Pulp-Paperworld.com / S.American News
International technology Group ANDRITZ and Montes del Plata, a joint venture company of Stora Enso and Arauco, are in advanced negotiations towards concluding a contract for supply of production technologies and equipment for the new pulp mill of Montes del…
Ahlstrom's Louveira plant in Brazil has resumed full production after the facility was hit by floods last month. During the shutdown Ahlstrom was able to supply its customers from Louveira's inventory, which was not damaged in the floods. Ahlstrom also…
Pöyry's Industry business group has been awarded an assignment by MWV Rigesa Ltda., Brazil for the expansion of its paperboard mill in Três Barras, Santa Catarina State, Brazil. The assignment consists of contracts for EPC Open Book of the Balance…
Metso will supply a new recovery boiler and evaporation plant for Eldorado Celulose e Papel S.A.’s new greenfield pulp mill investment in Três Lagoas, Brazil. The value of the order is not disclosed. The order will be included in Energy…
AkzoNobel has signaled its strategic intent to accelerate growth by investing close to €90 million in a new facility being built in Brazil. The plant, operated by the company’s Pulp and Paper Chemicals business, Eka Chemicals, will supply the world’s…
International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Eldorado Papel e Celulose Ltda. (Eldorado Brasil) to supply a complete fiberline and other major equipment for the new pulp mill in Três Lagoas, Brazil. Start-up is scheduled for the third…
In order to improve wood procurement options and to support self-sufficiency in wood supply to Fray Bentos pulp mill, UPM's plantation company Forestal Oriental has acquired about 25,000 hectares of land in Uruguay from a private land owner. The purchase…
The Metso-supplied tissue making line of SCA in Mexico came successfully on stream on November 15, 2010, at SCA’s greenfield mill site in Ciudad Sahagún, Hidalgo State, close to Mexico City. The new PM 1 line has an annual production…
Stora Enso’s and Arauco’s joint-venture company Montes del Plata will build a new state-of-the-art 1.3 million tonnes per year pulp mill at Punta Pereira, in the department of Colonia, Uruguay. The total investment is estimated to be approximately USD 1.9…
Ahlstrom's Louveira plant in Brazil was hit by a thunderstorm and flooded. Production at the site has been stopped. There were no injuries to Ahlstrom staff or other people at the site. The Louveira plant is located approximately 100 kilometers…
Pöyry's Industry Business Group has been awarded a basic and detailed engineering contract by Eldorado Celulose e Papel Ltda for the Balance of Plant(BOP) of the 1.5 million t/a bleached eucalyptus market pulp mill to be built in Mato Grosso…
Tuesday, 28 December 2010 11:00

Three new national standards approved by FSC

FSC is pleased to announce the formal approval of the national standards for Cameroon, Mexico and Brazil. Each of these standards was produced as part of the Global Environment Fund Small and Low Intensity Managed Forest Project (GEF SLIMF Project).…
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and Kemira Oyj are opening a new joint R&D center in São Paulo, Brazil. The research and development center will focus primarily on water chemistry and biomass utilisation applications. The center will start operations…
For the second consecutive year, Fibria ranked first place in the Pulp and Paper industry in the survey "Most Admired Companies in Brazil", sponsored by CartaCapital magazine in partnership with Officina Sophia Consultants. The survey was carried out with about…
An extensive maintenance shutdown is in progress at UPM's Fray Bentos pulp mill. The preparations for the shutdown started already on 13 October 2010. The mill is to be restarted as previously estimated on 10 November 2010. The shutdown was…