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Columbia Pulp starts pulp mill construction

17 Oct 2017 − Construction work for the new 140,000 tpy pulp mill in the USA has started. Columbia Pulp wants to produce pulp based on straw.» more

Greenpeace blocks SCA Östrand pulp mill

16 Oct 2017 − Greenpeace activists are protesting against the alleged destruction of "the last critical forest landscapes in northern Sweden."» more

Smurfit Kappa starts up new
containerboard machine in Mexico

13 Oct 2017 − Smurfit Kappa wants to improve its integration rate in Mexico and has invested in a new 100,000 tpy PM at the Los Reyes mill which has now started up.» more

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Fortress Paper's Thurso dissolving pulp mill
up and running again

12 Oct 2017 − Repair work at Fortress Paper's Thurso mill is completed. After an explosion in the gas collection system and a following two-week downtime, production could be restarted on 6 October.» more

Ontex to build plant for sanitary products in Poland

11 Oct 2017 − Ontex will expand its presence in Poland. The company is planning to erect a new plant for baby diapers and incontinence products in the country, where it currently only has a sales office in Warsaw.» more

RCP prices in Poland still high in September

10 Oct 2017 − While other European countries have already felt the effects of lacking export opportunities to China and prices began to fall in September at the latest, Polish prices were still at a high level in September. Price...» more