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How to achieve optimal retention
19 April, 2017
Dolphin Bay Chemicals
Achieving the recommended retention levels of chemical is a common challenge for wood treaters, and one that is exacerbated by the effects of a changing climate on the structure of timber. However, the challenge can be addressed by careful quality control. In this article... read more
Century-old timber into acoustic pianos
7 April, 2017
friday offcuts
Timber planted during planting trials a century ago is now being trialled in the production of acoustic pianos, after a local piano maker ordered a load of sugar pine grown in Tumut State Forest to be tested in the construction of grand pianos. read more
Green plastic made from green needles
7 April, 2017
Friday offcuts
When pine trees are harvested, it's obviously the wood that people are after - the needles are simply discarded. Before too long, however, that may change. Scientists from the UK's University of Bath have recently developed a renewable plastic, made with a chemical derived from pine needles. read more
Finnpulp receives environmental permit for the world’s largest softwood pulp mill
5 April, 2017
GWMI
The Regional State Administrative Agency has granted the environmental permit for Finnpulp's bioproduct plant, which is to be built in Sorsasalo, Kuopio, and the wastewater treatment facility connected to the plant. The environmental permit defines the terms for the pulp plant's operation... read more
Sappi Biotech partners with CellMark
4 April, 2017
pulpapernews.com
Sappi's Biotech division has entered into an agreement with CellMark appointing CellMark as the non-exclusive sales agent for Sappi Biotech's Hansa lignin products, produced in liquid and powder formats in South Africa at Sappi Tugela Mill. read more

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