Posts Tagged ‘pulp mills’
Filed under: Dissolving Pulp
Lenzing Signs Deal To Increase Dissolving Pulp Cooperation
by Trevor J. Murphy on Jul 31st, 2012
A new multi-year contract signed this month solidified a continuing relationship between Lenzing AG and Sappi Ltd. in the dissolving pulp sector. The deal outlines a plan whereby Lenzing – a company that specializes in manufacturing man-made cellulose fibres – will procure dissolving pulp from Sappi in order to manufacture its products. According to a press release issued by Lenzing, the deal “intensifies a long-time cooperation between ...
Filed under: Pulp & Paper
NS Pulp & Paper Mills In Need Of Changing Direction
by Trevor J. Murphy on Nov 4th, 2011
Only two months after the closure of a large pulp and paper mill in Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia, another prominent paper mill is facing a similar threat. AbitibiBowater announced this week it would close its mill just outside of Liverpool, NS if they cannot come up with a strategy that could help it survive. "We talked about weeks for plans to be in place and developed to address the various challenges. So there is a great sense of urgency...
Filed under: Cogeneration
Cogeneration’s Future Could Lie In Computer Chips
by Trevor J. Murphy on Aug 30th, 2010
Many pulp mills around the world rely on the benefits of cogeneration – the recycling of steam and heat to produce electricity – to help reduce waste, save money and increase efficiency. At the mill in Thurso, Quebec, for example, small-scale cogeneration is already taking place. Black cooking liquor is burned off, generating heat, electricity and/or stream for the mill, steam gathered from the recovery boilers used during the pulping proc...