Stories from the world of pulp, sawn timber and other bioproducts
Metsä Group’s objective is that all the raw materials it uses in its products will be fossil-free by 2030.
Metsä Group aims to increase the amount of carbon stored in its products by 30 per cent by 2030. This goal can be achieved by producing wood products with a long life that store carbon throughout their life cycles.
Construction of Metsä Fibre’s Kemi bioproduct mill, one of Finland’s largest building sites, requires huge amounts of sawn timber. Precisely scheduled deliveries have been arranged between the mill constructors, Metsä Fibre’s sawmills and K-Rauta Äimärautio, a hardware store in Oulu.
Establishing a paper mill in the United Arab Emirates brings with it a unique set of challenges. In the case of the Ittihad and Crown Paper Mills, these challenges have been met with great success.
Reusing and upcycling materials are steps towards a more sustainable future. A Danish company, Norto, is creating unique interior decorations from leftover timber scraps.
Metsä Fibre’s technical customer service offers clear savings and improved pulp performance.
The pulp fibre line building, turbine building and bleached pulp storage towers are now clearly distinguishable. The arrival of the first special transports was a major milestone at the end of the year. In early 2022, the site will move increasingly from construction to installation.
Construction work on the site has advanced in line with the master schedule. The sawmill buildings were completed in November.