Los expertos luchan contra 19 incendios en Asturias y cinco en Cantabria
La policía investiga a cuatro personas como los presuntos incendiarios en Cantabria
Un hombre apaga el fuego en Posada, en Asturias. CESAR MANSO (afp) / atlas
La lucha continúa. Aunque el número de incendios está bajando en Asturias gracias a los esfuerzos de los bomberos, del Ejército, voluntarios y fuerzas y cuerpos de seguridad, todavía quedan en Asturias 19 fuegos activos, especialmente en la zona de Salas y Llanes. La delegada del Gobierno en Asturias, Delia Losa, ha explicado este martes, antes de participar en la Junta Local de Seguridad de Castrillón, que la situación es "bastante mejor" a la de este lunes, cuando aún se contabilizaban 39 focos activos. Losa ha confiado en que la lluvia prevista para este miércoles ayude a terminar de extinguir los incendios.
UPM Annual Report 2018 published
UPM's Annual Report 2018 has been published online at www.upm.com and www.upm.fi. The Annual Report including the company's Financial Statements and the Report of the Board of Directors for the period 1 January - 31 December 2018 is available in English and Finnish as a PDF file on the corporate website.
UPM has also published its Corporate Governance Statement 2018 and the Remuneration Statement dated 28 February 2019 on the corporate website in the Investors section under Governance (www.upm.com/governance). The statements can be downloaded as PDF files in English and Finnish. The Annual Report and the statements are also attached to this release.
Nippon Paper constructs carboxymethyl cellulose facility at its Gotsu mill in Japan
Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. announces the construction of a new facility for the functional cellulose product carboxymethyl cellulose (CMC) at the Gotsu Mill in Japan. Nippon Paper Industries will invest approximately 4.7 billion yen into this facility, which is planned to be completed in November 2020.
Upon this construction, Nippon Paper Industries will re-establish a CMC production system and work toward a shift to high-value-added and high-quality fields such as special brands for food and lithium ion batteries developed with its unique technologies.
Glatfelter announces changes to its operating model and key leadership
Glatfelter, a leading global supplier of engineered materials, today announced it is launching the next steps in its strategic transformation, that will migrate the Company from a business unit structure to a functional operating model.
“We have laid the foundation for reshaping our business through a number of actions in 2018, including the first shipment of commercial products from our new state-of-the-art airlaid facility in Fort Smith, Arkansas, acquiring Georgia-Pacific’s European nonwovens business in Steinfurt, Germany, and completing of the sale of the Specialty Papers business.
Finland’s national forest strategy highlights climate-sustainable forestry
The brand-new update of Finland’s national forest strategy up to 2025 introduces new goals, including climate-sustainable forestry; new, wood-based products and an international forest policy that could encompass the European Union, for example.
Until now, the thinking was that the results sought by these new goals would be reached by implementing the other goals in the strategy. By including them in the list of goals, the Finnish Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry wants to highlight their fundamental importance for the sustainable use of the country’s forests.