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Fires continue to damage tracts of timberland in South Africa and Swaziland, says paper and pulp manufacturer Sappi.



An assessment is under way to determine the extent of this quarter’s damage, which is directly linked to the age of the trees. Van As said that while the company had taken steps t
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Wausau Paper, according to their figures, have reduced overall water usage by 50 percent since 2001. They have reduced overall energy use per ton by 23 percent and reduced overall site gross energy use by 18 percent since 2001.
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Mayr-Melnhof Karton AG (MMK) said net profit for the first six months of 2007 grew 9.7 pct year-on-year to 59.8 mln eur, primarily due to price increases and growth in Eastern European markets.
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A new paper merchant has emerged from the collapsed Bespoke Paper Services (BPS), which went into administration on 2 July.
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Net income reached 27 million Swiss francs ($22 million), compared with a net loss of 239 million francs a year earlier, the Basel, Switzerland-based company said today in a statement. Sales climbed 2 percent to 1.65 billion francs.
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(Canada) Domtar Corp. (TSX:UFS), which recently merged with the paper business of U.S. forestry giant Weyerhaeuser, anticipates higher shipments this
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(USA) A judge has approved the bankruptcy plan of Port Townsend Paper Corp., clearing a path for it to exit Chapter 11 under the control of bondholde
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(USA) Bemis Company, Inc. has announced that Henry J. Theisen has been elected to the position of president and chief operating officer. Theisen has
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(Ireland) Irish paper packaging maker Smurfit Kappa (SKG.I: Quote, Profile, Research) said on Wednesday its second-quarter core profit rose 18 percen
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(USA) International Paper Co. and the United Steelworkers union have reached an agreement on a contract that could impact wages, benefits and job pro
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(Canada) “The combined effect of these shutdowns will result in a reduction in production of close to 6,000 tonnes of newsprint,” said Chris Black, s
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(USA) A fire in the fuel yard at Red Shield Environmental LLC, formerly the Georgia-Pacific Corp. mill, is believed to have been caused by an electri
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(USA) “Our second quarter 2007 results for Verso Paper reflect the market softness for coated paper, particularly coated groundwood. However, our ab
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Voith Paper Inc. wishes to respond to certain inaccuracies contained in an article in the Beloit Daily News on August 3, 2007.
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The Governor's Award honors Tennessee employers and employees who achieve a required number of hours worked during a calendar year without workplace
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Earlier this year, Temple-Inland, hurt by the housing slowdown, said it would spin off its financial-services and real-estate operations and sell its
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Abitibi-Consolidated Recycling Europe is one of the largest kerbside collection companies operating in the UK, collecting around 400,000 tonnes of re
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Albany International Reports Second-Quarter Earnings
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(Canada) In its first quarterly report since merging with the paper business of U.S. forestry giant Weyerhaeuser, Domtar Corp. (TSX: UFS) has recorde
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