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PaperIndex News | 8 years 8 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...

NewsWire CA | 8 years 8 months ago

OTTAWA, Oct. 26, 2011 /CNW/ - The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) applauds the Mayor of Ottawa, Jim Watson, and the City for their decision to create incentives for green construction.  Watson made the announcement during a speech outlining the City's 2012 Budget proposal.

International Forest Industries | 8 years 8 months ago

Wood fibre costs for the global pulp industry reach new highs in 2011 with the biggest increases seen in Russia, Finland and Western US, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly. Wood costs account for about 60 percent of the production costs when manufacturing pulp for paper. According to the Wood...

Packaging Europe | 8 years 8 months ago

Log exportation from New Zealand continues to rise at a record pace, with almost one-third of the country’s timber harvest being processed at sawmills in China. The high demand for logs from overseas has increased domestic sawlog prices to their highest levels in 15 years, according to the Wood...

8 years 8 months ago

SCA Timber is curtailing sawmill production by 10% for the rest of the year. Most of the production limitation is connected with the Christmas and New Year holidays. “We are reducing production in order to avoid building inventory,” said chief executive Jonas Mårtensson. “Demand has not fallen....

EFI | 8 years 8 months ago

Following a partial recovery of the markets for sawn softwood in 2010, and fairly good sales in the first half of 2011, the markets for sawn softwood production and consumption have slowed down again, tempering the expectations for 2011 and 2012, in particular in Europe, as delegates at the 6th...

PR-NEWSwire | 8 years 8 months ago

WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) welcomes a study by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) summarizing scientific findings that support the environmental and economic benefits of using wood in green building construction.

PaperIndex Times | 8 years 8 months ago

Vienna, Austria, Oct 5, 2011 – To mark the UN designated International Year of Forests 2011, Mondi Uncoated Fine Paper has launched a new initiative to support re-forestation around the world in conjunction with the NGO OroVerde. Mondi, an international paper and packaging company, will donate 1...

ORF | 8 years 8 months ago

Dem Grazer Anlagenbauer Andritz droht juristisches Ungemach in den USA: Das US-Unternehmen Ovalstrapping wirft dem österreichischen Konzern Diebstahl geistigen Eigentums vor und klagte auf mindestens 25 Millionen Dollar. Das US-Unternehmen mit Sitz im Bundesstaat Washington ist auf Maschinen zum...

NewsWire | 8 years 8 months ago

SEATTLE, Oct. 18, 2011 /CNW/ -- Ovalstrapping Inc., a Washington State company, has filed suit in Federal District Court in Tacoma against Andritz AG, a large international industrial concern with headquarters in Austria. Ovalstrapping has a long history of design and production of machinery used...

International Forest Industries | 8 years 8 months ago

New Zealand wood panels are being used for reconstruction in Japan after the devastating earthquake and tsunami in March 2011. The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry has just released forestry production and trade figures for the April to June 2011 quarter. The statistics show that roundwood...

ForestTalk | 8 years 8 months ago

AbitibiBowater announced today that it will change the company name to Resolute Forest Products as of November 7, 2011.

Paperindex Times | 8 years 8 months ago

Helsinki, Finland, Oct 3, 2011 - Stora Enso plans to undertake a unique wooden construction project in Finland called Wood City in collaboration with the construction company SRV. A proposal that a site in the Jätkäsaari district of Helsinki be reserved for Stora Enso Oyj and SRV Yhtiöt Oyj was...

International Forest Industries | 8 years 8 months ago

Exports of Southland eucalyptus woodchips have according to the Southland Times doubled in the past two years and the wood is on the way to becoming the region’s main timber export. South Port chief executive Mark O’Connor said the volume of chips heading to Japan had climbed from 100,000 tonnes to...

PaperIndex Times | 8 years 8 months ago

At the ANDRITZ Capital Market Days 2011, Wolfgang Leitner, President and CEO of ANDRITZ AG, today specified the sales and earnings targets of the ANDRITZ GROUP for 2011 and 2012:

Paperindex Times | 8 years 8 months ago

Helsinki, Finland, Sep 29, 2011 - Stora Enso’s and Arauco’s Montes del Plata joint-venture pulp mill project is proceeding and the external financing for the project has been finalised. Montes del Plata has signed the loan agreements and as part of the financing arrangements, Stora Enso has signed...

PaperIndex Times | 8 years 8 months ago

September was fairly good in the timber market. Timber prices were high in comparison to long-term averages and all timber grades were in good demand. Stumpage prices remained on the high level achieved one year ago in September, although a slight month-on-month decrease was recorded.

PaperIndex Times | 8 years 8 months ago

The Forestry Branch of OJSC Ilim Group in Koryazhma (Arkhangelsk Oblast) has gone through audit verifying the compliance with the FSC Forest Management requirements. No significant incompliances with the international standards have been identified during the audit which was carried out by GFA (...

8 years 8 months ago

Austria, Sep 27, 2011 - The Supervisory Board of Lenzing AG has extended the Management Board mandate of Friedrich Weninger (54) for a further three years until the end of 2014. Friedrich Weninger serves as Chief Operating Officer (COO) and is accordingly responsible for the business operations of...

PaperIndex Times | 8 years 8 months ago

International technology Group ANDRITZ has been awarded an order by Xinxiang Xinya Group Co., Ltd. (Henan Xinhai Paper Co. Ltd.) to supply key equipment, a new automation system, and services for the upgrade of a softwood CTMP line which was transferred from Canada to China. Start-up of the new...

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