Södra Cell's pulp mill in Tofte, Norway, to feature new tall oil boiler, will replace 16,000 tonnes of fuel oil with bio-fuel, reduce fossil carbon dioxide by more than 50,000 tonnes/year; investments aimed for completion by end of 2014

UPPLANDS VASBY, Sweden , April 24, 2012 (press release) – The good news reached the factory last week and means that the work to make the plant independent of heating oil can be started. The investments are to be implemented at several levels where the first involves the construction of a new tall oil boiler, which is the basis for replacing a third of the fuel oil in the limekiln.

Residual fuel oil will be replaced by bioenergy from bark. A total of 16 000 tonnes of fuel oil will be replaced by environmentally friendly bio-fuel, causing the emission of fossil carbon dioxide to be reduced by more than 50 000 tonnes a year.

The investments should be completed by the end of 2014. The Tall Oil project will start immediately.

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