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RusForest | 7 years 6 months ago

Jeppe Strange, a Danish citizen born in 1953, has held several top management positions within leading foreign controlled companies in Russia during the past 15 years. Over the past four years Mr. Strange has been instrumental in building a successful pig farming operation in Kaliningrad in western...

PaperIndex Times | 7 years 6 months ago

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order by SFT Group, a rapidly growing packaging producer in Russia, to rebuild and modernize a mothballed kraft paper machine after dismantling it at UPM’s Kymi mill in Finland and relocating it to SFT’s Kamenskaya mill in the Tver region,...

Timber Community | 7 years 6 months ago

Global hardwood pulp producers face higher wood fiber costs and lower pulp prices, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly. Profit margins are being squeezed for many hardwood pulp producers worldwide with higher wood fiber costs and lower product prices. The hardwood wood fiber price index (HFPI)...

PaperIndex Times | 7 years 6 months ago

In the first nine months of 2011, the Lenzing Group succeeded in significantly improving all relevant indicators in comparison to the previous year, and is thus performing in line with the expectations defined in the half-yearly report.

PaperIndex Times | 7 years 6 months ago

An official report by the European Commission has ruled that key products manufactured by Asia Pulp & Paper Group (APP) in Indonesia meet all of the criteria for the EU Ecolabel - a standard designed to reassure consumers that they are buying goods which are 'kindest' to the environment.

PaperIndex Times | 7 years 6 months ago

The European paper industry today launched its fifth Sustainability Report, in which it highlighted its impressive performance over the last years focusing on resource efficiency and innovation.

PaperIndex Times | 7 years 6 months ago

The Confederation of European Paper Industries (CEPI) unfolded the future when launching their 2050 Roadmap to a low-carbon bio-economy.

Timber Community | 7 years 6 months ago

SCA delivers binding offer to acquire Georgia-Pacific´s European tissue operations SCA has delivered a binding offer to acquire Georgia-Pacific´s European tissue operations, with sales in 2010 amounting to EUR 1.25bn (SEK 11.9bn). The offered price is EUR 1.32bn (SEK 12.6bn). Georgia-Pacific´s...

PaperIndex Times | 7 years 7 months ago

Praxair Uruguay, a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), has signed a 15-year contract to supply oxygen to a new pulp mill complex being built in Punta Pereira, in the department of Colonia, Uruguay. The new facility will be operated by Montes del Plata, a 50-50 joint venture between Arauco of...

PaperIndex Times | 7 years 7 months ago

Italian leading paper machinery manufacturer Toscotec will supply a complete tissue production line to the Rumanian Company Petrocart. The tissue line will be installed at Piatra Neamt capital of the Neamt district in the Moldavia historical region. The line will be started up at the beginning of...

PaperIndex Times | 7 years 7 months ago

The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is pleased that the Minister of Natural Resources, Joe Oliver, has promoted Canadian wood frame construction as environmentally friendly and energy efficient during his trip to China. Minister Oliver attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony marking the...

7 years 7 months ago

This report attempts to address the main issues which influence how bamboo should be seen within the climate change context. Chapter 1 gives a global overview of bamboo and its importance to global and local economies, societies and environments and its potential in dealing with the climate change...

The Independent | 7 years 7 months ago

Wood from forests which provide homes to some of the planet’s most endangered species is being used to construct athletes’ training facilities for next year’s London Olympics, it has been alleged. Eucalyptus trees, from forests which date back more than 1,000 years, are being logged, despite the...

NewsWire | 7 years 7 months ago

KINGSEY FALLS, QC, Nov. 11, 2011 /CNW Telbec/ - Cascades is launching the Massimo Christmas tree, made of 100% recycled cardboard. The tree is 6 feet tall which makes it very similar to the traditional tree. It is easy to assemble, can be stored flat and reused for many years. The main advantage:...

Papernet SE | 7 years 7 months ago

Nov 1, 2011 Stora Enso is planning to build a new integrated carton board mill in southern China. The investment will be larger than the total cost for Stora Enso’s and Arauco’s pulp mill project in Uruguay. The carton board mill will be built in Guangxi province in southern China. Stora Enso...

RISI | 7 years 7 months ago

SEATTLE, WA, Okt. 31, 2011 (RISI) - Note to RISI readers who may feel that we are becoming the "All China -- All the Time" channel: I really did have another subject in mind for this Viewpoint, on South America, but then I received an interesting email from Lithuania and got a bit side-tracked....

NewsWire | 7 years 7 months ago

OTTAWA, Nov. 3, 2011 /CNW/ - An elite group of Ontario's leading architects, engineers, and project teams received Wood Design Awards at the 11th annual Wood WORKS! awards celebration. The awards recognize people and organizations that, through design excellence and innovation, are advancing the...

TropenBos | 7 years 7 months ago

ropenbos International would like to invite you to an informal networking event on 23 November 2011, to learn about the practical dilemmas of regulating domestic timber markets. During this seminar our partners from Ghana and Guyana will briefly present their experiences, after which there will be...

Malebits | 7 years 7 months ago

Seattle, WA, October 20, 2010 -- Continued increases in demand for wood raw-material from sawmills, plywood plants and pulp mills in China has pushed domestic log prices upward and many Chinese companies are increasingly exploring the opportunities of importing more logs and wood chips to...

PaperIndex News | 7 years 7 months ago

Finland, Oct 20, 2011 - Metso will supply a new fiberline for chemical cellulose for Sappi's Ngodwana mill in South Africa. Start-up is scheduled for the first half of 2013. The value of the order will not be disclosed. Metso's delivery will include the design and supply of the main equipment for...

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