill in Brazil

LD Celulose S.A, a joint venture between the Austrian company Lenzing and the Brazilian company Dexco, invested about USD 1.3 bn in a 500,000 tonne/year dissolving wood pulp mill in the Triângulo Mineiro region in Brazil. Valmet delivered the key process islands and integrated automation solutions for the mill. The equipment operations and the production […]

Toscotec launches new concept machine for a more sustainable structured tissue

Toscotec launches INGENIA, a new concept tissue machine to produce premium quality structured tissue paper. The quality generated by INGENIA line is substantially higher than textured tissue and close to Through Air Drying (TAD) produced paper, but using 35% less energy. With INGENIA Toscotec responds to the challenge of today’s paper market calling for premium quality tissue obtained with lower energy use […]

Ahlstrom-Munksjö changes its name to Ahlstrom

Ahlstrom-Munksjö now takes the next step in its strategy execution. Through a clearly defined purpose, sharper strategic focus and ambitious sustainability targets, the company is accelerating its pace of execution with the vision to become the Preferred Sustainable Specialty Materials Company. Following the ownership reorganization of its Decor business, estimated to be completed by the […]

UPM Raflatac collaborates with WWF Poland to promote sustainable forestry

UPM Raflatac and WWF Poland have renewed their contract to build a smarter future beyond fossils together. During the new three-year contract period the collaboration will focus on promoting circular economy including waste management as well as sustainable forestry practices. To increase the engagement and support for both of these important initiatives facing today’s challenges, […]

Saur adopts a purpose and unveils a new brand identity in support of its new ambition to become the champion of the water transition by 2030

Following a successful transformation, Saur announces its ambition to become the champion of the water transition by 2030 Since 2020, the Group has consolidated its performance model, made its structure more local, increased its international presence and accelerated the ramp-up of its portfolio of technological solutions. Two years ahead of its 2025 targets, the Group […]

Airnov’s enivronmental focus reflected in new sustainable packaging

Airnov Healthcare Packaging, a global leader in controlled atmosphere packaging, has introduced a new, sustainable packaging option to help reduce plastic waste.   The new packaging takes aim at plastic pails, which are harder to recycle than carton boxes and use non-renewable resins for production. Cardboard originates from trees that can be replanted, and if […]