December 2016

Installations&Startings | USA

Valmet to supply two Advantage NTT tissue productionlines to Sofidel America’s new mill in USA

Sofidel America is continuing its expansion in USA and recently announced their plans for a new greenfield plant in Circleville, Ohio. Valmet will deliver two Advantage NTT tissue lines including stock preparation equipment…

Market trends

Raw materials: what’s the situation worldwide?

According to the World Bank, «all main commodity price indexes (except those referring to food products and precious metals) are expected to decrease in 2016». This data has been published by Roskill, i.e….

Energies

Renewables’ contribution to energy production has risen to 22.3% if one considers the share of electric energy alone

The International Energy Agency, i.e. IEA has once again reported on the contribution made by renewable energy sources to the world energy demand. The expected prospect is a long-term one (the data registered is…

Norms

A single and specific regulation for the paper and cardboard sector

Cepi brings the voice of paper in Europe. It has been working for two years for the harmonization of the norms on papers and cardboards that are in touch with food. Clear and…

Climate

Agreement between the US and China to cut greenhouse gas emissions

On the occasion of the G20 meeting in Hangzhou the US and China announced the ratification of the Cop21 UN agreement of December last to cut greenhouse gas emissions. The agreement needs to…

Raw Material

APP promotes the development of a new source of biofuels in Indonesia

Asia Pulp & Paper Group, Asian producer of paper and cellulose, announces its own support for a pilot project in the biofuels sector led by local communities which will be able to help…

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