BASF and U.S. research institute RTI International, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina/USA, are joining forces to develop a new, exceptionally cost-effective technology to capture carbon dioxide (CO2) from waste gases emitted by coal-fired power plants and other industrial sources. The…
Södra has entered into an agreement on timber transportation with transport company VSV Frakt AB. This will make VSV a significant supplier of transportation services within Södra's Region East. This agreement takes the form of a strategic partnership, which means…
Wednesday, 23 June 2010 16:00

Combating Electronic Communications

It is often assumed that use of paper grades intended for printing, particularly newsprint, has been dropping for some years in the developed world, due to replacement by electronic communication, mostly over the Internet. This has led to numerous statements…
The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) and BASF received a 2010 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award at a ceremony held at the Ronald Reagan Center in Washington, D.C. The two companies were honored for their jointly developed hydrogen peroxide to propylene…
Tuesday, 22 June 2010 14:00

PaperlinX CFO steps down

Mark Hooper has stepped down as chief financial officer (CFO) at PaperlinX and will also retire as a Director of the company, both effective by September 16. He will assume the position of managing director and chief executive officer of…
A conference on Forest Management according to FSC standards in Mozambique will take place on 6 July 2010 in Maputo, Mozambique. Participating forest owners, organizations and companies will learn more about responsible forest management, FSC certification and accessing international markets.…
At a champagne breakfast with over 1000 Premier Paper Group customers, Mondi demonstrated the benefits of digital printing. Birmingham, UK, May 19th and 20th, 2010 - Mondi Uncoated Fine Paper Sales UK was 1 of 18 suppliers invited to exhibit…
Without a doubt, the most memorable event in Sweden this year will be the wedding day of Crown Princess Victoria on 19 June. Rörstrand, the porcelain brand of Sweden, launched a series of bowls, mugs and other serving dishes for…
Metso will supply a web inspection system to M-real Kyro Board Mill located in Kyröskoski, Finland. The board machine 1 produces coated folded boxboard with an annual capacity of 160,000 tons. The new system will be put into use in…
A new 12" album hits the shops next month – Brownswood Recordings' Havana Cultura Remixed presented by internationally renowned DJ Gilles Peterson.What makes this album unique is that it is the first to print the record sleeve on Programme for…
Kelheim Fibres GmbH, leading producer of viscose speciality fibres, will showcase their new products at this year’s Zellcheming for the first time.In addition to the well-known brands Danufil®, Galaxy® and Viloft® nonwoven Kelheim presents an impressive number of speciality fibres…
Metso announce the launch of the HART version of its Neles ValvGuard VG9000 safety valve controller. Neles ValvGuard VG9000 is a ‘new generation’ safety-valve controller and automatic partial-stroke testing (PST) device for both emergency shutdown (ESD) and emergency venting valves…
The forest industry company Oy Metsä-Botnia Ab was the first in the world to implement a uniform group-level flue gas emission monitoring and reporting solution for pulp production. Metso provided the monitoring and reporting solution for the company’s Botnia pulp…
Wednesday, 16 June 2010 14:22

What do YOU Choose?

Sappi introduces a whole new world of choice in environmentally-sound paper packaging solutionsIn a world filled with choices, what do YOU choose? This is the question Sappi is asking businesses and consumers as the leading global paper group introduces a…
Eight allocations for Crown forest biomass have been awarded to New Brunswick companies, to be used for renewable carbon-neutral energy or to be incorporated into value-added products.The biomass material consists of branches, tree tops and foliage not traditionally used by…