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Brazil Pulp Production Shows Positive Results for Q1/2017 (5/08/2017)

Sector grows 3% in first quarter of 2017.

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UPM New Pulp Mill Discussions with Uruguay Progressing (5/09/2017)

Key items aligned for long-term industrial growth in Uruguay.

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Record Operating Rates at Quebec, Ontario Sawmills Produce Excess Chip Residuals (4/02/2017)

Sawmills in Eastern Canada ran at record high levels in 2016, with production reaching levels almost 10% higher than in 2015 and almost 40% higher than five years ago. This has been very good news to the forest industry, with sawmills running at 97% operating rates in late 2016, according to the WWPA (Western Wood Products Association).

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CENIBRA to Install New Valmet Bleach Plant at Belo Oriente Mill in Brazil (5/04/2017)

CENIBRA, Brazil, has ordered a new Valmet, Finland, bleach plant for its pulp mill in Belo Oriente, Brazil. The new plant will have the capacity to produce 500,000 metric tpy of pulp. Startup is scheduled for April 2018. A typical value for this scope of supply is around EUR 30-50 million, according to Valmet.

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Cellwood to Upgrade Deinking Line for Bio Pappel (5/10/2017)

Project at mill in Mexico involves replacing two kneaders with a Krima Ultra Compact Dispersing unit.

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Fortress Paper Reports Positive WTO Decision on China’s Anti-Dumping Measures (5/01/2017)

Fortress Paper, Vancouver, B.C., Canada, reported this past week that the World Trade Organization (WTO) issued its panel report finding in favor of Canada in a dispute relating to China’s imposition of anti-dumping measures on Canada’s dissolving pulp industry.

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F2M Publishes First Baltic Rim Wood Price Index (5/18/2017)

1Q2017 Baltic Rim Index brings transparency about wood raw material prices to region’s forest products, forestry, and bioenergy industries.

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Andritz to Supply Five Circulating Fluidized Bed Boilers to Nine Dragons (5/16/2017)

Boilers will be installed at the company‘s locations in Taicang, Quanzhou, Yongxin, Chongqing, and Dongguan in China.

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Rayonier Advanced Materials to Acquire Tembec (5/29/2017)

Acquisition creates a diversified global leader in high purity cellulose, packaging, paper, high-yield pulp, and forest products. 

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CO2 Solutions Provides Update on Greenhouse Carbon Capture Project (5/23/2017)

Project involves deployment of a carbon capture unit at a pulp mill in the Saint-Félicien region of Quebec, and reuse of captured CO2 by a greenhouse facility.

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Xerium Awarded Clothing, Rolls Business for Fibria Pulp Machine (5/11/2017)

New machine at Tres Lagoas, Brazil, is scheduled to come online in Q3/2017.

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Columbia Pulp Breaks Ground on Lyons Ferry Straw Pulp Mill (10/5/2017)

According to a Tuesday (October 3) report by Pulp and Paper Canada (Toronto, Canada), Columbia Pulp has begun the construction of the 140,000- metric ton/year Lyons Ferry wheat straw pulp mill at 1400 Highway 261 in Starbuck, Wash.

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U.S. Timber Harvests Rise during Past Five Years (10/17/2016

Timber harvests in the U.S. have increased by 10% from 2011 to 2015 because of higher production of wood pellets, softwood lumber, and hardwood lumber, according to the Wood Resource Quarterly.

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Global Pulpwood Prices Rise (10/11/2016)

Wood fiber costs currently account for almost 60% of the cash costs when manufacturing wood pulp. Prices for both wood chips and pulp logs have trended downward for a long time, but this came to an abrupt halt in the 2Q/16 when the softwood price index rose 2.3% and the hardwood price index increased 3.7% from the 1Q/16, according to the latest Wood Resource Quarterly, Seattle, Wash., USA.

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DeZURIK Pump Control Valve Interface Protects Systems from Pressure Surges (10/21/2016)

DeZURIK/APCO/Hilton, Sartell, Minn., USA, reports ha its new ECB-CP Pump & Control Valve Interface for solenoid controlled valves is designed to provide control between the pump and pump control valve to minimize pressure surges in the fluid handling system when the pump starts and stops. The pre-programmed controller properly sequences and controls the pump and pump control valve startup and shutdown procedure, thereby protecting the pumping system from damage due to mechanical, hydraulic, or power failure.

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Action Group, India, Orders Valmet Defibrator System (10/13/2016)

Valmet, Finland, will deliver a new defibrator system to Action Group, India. The defibrator is an essential part of Action Group's new fiberboard line being built, and it will produce 28 tons per hour of bd (bone dry) fiber. Startup of the system is scheduled for September 2017. According to Valmet, an order with this scope of supply is usually valued in the range EUR 1.5-5 million.

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Sappi N.A. to Upgrade Woodyard Systems at Somerset Mill in Maine (10/24/2016)

Andritz, Graz, Austria, has received an upgrade order from Sappi North America for a high-capacity debarking line and woodyard equipment to be installed at Sappi’s Somerset Mill in Skowhegan, Me., USA. The new line will further reduce wood losses and enhance the mill’s reliability and performance. Commissioning of the new line, which has a design capacity of 300 tons per hour of hardwood chips and 270 tons per hour of softwood chips, is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2017. 


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Södra Raises NBSK Pulp Price in Europe (9/08/2017)

Company has increased northern bleached softwood kraft pulp price to $920/metric ton.  

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Prexair to Supply Oxygen to Fibria Celulose (10/12/2016)

Praxair Inc., Danbury, Conn., USA, through its Brazilian subsidiary White Martins, has signed a long-term agreement expanding its supply of oxygen to Fibria Celulose S/A in Três Lagoas, Brazil. Fibria is the world’s largest producer of eucalyptus pulp, exporting the product to customers in more than 40 countries.

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Bracell Completes $1.1 Billion Privatization (10/27/2016)

Bracell Ltd., Hong Kong, a global producer of specialty cellulose, this week announced that the $1.1 billion privatization by BHL Ltd. has been completed and its main board listing on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong was withdrawn after the market closed this past Monday (Oct. 24, 2016). During the last three years, the company has delivered total shareholder returns of 273%.


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