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News on Russian pulp and paper industry.

Sergey Furgal: “Pulp production is a promising direction for the development of the forest sector of the economy of the Khabarovsk territory»

August 19, 2019 ` 13:55  
At the plenary session on Russian-Indian cooperation, the Governor of the Khabarovsk territory noted: “A promising direction for the development of the forest sector of the economy of the region can be the implementation of a project for...

Belarusian Svetlogorsk pulp and board mill independently to complete the construction of a plant for the production of bleached sulfate pulp with a capacity of 400,000 tons per year

August 17, 2019 ` 21:45  
The General meeting of shareholders of Svetlogorsk pulp and board mill JSC agreed on the procedure and order of completion of the contract construction contract dated 11 October 2010 made between Svetlogorsk pulp and mill JSC and Chinese...

The installation of the second Futura converting line is being completed at Arkhbum Tissue Group plant

August 15, 2019 ` 23:43  
According to corporate press service, the installation of the second Futura converting line (Italy) for the production of toilet paper and paper towels under its own brand Soffione is being completed at a new plant of Arkhbum Tissue...

UPM continues its strategic transformation and invests in a world class pulp mill in central Uruguay

July 31, 2019 ` 12:40  
UPM made the investment decision to construct a 2,1 million tonne greenfield eucalyptus pulp mill near Paso de los Toros in central Uruguay. The highly competitive mill investment of USD 2,7 billion will grow UPM’s current pulp capacity...

Stora Enso to sell its stake in the Dawang paper mill to its joint venture partner Huatai

July 29, 2019 ` 23:55  
Stora Enso has signed an agreement to divest its 60% equity stake in the Dawang Mill in China, to its joint venture partner, Shandong Huatai Paper. The joint venture Stora Enso Huatai (Shandong) Paper Company Limited operates the...

The project of construction of a new line for the production of thermomechanical mass of Volga JSC is included in the list of priorities in the field of forest development

July 28, 2019 ` 13:33  
By the order of the Ministry of industry and trade of the Russian Federation (№ 2317 of June 28, 2019) the investment project of JSC “Volga” in the field of forest development “Construction of the second line for...

The government of the Republic of Komi and Mondi have signed a cooperation agreement for three years

July 24, 2019 ` 14:05  
Head of the Republic of Komi Sergey Gaplikov and General Director of Mondi SLPK Klaus Peller signed an agreement on cooperation and organization of relations between the plant and the government of the Republic. The new agreement is...

Arkhangelsk PPM once again proved its high climate resilience rating according to CDP scoring

July 20, 2019 ` 22:55  
Arkhangelsk PPM, JSC once again proved its high climate resilience rating according to CDP scoring (an international project on the disclosure of greenhouse gas emissions). On the basis of independent evaluation of the submitted report, APPM got a...

UPM has created a new product based on wood nanocellulose for the medical industry

July 14, 2019 ` 18:05  
The novel wood-based wound dressing offers significant benefits for both patients and hospitals and is ready to be sold on the European market after receiving regulatory approval and CE mark. Healing a wound as efficiently and comfortably as...

Sveza is considering the possibility of building a pulp and paper mill in the Vologda region

July 12, 2019 ` 16:25  
According to the press service of Sveza from July 10, 2019, a new plant can be built in Cherepovets district, Vologda region.  At the stage of discussion is the project of construction of a new generation of biotechnological...

Andritz to supply new HERB recovery boiler to Ilim Group’s “Big Ust-Ilimsk Project” in Russia

July 10, 2019 ` 13:33  
The Andritz HERB recovery boiler will have a black liquor combustion capacity of 1,950 tds/d, with start-up planned in the second half of 2021. The order is part of the one billion US dollar “Big Ust-Ilimsk Project” that...