Metsä Fibre

  • Metsä Fibre and Doosan Škoda Power have signed a preliminary agreement on the delivery of a turbine generator to the new Kemi bioproduct mill in Finland

    Etiketter: Woodfuels
    Metsä Fibre, part of Metsä Group, and Doosan Škoda Power have signed a preliminary agreement on a turbine generator with an electric power of 270 MW for the planned bioproduct mill in Kemi, Finland. The turbine is equipped with two steam bleed connections of different pressure levels and a condensing turbine section. / Metsä Fibre
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  • Preparatory work for the Kemi bioproduct mill project continues in the mill area

    Etiketter: Wood
    Preparatory work belonging to the pre-engineering for the Kemi bioproduct mill project of Metsä Fibre, part of Metsä Group, continues with new preparation activities in the mill area. The preparatory work facilitates the construction of the mill following a possible investment decision. The decision on the EUR 1.5 billion investment in the new bioproduct mill could be made in the early 2021 at the earliest, after the environmental permit process has been completed and other prerequisites for the decision are met. / Metsä Group
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  • Metsä Fibre and ANDRITZ sign preliminary agreement on advanced wood raw material processing equipment

    Etiketter: The pulp and paper industry
    Metsä Fibre, part of Metsä Group, and ANDRITZ signed a preliminary agreement on wood raw material reception and feed equipment for the Kemi bioproduct mill. The delivery includes two automated overhead cranes, as well as their installation and commissioning. This type of fully autonomous, AI-based equipment is a new solution for the reception, storage and process feeding of wood raw material, even on a global scale. It also enables the minimisation of the area needed at the mill for storing wood raw material. The domestic rate of the delivery is 45% and the project is managed by ANDRITZ Oy Lahti center of excellence in Finland. / Metsä Fibree
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  • Metsä Fibre and Econia to cooperate in prevention of grey economy in large-scale Kemi and Rauma projects

    Etiketter: Woodfuels
    Metsä Fibre and Econia have made agreements on consulting services related to contractor liability matters and the prevention of the grey economy in the Kemi bioproduct mill project and the Rauma sawmill project in Finland. The agreement took effect immediately and in full in the Rauma sawmill project, while the preliminary agreement concerning the Kemi bioproduct mill project is conditional on the investment decision. / Metsä Fibre
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  • Metsä Fibre achieves the highest sustainability rating from EcoVadis

    Etiketter: The pulp and paper industry
    Metsä Fibre, part of Metsä Group, has been awarded a Platinum level rating by EcoVadis for the company's corporate social responsibility. Metsä Fibre’s result places the company among the top 1 percent of companies assessed by EcoVadis in the Manufacture of pulp, paper and paperboard industry. / Metsä Group
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  • Project engineering for Metsä Group’s bioproduct mill in Kemi to begin in August 2020

    Etiketter: Woodfuels
    The project engineering for Metsä Fibre’s bioproduct mill project in Kemi, Finland will start at the beginning of August 2020. This means the detailed engineering of the mill’s technology, civil construction, MEI installations and commissioning, as well as preparation for the project’s construction phase. The engineering work will be carried out in cooperation with the selected four main implementation partners: Valmet, ABB, AFRY and Fimpec. / Metsä Fibre
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  • Metsä Fibre and ABB signed preliminary agreement on electrification technology

    Etiketter: Wood
    Metsä Fibre, part of Metsä Group, signed a preliminary agreement with ABB to supply electricity systems to the bioproduct mill in Kemi, Finland. The degree of Finnish origin for the delivery is high, more than 60%. It is estimated that for the entire Metsä Fibre bioproduct mill project the domestic content will be approximately 70%. / Metsä
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  • Ahlstrom-Munksjö and Metsä Fibre collaborating on responsible sourcing

    Etiketter: Wood
    Ahlstrom-Munksjö and Metsä Fibre continue the collaboration by focusing on responsible wood sourcing. As part of a resource-intensive industry Ahlstrom-Munksjö, as a significant wood pulp consumer, and Metsä Fibre, as the world’s leading producer of bleached softwood pulp, have a particular responsibility to advance environmental performance and sustainability throughout their operations and supply chains. / Ahlstrom-Munksjö
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  • Second-phase preparatory work to begin at Metsä Group’s bioproduct mill in Kemi

    Etiketter: Woodfuels
    Metsä Fibre, part of Metsä Group, has completed the first-phase preparatory work as part of the pre-engineering of the Kemi bioproduct mill in the Kemi mill area on schedule in January. The second phase will begin in early April. The purpose of the preparatory work is to enable the construction of the mill and a smooth start for the related earthworks. The investment decision will be made earliest at the autumn 2020, and the construction of the mill is expected to begin right after that. / Metsä
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  • Metsä Group’s bioproduct mill in Äänekoski won Mill of the Future Award at 2020 PPI Awards

    Etiketter: Woodfuels
    Metsä Fibre’s bioproduct mill in Äänekoski was one of the winners at the 2020 Pulp & Paper Industry (PPI) Awards in Lisbon. Metsä Fibre is part of Metsä Group. The bioproduct mill won the Mill of the Future Award. In this category, the mill was evaluated based on the implementation of modern and innovative solutions that improved efficiency, production and environmental performance, for example. / Metsä Fibre
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