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Sustainable packaging and paper leader delivers ‘resilient performance’

THE Mondi Group announced the company’s results for the 12 months to December 31, 2023, on February 22. Commenting on the results, Andrew King,...

Optimised spray nozzle performance boosts sustainability in paper plants

SUSTAINABILITY in paper plants with spray nozzles is a crucial aspect of the industry's efforts to minimise environmental impact and promote responsible resource management....

Sister companies improve steam efficiency in pulp and paper industry

VALVE supplier Bilfinger Intervalve Africa (BIA) succeeded in improving the steam system of a paper mill for an increase in efficiency and productivity and...

Paper industry offers life-changing career avenues through learner placement programme

SAKHILE Zincume from Gingindlovu in KwaZulu-Natal had been held back in grade 11 twice before finally completing his matric. He went on to enrol...

Green Scorpions fine mill based on 2014 audit

SAPPI Southern Africa reached an agreement with the Green Scorpions (Environmental Management Inspectorate - EMI), pertaining to environmental contraventions at the Saiccor Mill in...

Applications open for paper and pulp engineering bursary and research programme

THE PAMSA is offering BEng or BSc in Chemical Engineering students the opportunity to pursue a master’s degree with the help of a two-year...

Old tyres and new flooring a winning combination at expanded Hammarsdale facility

TYRE recycler, Mathe Group, and Van Dyck, manufacturer of recycled rubber flooring – sister companies within the PFE International Group of companies – are...

South African chemical engineering student among top three in prestigious global award

NORTH West University Masters student, Leane Naude (pictured) clinched third place in the 2022-2023 Blue Sky Young Researchers Innovation Awards programme, a global initiative,...

Everyone a winner at Sappi Safety Awards

ALTHOUGH there were 18 awards presented at the 2022 Sappi Southern Africa (SSA) Safety Excellence Awards, in reality, these award winners represent the thousands...

Endorsement of a common vision for a global treaty to end plastic pollution

MONDI, a global leader in sustainable packaging and paper, has endorsed a common vision for an effective and ambitious UN Global Treaty to End...

Global demand for dissolving pulp triggers mammoth expansion and upgrade project

UPGRADED and expanded, Sappi’s Saiccor Mill is responsible for more than 60% of the company’s annual global production capacity of dissolving pulp (DP), used...

Pulp and paper company announces first sustainability linked financing facility

AS a global leader in sustainable woodfibre products and solutions, sustainability and moving towards a circular economy underpin Sappi’s business strategy. Sappi’s efforts are...

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Sites on the N3 to be first in network of off-grid electric truck charging stations

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President praises upgraded Pinetown packaging plant

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Tapping into young STEM potential in eThekwini

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