Resolute Forest Products has reached a settlement in the legal case launched last May against third-party auditor The Rainforest Alliance. The lawsuit concerned draft audit reports for the Black Spruce Dog River Matawin Forests and Caribou Forest operations in Ontario, related to the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification of these areas. Under the terms of the agreement, a new corrective action verification audit (CVA) will be conducted by a new independent Rainforest Alliance audit team for the Black Spruce Dog River Matawin Forests, located in northwest Ontario. The CVA audit will be completed within six months.
Effective with shipments on or after April 8, 2016, Appleton Coated will be increasing prices on Ethos Uncoated Offset and Ethos Uncoated Offset 100% PCRF by $3.00/cwt.
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Ahlstrom-Munksjö will invest approximately EUR 15 million to install a new co-generation plant at its Turin site in Italy. The investment allows the combined and efficient generation of power and steam needed for the site processes. The project will begin in the first half of 2019, and is expected to be completed by the first half of 2020. The cogeneration plant consisting of a new gas turbine and a new heat recovery steam generator will be installed in a new building adjacent to the manufacturing facilities and connected to the existing steam turbine. The Turin plant manufactures filtration and release liner products for Ahlstrom-Munksjö’s Filtration and Performance and Industrial Solutions business areas. Click read more below for additional detail.
Klabin will conduct maintenance shutdowns at its two units in Paraná. Between March 19 and 31, the Puma Unit in Ortigueira will undergo its first maintenance shutdown. The Monte Alegre Unit will be shut down for maintenance between April 24 and May 3. Around 150 companies will be contracted for the maintenance services, which include inspection of boilers, digesters, pipelines, power generation and distribution systems, and control of the entire production process, among other activities – all this to ensure the safety and reliability of plant operations. click Read More below for additional detail