Cautious response to Norske Skog forests sale

Norske Skog workers talking to Brian Mitchell MHR on anofficial visit to Norske Skog’s Boyer Mill in 2017. NEWS of the proposed sale of papermaker Norske Skog’s Tasmanian forests to an investment company has been greeted cautiously by Federal Member

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Norske Skog Albury mill to close by Christmas

PAPERMAKER Norske Skog has announced the closure of the Boyer Mill’s sister factory at Albury following the ongoing drop in demand for newsprint from Australia’s newspapers. The Albury mill opened in 1981 – 40 years after Boyer – and many

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Brighter prospects for Norske Skog

ONGOING investments at the Boyer Mill and another at Saugbrugs in Norway were progressing well and would improve profit margins at both mills from next year, according to paper-maker Norske Skog’s report for the second quarter of 2013. “Despite falling

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Praise and prize for Norske Skog safety

PAPERMAKER Norske Skog has received a Minister’s Award for Excellence in Workplace Safety in recognition of an outstanding safety record at the Boyer mill. The award was presented on Friday by Ross Butler MHA, on behalf of Workplace Relations Minister

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Local office to manage former Norske forests

SFM managing director Andrew Morgan, left, with directorDavid Wise. THE Tasmanian-based company selected to manage the former Norske Skog forest estate in southern Tasmania will open an office in New Norfolk. The State Government has welcomed the selection of Hobart-based

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Norske lights up for Dark Mofo

Norkse Skog’s Boyer mill has once again turned on the red floodlights toilluminate the factory’s riverfront buildings in celebration of the annualDark Mofo festival.

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Norske’s Maydena meet and greet tomorrow

COMMUNITY INFORMATION SESSION  MAYDENA RESIDENTS Thursday 16th March from 3-5.30 pm At: Maydena Community Hall Norske Skog staff will be available to discuss forestry activities in the Maydena area: Planned burning Harvesting Replanting activities Come along for a chat or

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Newspapers stick with Norske

AUSTRALIA’S major newspaper publishers have signed new long-term agreements with papermaker Norske Skog for the supply of newsprint and improved-grade paper. News Corp and Fairfax Media both had supply agreements with Norske Skog that were due to expire in June

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Business

$3m boost for Barwick’s business at Boyer

A DERWENT Valley business has been selected as the successful applicant to establish an organic waste processing facility. Environment minister Roger Jaensch MHA today said B.G. & J.M. Barwick Pty Ltd would receive seed funding of $3 million to establish

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News

Bipartisan election boost for Boyer

THE federal Labor and Liberal parties have both committed up to $2 million to support upgrades at the Norske Skog paper mill at Boyer. This funding supports a further $2m from the State Government and $2.9m from the papermaker itself.

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Politics

Meet the candidates for Derwent

THREE candidates are contesting the Legislative Council seat of Derwent in the elections being held on May 1. The election is the first since revised Upper House electoral boundaries came into effect in 2017. The change means that Derwent once

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