BIOFIBRE NEWS

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Stora Enso: Building demonstration plant in Louisiana, US

Following its recent acquisition of the US-based biotechnology company Virdia, Stora Enso is investing EUR 32 million in a demonstration and market development plant to be built at Raceland, Louisiana, USA.
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Lenzing: Start-up of world’s largest Tencel production plant

The Lenzing Group has successfully initiated production at its new Tencel jumbo production facility, the largest in the world, at the Lenzing site in Upper Austria. The plant is in the midst of a stable ramp-up phase.
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SUSTAINABILITY NEWS

FSC: Celebrating 20th anniversary

“We are proud of what we’ve accomplished in the last 20 years. We have come a long way, but we can achieve even more. And the World’s forests need that.” This statement was made by Kim Carstensen, Director General of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) ahead of the organization’s official celebration of its 20th anniversary, at its triennial General Assembly in Seville, Spain.
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Kimberly-Clark & Greenpeace: 5th anniversary of collaboration

August 5 marked the fifth anniversary of a milestone agreement between Kimberly-Clark Corporation and Greenpeace, which established a framework for collaboration towards long-term solutions to protect forests worldwide.
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BIOENERGY NEWS

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Pöyry: EPCM services assignment for bioenergy project

Millar Western Forest Products Ltd. has awarded Pöyry with the assignment for EPCM (Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management) services for an anaerobic bioenergy project at its Whitecourt pulp mill in Alberta, Canada.
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UPM: BioVerno wins EU Sustainable Energy Europe Award

The UPM Biofuels has received the European Union’s Sustainable Energy Europe Award 2014 in the “Travelling” category for its renewable crude tall oil based UPM BioVerno diesel in Brussels, Belgium.
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