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Valmet and Orora Limited have signed a multi-year agreement to continue the supply of maintenance and technology services for board making line 'B9' at Orora's Botany Mill in New South Wales, Australia. The value of the agreement will not be…
Australia could be on the cusp of a pulp production expansion over the coming years, as domestic demand for pulp increases. Australia's pulp consumption rose 3.3% in 2014-15, reaching a new record of 1,730,000 tonnes. Local production was supplemented by…
Friday, 30 October 2015 07:48

Paper Consumption in Australia to Rise

Paper Consumption to Rise 4.9% to 2020 Latest research and analysis by IndustryEdge demonstrates that Australia's consumption of paper and paperboard will increase by a total 4.9% over the five years to 2020. The 157,000 tonne increase in consumption is…
Valmet and Australian Paper have signed a multi-year agreement for Valmet to provide maintenance technical support at the Maryvale Mill in Victoria, Australia. The new technical support agreement (TSA) which will focus on providing onsite maintenance technical advice and expertise…
Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/njhjqk/pulp_and_paper) has announced the addition of the "Pulp & Paper Edge" report to their offering. The monthly publication of record for the Australian and New Zealand pulp, paper and paper products industry is meticulously researched by a…
Orora has announced that it has reached agreement to sell its former carton board mill site in Petrie, Queensland, to Moreton Bay Regional Council for a total consideration of $50.5 million. Orora will receive $20 million on the exchange of…
Visy Paper PM5 has successfully started up in end of March 2015 at Colaroo, Melbourne – Australia, after a press section upgrade carried out by the Italian company Toscotec. VP5 paper machine produces coating base sheet and test liner for…
SCA, the leading global hygiene and forest products company, successfully floated its joint venture, Asaleo Care, in Australia, New Zealand and Fiji on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). Trading in the shares will commence on July 3. In early June,…
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The leading global hygiene and forest products company SCA and its Australian partner, Pacific Equity Partners (PEP), have decided to float their joint venture in Australia, New Zealand and Fiji on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). A draft of the…
The downward trend in Australian wood chip exports was broken in 2013 thanks to increased chip demand from Chinese pulpmills; China surpassed Japan as the major destination in the 1Q/14, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly Australia, one of the world’s…
Wednesday, 12 March 2014 08:28

Pulp turned into power

NEW regulation means invasive native species and timber by-products currently made into pulp for paper production, will instead be burnt to generate electricity. Minister for Resources and Energy Anthony Roberts announced changes to the Protection of the Environment Operations (General)…
The Tasmanian Tamar Valley pulp mill has no investors interested in developing the controversial project, anti-mill campaigner and businessman Geoff Cousins says. The multi-billion dollar mill was first proposed a decade ago but has been plagued by some of the…
Norske Skog has separately entered into new long-term supply agreements for newsprint and improved grade paper with the Australian media groups News Limited and Fairfax Media Limited. Both these customers had existing supply agreements with Norske Skog that were due…
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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…
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