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Stora Enso’s and Arauco’s joint-venture pulp mill project Montes del Plata in Uruguay has been expected to begin the mill start-up process at the end of the third quarter of 2013. The mill site is 92% complete and the commissioning…
Friday, 06 September 2013 13:00

Argentina protests Uruguay pulp mill expansion

Argentina has revived complaints against neighbor Uruguay's plan to expand a eucalyptus pulp mill near the Uruguay river, a waterway the two countries share. Buenos Aires fought a ferocious -- and expensive -- legal battle against Uruguay two years ago…
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Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. has announced that it was awarded a contract by CMPC Group’s Celulose Riograndense Ltda. for the design and supply of an integrated chlorine dioxide plant for its pulp expansion project in Guaiba, Río Grande do Sul,…
Tuesday, 27 August 2013 17:30

Argentina Seeks PEFC Endorsement

The Argentine Forest Certification System is seeking endorsement by PEFC for the first time, and interested parties from around the world are encouraged to participate in the global public consultation, an important element of the independent assessment process, by 26…
Last modified on Tuesday, 28 June 2016 08:10
Last February, ARAUCO implemented a unique piece of equipment in its Valdivia pulp mill in Chile, in order to reduce the moisture level and improve the quality of the biomass that feeds that facility’s power boiler. The new equipment has…
Last modified on Wednesday, 09 March 2016 07:38
Mexican board producer Propasa aimed to increase production by up to 25% to manufacture nearly 500 metric tons of board per day, as well as to improve the final quality of its product, so it chose Voith to rebuild its…
Metso and Progen, a Brazilian engineering and consulting company specialized in project management and implementation, have formed a joint venture in order to strengthen strategy and to diversify the activities in Brazil. The parties have founded a new company, Valpro…
Kemira has successfully completed the expansion of its hydrogen peroxide plant in Fray Bentos, Uruguay. Hydrogen peroxide is produced in one of the most modern chemical islands built and operated by Kemira since 2007. The expansion was planned since the…
Dominica’s first and only tissue paper company, Nature Island Paper Products Incorporated (NIPP Inc) is introducing a forum to allow Dominican investors to buy shares in the business in a private offering. NIPP Inc will host “Grassroots Investment Pitching” on…
The VTM 1 from the Voith tissue machines family has impressed its first customers. The machine is already successfully running with a Brazilian tissue producer. In Indonesia a customer will start the operation of the VTM 1 at the end…
Metso and CMPC Celulose Riograndense S.A. (CMPC) have finalized the agreement, according to which Metso will supply the key technology to CMPC’s Guaíba II pulp line in Brazil. The total value of the project is around EUR 800-900 million, of…
Pöyry has been awarded an assignment by Lwarcel Celulose, a Lwart Group company, for basic engineering and logistics studies for the expansion of its pulp mill at Lençóis Paulista, São Paulo. Lwarcel had earlier engaged Pöyry's services in the conceptual…
Sepac has said its operating speeds on two paper machines have increased by 20% after it invested in two Hergen-supplied Steel Yankee Dryers. At the end of 2012 the Brazilian tissue producer replaced two existing cast iron Yankee dryers for…
The new Metso Metra analyzer enables high process throughput and efficiency while contributing to mill's pursuit of sustainable development. Klabin S.A., Brazil's biggest producer and exporter of paper, has chosen the new Metso Recovery Analyzer - Metso Metra - for…
Norske Skog has agreed to sell 51% of the shares in Norske Skog Pisa in Brazil to Papeles Bio Bio S.A., (former Norske Skog Bio Bio) which is controlled by Group BO/Pathfinder, a consortium of Chilean investors. The agreed purchase…
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