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Volga to Install Andritz ATMP System at Pulp Mill in Russia (9/21/2016)

Andritz, Graz, Austria, has received an order from JSC Volga in Balakhna, Nizhegorodskaya oblast, Russia, to deliver a complete state-of-the-art ATMP (Advanced Thermo-mechanical Pulp) line, which will process 100% spruce for the production of softwood pulp. Startup of the new line, which will be combined with existing equipment, is scheduled for 2019.

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FPInnovations and Auburn University Sign Technology MOU (9/27/2016)

FPInnovations, Canada, and Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, USA, through its Alabama Center for Paper and Bioresource Engineering (AC-PABE), this week announced they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to form a partnership to introduce and implement FPInnovations’ Near-Neutral Brightening (NNB) technology and other technical services to the forest products industry in Alabama, and over time to the broader U.S. Southeast.

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Södra Breaks Ground for Mörrum Expansion (9/13/2016)

This week ground was officially broken for the new evaporator and brown stock washing system at Södra’s pulp mill at Mörrum, Sweden. The investment decision was made in February 2016 and will have several positive effects.

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PT OKI Selects BTG Lignin Management, Inline Sensors for New Fiberline (9/19/2016)

PT OKI is installing BTG (U.K.) inline sensors and analyzers at its world-class new fiberline in Indonesia.

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Tembec Orders Valmet QCS for Tartas SAS in France (9/21/2016)

Tembec's (Canada) specialty dissolving pulp mill in Tartas, France, has ordered a Valmet IQ quality control system (QCS) and an expansion of its existing Valmet DNA distributed control system (DCS) for its pulp dryer. By complementing its current control system with this investment, the mill is targeting to improve process stability and reduce lost time during transition phases such as startups, breaks, and speed changes. Startup of the new QCS is scheduled for October 2016. Typically the order value of this kind of automation system deliveries is below EUR 1 million, according to Valmet.

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Twin Rivers Paper Achieves PEFC Chain of Custody Certification (9/29/2016)

Company adds PEFC chain of custody certification, a third-party standard focused on sustainable fiber sourcing.

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Valmet Conducts First Maintenance Shutdown of CMPC Pulp Line in Brazil (10/07/2016)

Valmet, Finland, was given an important role in the first maintenance shutdown of CMPC Guaíba's new pulp line in Brazil. The executed shutdown is one of the biggest shutdowns managed by Valmet.

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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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UPM, Uruguay Government Planning to Build One of World’s Largest Market Pulp Mills (11/08/2017)

Approximate EUR 2 billion pulp mill will produce some 2 million metric tpy of eucalyptus market pulp. New operation in central Uruguay would employ 8,000 additional people in its full value chain. 

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Södra to Sell Södra Wood to Sörnsen Holzleisten (12/07/2017)

Norwegian operation, Södra Wood AS, is expected to be handed over to Germany-based Sörnsen Holzleisten on Feb. 1, 2018.

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Final Rule on National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Kraft Mills (10/4/2017)

AF&PA issues statement on final rule on National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Kraft pulp mills, issued under the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Residual Risk and Technology Review process. 

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Canfor to Install $105 Million, 32 MW Condensing Turbo Generator at Northwood (8/09/2017)

In addition to $105 million condensing turbo-generator at Northwood NBSK pulp mill in Prince George, B.C., Canada, company also will upgrade refining line at its BCTMP mill in Taylor, B.C.

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International Process Plants to Supply Chlor-Alkali Complex to Bangladesh Group (11/07/2017)

Company has signed agreements to provide a brand new chlor-alkali production complex yielding 30,000 tpy of 32% caustic soda and downstream/derivative product manufacturing to AMEX Export Import Inc. New York, N.Y., USA, and its end-user client, SR Chemical Group, Bangladesh.

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Brazil Sawlog Prices Rise in Past 12 Months, after Five Years of Decline (8/09/2017)

Stronger wood product exports from Brazil have resulted in higher demand for logs and increasing sawlog prices during 2016 and early 2017. Despite the recent price increases, current prices are below the long-term trend lines in the local currency. 

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China Triples Softwood Log Exports from Australia in Past Four Years (11/07/2017)

Lucrative log markets in China have resulted in a tripling of softwood log export volumes from Australia the past four years, reports the "Wood Resource Quarterly," (WRQ), Seattle, Wash., USA.

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Allnorth, FPInnovations Partner to Bring Innovation, Value to P&P Industry (11/09/2017)

New partnership, will allow a larger number of pulp and paper organizations to benefit from an integrated solution toward energy management.

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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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Canfor Pulp Announces Northwood, Taylor Pulp Mill Energy Projects (8/01/2017)

Northwood project will install a new 32 MW condensing turbo-generator for an estimated cost of $65 million. Taylor project will upgrade the refining line for an estimated cost of $40 million.

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Sinkhole Halts Domsjö Fabriker Dissoving Pulp Mill in Sweden (8/07/2017)

Huge hole did not damage the mill, but operations temporarily had to be halted to carry out repair work.

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Unifor Urges Industry to Plan for Strong Future in Forestry (10/19/2017)

Following a rigorous and wide-ranging consultation among forestry workers in every region, Unifor's report highlights the opportunities and challenges facing the nation's third largest export industry. 

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