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UPM, Uruguay Government Planning to Build One of World’s Largest Market Pulp Mills (11/08/2017)

Approximate EUR 2 billion pulp mill will produce some 2 million metric tpy of eucalyptus market pulp. New operation in central Uruguay would employ 8,000 additional people in its full value chain. 

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Expert Panel Addresses State of the Industry Session at TAPPI PEERS (11/08/2017)

Panel this past Tuesday evening (Nov. 7, 2017) featured five expert panelists discussing “Collaborating to Advance Manufacturing Technology.”

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Wood Resources Quarterly: The Global Forest Industry in the 2Q/2015 (9/08/2017)

Excerpts from the second quarter 2017 issue of WRQ provides insight into global wood trends and developments in the global forest sector.    

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Global Cellulose Fiber Market to Grow at 10% CAGR by 2021 (9/20/2017)

Global cellulose fiber market is expected to grow at a CAGR of almost 10% through 2021 in new market report released this week.

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Birla Cellulose Number One Globally for Commitment to Sustainable Forestry (11/15/2017)

Canadian environmental NGO, Canopy, ranked Birla Cellulose No. 1 in its updated Hot Button Report.

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China Triples Softwood Log Exports from Australia in Past Four Years (11/07/2017)

Lucrative log markets in China have resulted in a tripling of softwood log export volumes from Australia the past four years, reports the "Wood Resource Quarterly," (WRQ), Seattle, Wash., USA.

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Brazil Trade Balance for Forest Sector Has 4.9% Surplus (8/10/2017)

During January to May 2017, sector accumulated total exports of $3.3 billion, 3 pulping, bleaching and recovery.  2% higher than the same period in 2016.

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Estonia Investor Group Plans to Build EUR 1 Billion Pulp Mill (3/28/2017)

A group of Estonian investors have unveiled plans to build a new pulp mill under an investment worth some EUR 1 billion, according to a report this week by Pulpapernews.com. The investors reportedly have applied for permission to launch the investment to the Estonian Ministry of Finance.

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Allnorth, FPInnovations Partner to Bring Innovation, Value to P&P Industry (11/09/2017)

New partnership, will allow a larger number of pulp and paper organizations to benefit from an integrated solution toward energy management.

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Brazil Sawlog Prices Rise in Past 12 Months, after Five Years of Decline (8/09/2017)

Stronger wood product exports from Brazil have resulted in higher demand for logs and increasing sawlog prices during 2016 and early 2017. Despite the recent price increases, current prices are below the long-term trend lines in the local currency. 

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Sinkhole Halts Domsjö Fabriker Dissoving Pulp Mill in Sweden (8/07/2017)

Huge hole did not damage the mill, but operations temporarily had to be halted to carry out repair work.

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Canfor to Install $105 Million, 32 MW Condensing Turbo Generator at Northwood (8/09/2017)

In addition to $105 million condensing turbo-generator at Northwood NBSK pulp mill in Prince George, B.C., Canada, company also will upgrade refining line at its BCTMP mill in Taylor, B.C.

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Tembec Announces $136 Million Investment in Québec to Improve Competitiveness (3/28/2017)

Tembec, Montreal, Que., Canada, this week announced a four-year $136 million capital investment program in its Québec facilities to improve competitiveness, centered on its specialty cellulose pulp operation at the Temiscaming manufacturing site.

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Georgia-Pacific to Sell Pine Chemicals Business to Ingevity (8/22/2017)

Sell of business for $315 million includes certain pine chemicals-related assets at the Crossett, Ark., mill. 

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Rayonier, Tembec Announce Antitrust Clearance from China (8/14/2017)

China clears, without condition, transaction involving Rayonier’s acquisition of Tembec.

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Canfor Pulp Announces Northwood, Taylor Pulp Mill Energy Projects (8/01/2017)

Northwood project will install a new 32 MW condensing turbo-generator for an estimated cost of $65 million. Taylor project will upgrade the refining line for an estimated cost of $40 million.

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Fibria’s New Três Lagoas Pulp Mill Starts up Ahead of Schedule (8/29/2017)

Company advances delivery of second production line by three weeks and consolidates its global leadership in the sector.

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Tembec Develops Very High Viscosity Specialty Cellulose Pulp (8/22/2017)

New grade, known as Biofloc XV20, is being produced at Tembec’s Tartas Specialty Cellulose Mill in France.

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INOVYN Chlorine Plant in Sweden to Install Valmet Automation (4/03/2017)

Valmet, Finland, will supply an automation system for INOVYN's chlorine plant in Stenungsund, Sweden, which plans to convert its chlorine plant from mercury to membrane technology. Being equipped with Valmet's automation technology will ensure that the plant has high process availability and operational efficiency.

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