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ONU: La contaminación es una amenaza a la humanidad que necesita de una acción global concertada

contaminacionONU: La contaminación es una amenaza a la humanidad que necesita de una acción global concertada

"Una de cada cuatro muertes en el mundo se debe a la contaminación", afirman. "Cada persona y cada rincón del planeta están afectados por la contaminación, la mayor causa de muertes prematuras en el mundo", indica un reciente reporte de Naciones Unidas (ONU Medio Ambiente) donde llaman a una acción global concertada sobre la contaminación basada en su más completa evaluación con datos recientes de todos los continentes sobre la polución atmosférica, terrestre, de agua dulce, marina, química y de desechos impactan en la salud y los ecosistemas.

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UPM's giant pulp project is not lacking in superlatives: biggest, most expensive, historical - for both Finland and Uruguay

20upm1UPM's giant pulp project is not lacking in superlatives: biggest, most expensive, historical - for both Finland and Uruguay

Summary:
Last week, UPM and Uruguay announced an investment deal that enables UPM to build a large pulp factory in the country. The factory would be largest in the world, with a capacity of 2 million tons per year. It would also be the largest investment in the history of Finnish forest industries, leaving Metsä Group's Äänekoski factory in second place. UPM has negotiated very favorable terms for the project. The Uruguay government has promised to invest 860 million in infrastructure by improving the railroads, ports and highways.

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J.Vilaseca to increase paper prices from December

paperJ.Vilaseca to increase paper prices from December

J.Vilaseca to increase paper prices from DecemberJ.Vilaseca will implement a 50 Euro per tonne price increase for all of its paper effective December 1, 2017.

Papermakers are experiencing an unrelenting rise in pulp prices, with monthly increases since last January. There has been an accumulated increase of 38% to date and further price rises are announced for November and December. This is causing an unsustainable increase in production costs and great tension in the paper market.

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UPM plans to build new pulp mill in Uruguay

upm.fraybUPM plans to build new pulp mill in Uruguay

UPM and the Government of Uruguay have signed an investment agreement, which outlines the local prerequisites for a potential pulp mill investment. The agreement details the roles, commitments and time-line for both parties as well as the relevant items to be agreed prior to the final investment decision.

The agreement defines the requirements for the operating environment of a world-class pulp mill project. The site of the mill would be close to the city of Paso de los Toros, in the department of Durazno in central Uruguay.

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Ponsse's Chinese subsidiary celebrates 10th anniversary

ponssechinaPonsse's Chinese subsidiary celebrates 10th anniversary

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Ponsse China, a subsidiary of Ponsse, celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. Ponsse's story in China began in 2007 when Stora Enso chose a partner for the mechanization of harvesting. "When we committed to the co-operation with Stora Enso, we were committed to being close to the customer," says Risto Kääriäinen, CEO of Ponsse China.

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Kemira opens new production line for sodium chlorate in Joutseno, Finland

KemiraKemira opens new production line for sodium chlorate in Joutseno, Finland

Kemira celebrated its new production line for sodium chlorate in Joutseno, Finland. Kemira invested approximately Euro 50 million in the new production line which is among the biggest manufacturing site investments in Finland made in recent years. The construction project employed 200 people during the most active construction phase, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.

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Ence rompe moldes y llena el bolsillo de sus accionistas

ence rompe moldeLa ac­ción más que de du­plica su valor en 2017 su­perando las ex­pec­ta­tivas de los ana­listas
Ence rompe moldes y llena el bolsillo de sus accionistas

Los ‘Albertos’, Juan Luis Arregui, José Ignacio Comenge y Víctor Urrutia hacen buena su apuesta

El arranque del mes de no­viembre no ha hecho sino re­editar el asombro de los ana­listas res­pecto a la evo­lu­ción bur­sátil de Ence, una de las grandes es­tre­llas bur­sá­tiles de 2017. La com­pañía no sólo ha más que du­pli­cado su valor en bolsa este año, sino que ha des­tro­zado todas las pre­vi­siones con una subida ver­ti­gi­nosa que pa­rece no tener fin. Los 1.350 mi­llones que vale en bolsa ates­ti­guan el mo­mento ex­plo­sivo de un grupo en los ni­veles más altos en toda una dé­cada en el mer­cado de va­lo­res.

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