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Wednesday, 04 December 2013 10:00

Wind energy proponent eyes Gunns pulp mill site

The pulp mill permit granted to Gunns is currently 'on the market' via the failed businesses' receivers, KordaMentha. Wind farm proponent, Tamar Valley Renewables Pty Ltd is seeking to put in a bid with KordaMentha for the Longreach pulp mill…
Monday, 04 November 2013 09:30

Gunns assets are on the market

As receivers and managers of the Gunns group of companies, Mr Bryan Webster and Mr Mark Korda of KordaMentha, are today commencing an expression of interest (EOI) process for the Tasmanian forestry assets controlled by the group. The assets include…
Monday, 30 September 2013 11:00

Pulp mill project sale delay

Receivers of the failed Tasmanian timber company Gunns have confirmed the sale of the Tamar Valley pulp mill project may be delayed by a few months. The Bell Bay site and permits were due to go on the market this…
The agreement covers maintenance operations for three pulp lines and five paper machines Contract signing between Australian Paper and Metso for mill maintenance management at Maryvale Mill. Pictured are (l to r) Jukka Koiranen, Director, Mill Maintenance, Metso; Jim Henneberry,…
A Gunns woodchip mill in northern Tasmania has reopened, two years after it closed, on the back of new contracts with Japanese customers. The Gunns mill at Long Reach, near the fallen company's proposed pulp mill site in the Tamar…
A leading supplier of logistics automation, logistics IT, and materials handling and storage systems, Dematic has won the 2013 Honeywell Partner of the Year Award (Manufacturing Sector), for the successful implementation of some of the region’s biggest RF projects. The Honeywell Partner of…
Funding for a major study into the future strategic needs of the forestry industry in the State's south-east has been boosted to more than $1 million. Manufacturing Innovation and Trade Minister, Tom Kenyon today announced a further $330,000 was being…
The Metso-supplied complete containerboard production line B9 with an extended scope of supply project implementation for Amcor Packaging (Australia) Pty Ltd successfully came on stream on October 16, 2012 at the company’s Botany mill in Sydney, Australia.  The production line…
Wednesday, 19 December 2012 08:10

PaperlinX announces it's Executive Appointments

The Board of PaperlinX is pleased to announce the following appointments which have been made after careful consideration of the needs of the business, the Company’s legacy management issues and the challenging business environment faced by our business, particularly in…
Metso will supply Norske Skog with a grade conversion rebuild from newsprint to lightweight coated (LWC) grades of their PM 2 machine at their Boyer mill in Tasmania, Australia. The rebuilt production line will be fully operational after several phases…
Australian Paper has announced that its parent company Nippon Paper has approved the construction of a $90 million paper recycling plant at its Maryvale Mill in Victoria, Australia. The plant will consume around 80,000 metric tons of recovered fiber per year to produce…
Thursday, 04 October 2012 12:30

Norske Skog invests AUD 84 mill in Australia

Norske Skog will convert a machine at the Boyer mill in Australia to the production of coated grades, and close one newsprint machine at the Tasman mill in New Zealand. - We are committed to the future in Australia, and…
Outotec has successfully completed the acquisition of Australian-owned TME Group. TME is a mining services company with offices throughout Australia and in South Africa. The parties do not disclose the acquisition price. The transaction was announced on July 10, 2012.…
PaperlinX has announced that it has entered into the following agreements:   - to sell its operations in Slovakia, Hungary, Slovenia, Croatia and Serbia to the Heinzel Group for €19.6m.  The sale price represents a multiple of approximately 10x EBITDA…
Australian Forestry Standard Limited (AFS Ltd) has announced the commencement of the first public comment phase of the revision process of the Australian Standard for Sustainable Forest Management(AS 4708), scheduled from 19 March to 18 May 2012. The Standard Review Committee has…
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