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April 7, 2011

Mondi : Proposed Demerger of MPSA

South Africa, April 7, 2011 - Mondi Group today announced its intention to separate its interest in Mondi Packaging South Africa (MPSA) via a demerger whereby all the ordinary shares in MPSA held by Mondi Limited will be distributed to the Mondi Limited ordinary shareholders. MPSA would be listed under a new name on the securities exchange operated by the JSE Limited (JSE).

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Feb 23, 2011

Mondi : Appointment of non-executive director

South Africa, Feb 23, 2011 - The Mondi Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Stephen Harris as an independent non-executive director with effect from 1 March 2011. He will replace Colin Matthews who will be stepping down at the conclusion of the Annual General Meetings on 5 May 2011.

Colin has been with the Mondi Group since its demerger from Anglo American plc in 2007.

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Dez. 13, 2010

Why does Mondi top WWF's global rating tool for paper companies?


BRUSSELS, Dez. 13, 2010 (RISI) - In part 1 of a two part series, Graeme Rodden, Executive Editor of Pulp & Paper International, examines why Mondi is at WWF's top of the tree when it comes to evironmental practice in pulp and paper.

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December 14, 2010

New research project investigate the best fast-growing tree species for planting in Africa

The forest industry is important for the economic development of South Africa.

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Dez. 6, 2010

Getting excited about biofuels in South Africa


BRUSSELS, Dez. 6, 2010 (RISI) - An important technical discovery from researchers connected with Stellenbosch University in South Africa has helped eliminate a critical step in the production of ethanol from ligno-cellulose.

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November 2010

South Africa: Forestry & REDD Briefing Day: 27 January 2011

January 27, 2011
January 27, 2011
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Green Power Conferences
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29th October 2010

Mondi and Sanbi team-up to protect biodiversity

The Gilboa nature reserve is the first 
forestry property to be proclaimed a private nature reserve in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) under the biodiversity steward-
ship mechanism.

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30 Sep 2010

Minister commits to deliver on climate change targets

Johannesburg - South Africa plans to address the impact of climate change by reducing carbon emissions by at least 43 percent in the next decade while a series of strict measures will also be put in place to avert pollution by the country's mines.

This is contained in a delivery agreement document signed by Water and Environmental Affairs Minister Buyelwa Sonjica on Thursday. Several Cabinet ministers are also in line to sign agreements over the next few weeks that outline the government's 12 outcomes to improve performance and service delivery.

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23rd September 2010

Mondi transfers 258 ha to KZN community

Paper and packaging group Mondi has concluded its ninth land restitution settlement, transferring 258 ha of its forestry land to members of the Mkhwanazi community, in Port Durnford, in KwaZulu-Natal.

The members of the community will gain ownership of the land through the Phalane Trust and plan to derive a sustainable income from the land, while simultaneously progressively developing their own businesses to operate along the forestry value chain.

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17th September 2010

Sappi Waste Paper becomes Sappi ReFibre

Paper and packaging group Sappi has renamed its secondary fibre division, formerly known as Sappi Waste Paper, to Sappi ReFibre.

This formed part of the group’s commitment to sustainability and to recycle paper and reduce waste.


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