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Bluewater Energy Services in Hoofddorp, the Netherlands, has placed an order with Siemens Industry Automation Division for supplying a pump skid that features Brise dissolved gas flotation (DGF) technology. The skid is part of the produced water system on the…
SCA has now completed the previously announced transaction of creating a joint venture in Australasia. The joint venture is formed through the sale of 50% of the SCA operations in Australasia to the Australian-based Pacific Equity Partners (PEP). The finalisation…
SCA has decided to form a joint venture partnership for its existing operations in Australasia with the Australian company Pacific Equity Partners (PEP). SCA and PEP Fund IV will each hold 50% of the company. Working with local partners and…
Thursday, 15 September 2011 09:44

New Head for Australian Forestry Standard

Geoff Gorrie, Chair of Australian Forestry Standard Ltd, announced today that Richard Stanton had been appointed as the National Secretary of Australian Forestry Standard Ltd. "Richard will take up his new role on 11th October 2011 and his main focus…
Thursday, 18 August 2011 15:00

SCA notches up 10 years in the Antarctic

SCA in New Zealand has now been supplying the Scott Base on Antarctica with Tork hygiene products - such as toilet tissue and hand towels - for 10 years. The company has retained the Antarctica contract because Tork products perform…
Some 78 per cent of all newspaper in Australia is recycled, a performance amongst the best in the world, according to a report published by the Publishers National Environment Bureau (PNEB). The report also outlined that one of the success…
Metso and Amcor Packaging (Australia) Pty Ltd have executed an agreement for the supply of mill maintenance services for Amcor’s Botany mill B9 board making line in New South Wales, Australia. The value of the agreement will not be disclosed.…
Increased foreign interest in pulp mills and plantations in Australia while the timber ownership is in transitional mode, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly The plantation ownership in Australia is in transition after the Management Investment Scheme (MIS) collapsed in 2009,…
PaperlinX advises that whilst the Company`s financial results for the 2011 financial year are still to be determined, the Company expects that its full year statutory loss after tax will be within previous guidance, but nearer the A$30M loss advised…
KBA will cut its workforce by a further 700 in order to restore “competitiveness and profitability” in what it claims, is a much diminished market. At KBA’s annual general meeting, CEO Helge Hansen said big web presses, for print media…
The Board of PaperlinX Limited advises that Mr Tony Clarke has joined the Board as an independent non-executive Director. Mr Clarke has a strong financial background and has held a number of senior finance positions including Chief Financial Officer of…
An independent economic assessment of the Bell Bay pulp mill has found that the Tasmanian economy would be close to $10 billion better off as a result of Gunns Limited's investment in the northern Tasmanian mill. The Insight Economics report,…
Metso will supply installation and commissioning services to Amcor Packaging (Australia) Pty Ltd as part of its new machine project for a containerboard line at its Botany Mill in Sydney, Australia. The value of the order will not be disclosed.…
PaperlinX today announced a further streamlining of its management and head office structure with the closure of its European head office in Amsterdam. Together with recent staff reductions at the Corporate Head Office in Melbourne, the closure of the Amsterdam…
Monday, 31 January 2011 19:04

Amcor secures contractor for new paper mill

Continuing progress on its new paper mill in Botany, Amcor has awarded Leighton Contractors the $110m contract for the facility. Under the contract, Leighton will design and construct the paper machine building, waste paper yard, mill offices and control room.…
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