BIOFIBRE NEWS

Kelheim Fibres for conveniently disposable wet wipes

Viscose short cut fibres from Kelheim Fibres have proven to be the perfect raw material for the manufacture of wet wipes which meet the new flushability guidelines issued by INDA / EDANA and can be conveniently flushed down the toilet - without clogging the toilet or downstream waste water treatment plants.
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NWBC: Biorefinery experts gathered in Stockholm

The 5th Nordic Wood Biorefinery Conference presented the latest ideas and developments in biorefinery separation and conversion processes as well as new biobased products from the wood based biorefinery: energy, chemicals and materials.
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SUSTAINABILITY NEWS

UPM: Biofore House awarded LEED Platinum Certification

UPM Biofore House in Helsinki, Finland has been awarded LEED Platinum Certification established by U.S. Green Building Council. LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) is transforming the way we think about how buildings and communities are designed, constructed, maintained and operated across the globe.
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Lecta: Reducing CO2 emissions by 10%

As a result of implementing a variety of energy-saving projects, including the start-up of new CHP plants, improvements in manufacturing processes, upgrading equipment, eliminating the use of fuel-oil and using rail rather than ground transport, Lecta has reduced its CO2 emissions per t of paper by 10% since 2006.
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BIOENERGY NEWS

Valmet: Gasification plant inaugurated at GoBiGas, Sweden

The Valmet-supplied gasification plant at GoBiGas (Gothenburg Biomass Gasification Project) was inaugurated on March 12 in Gothenburg, Sweden. The plant was commissioned in late 2013 and will produce gas by gasifying forest residues and wood pellets.
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Valmet: Wood-chip heating plant to Tampereen Energiantuotanto

Valmet will supply a wood-chip-fired heating plant to Tampereen Energiantuotanto Oy, located in the Hervanta area of Tampere, Finland. Valmet's delivery includes a complete plant solution.
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